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Drive In Theatre Greeting Card featuring the painting Twenty Minutes To Show Time by Michael Swanson

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Twenty Minutes To Show Time Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Great story telling Michael. Congratulations on your sale.

Congratulations on your sale!

Congratulation on sale announcement and great.

Warm congratulations on such great art sale! Irina

How very wonderful!!! L / F / now following!

Congratulations on your sale!

Remember these times, well done.

Thanks all :)


Fabulous work, congratulations on your sale!

Such a pleasure to view! Fun and engaging!

Brings back some good memories, as I lived right behind a drive-in-theater. Congratulations on the sale of your art! v/f/g+

I went to a drive in movie last year. It is a lot funner than going into a stuffy movie theatre.


Thanx Rhonda

Unbelievable!!!! Amazing!!!! LOVE THIS!!!

This is magnificent! Fav.

Thanks all, I now look at it and wonder how I did it all :)

An amazing amount of work in this painting,.... I solute you! I love it.

Fabulous work here Michael!!! vf tw

Coming from probably an old expert with first hand knowledge of this subject makes me humble and very appreciative of comments like yours, Thank You !

Michael, this is one of the most gorgeous oil paintings of nostalgic beauty I have ever seen! It is the most resplendent of all oil painting images of this era in time, that I have had the true pleasure to view and enjoy! Thanks so much for sharing this beauty both on our FEATURED ARTWORK page of our site and in the contest, as I thought it was truly deserving of the accolades it received. Kudos to you, Michael, and thanks for the memories, my friend! fave and vote and FB and tweet and g+1 on this masterpiece of a memorable era!

Nice and nostalgic! Congratulations on your 1st-place Win!

Awesome work. Congrats on your first place contest win.v/p

What a wonderful night atmosphere, Michael! Very unique painting! F/V - Greetings from Andreas

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Artist's Description

"You can never go back" is a popular saying which is true. However it is the nature of the human brain's complexity which allows us to look longingly to the past which in many people triggers lost memories and emotions that seem to have long disappeared. Our most pleasant memories appear to be of early adulthood, a time when life was carefree and the best was yet to come. A time when money wasn't the focus and responsibility was something others had to deal with. Those called the baby boomers experienced this in a most unique way, benefitting from a world that suddenly exploded with technology few had dreamed of before. Everything imaginable seemed suddenly attainable, that is, until the 1970's reared it's ugly head and showed us that there ain't no free ride. The Vietnam War, Hippies and the drug scene that followed created the "me" generation that still plagues us to this day with stock-market greed and callousness that few could imagine back then. Life is always a work in progres...

About Michael Swanson

Michael Swanson

CHECK OUT SwansonArt Originals LATEST SALE Please VOTE for your favorite images, it helps sales. Thanks ___________________________________________________ Michael Swanson "The hands of a Craftsman, the heart of an Artist." Heritage Gallery, Laguna, CA I'm often told; "Your art is so real looking why not just take a photo"? Well yes, if I could not draw I probably would, however a photo rarely reflects the three dimensional world we experiences, how often have you been disappointed that your photograph did not turn out as you expected? Let me explain; in a three dimensional world we see things subjectively, photographs can only capture a split second of any scene which often disappoints and is the main reason...

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