More regrettable incidents in a life filled with bitter remorse.

David Fullarton makes pictures with words on them.

Official Merch.

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Actual picture of actual water bottles, actually for sale, and actual original artwork.

Late last year I was contacted by merchandising company BlueQ about using some of my artwork on one of their stainless steel water bottles. They chose the ‘Unbeknownst to you I have been keeping score all along’ piece that had appeared in my Sisyphus Office installation, and asked me to re-do it to fit the bottle shape.

I have to admit it seemed like a peculiar thing to stick on a water bottle, but who am I to argue with a crack team of hip marketing experts. Maybe dehydrated stalkers and obsessives are a big target market. Anyway the BlueQ people were an absolute pleasure to deal with, and they just sent me a load of bottles, which look fantastic – even if I do say so myself.

This remarkable receptacle is now for sale online and at pointless trinket stores everywhere. Not only do I get paid a tiny amount anytime someone’s foolish enough to buy one, but 1% of the sale goes to support the conservation work of The Nature Conservancy. For those who care about such details, the bottle is 20oz./600ml, BPA free, no liner, 18/8 stainless steel and decorated with lead-free inks, all of which are good things, I’m sure. So all that remains is for you to buy one. Now. And yes, I will be keeping score.



Written by David

March 24, 2010 at 1:00 pm

Posted in Art News, Illustration

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  1. i just bought this bottle at the LA Public Library store and it makes me alternately smile big and snicker sinisterly. Thanks. Love your work.

    Eve Troeh

    September 3, 2010 at 8:30 am

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