Don't Stop Believin' Print

$ 40.00


My family went to Mexico to see the whales. I used a photo from our expedition as reference for this painting. But the biggest chunk of our time on that vacation was spent at the pool.

My family were the only humans south of sixty. Our older neighbors were oblivious to the world of fantasy happening right in front of them. They seemed a little annoyed by the joyful noises bubbling forth from the pool.

Mind you, I couldn’t see everything that clearly – Adultitis has dimmed my imagination more than I’d care to admit – but I could see well enough to know that magic was happening in that pool. I witnessed an adventure, wrought with equal parts excitement and peril, and I smiled as I wondered how magnificent it must be.

That it appeared to be invisible made it no less real. Why do we stop believing in fantastic things? And why do our wide eyes grow so dim with age? Shouldn’t they be even wider, for an old person has been privileged to observe an avalanche of wonders.

I could have sworn that a giant humpback whale lept right out of that very pool. Don’t ask the grumps around the pool to fact check my story. I’m certain they missed the whole thing. Too riddled with Adultitis, no doubt. As I said, it has its grip on me, too. But I’m still fighting. I plan to fight it all the days of my life. I hope I never stop believing.

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This colorful artwork by Jason Kotecki comes in a variety of sizes.

11"x14" Matted Print. Each museum quality print is made on thick, archival, acid-free matte paper. Finished with a white mat, it will easily fit into any standard 16"x20" frame.  Printed in America.

11"x14" Framed Print. You can also let us take care of the framing for you! Choose a luxurious white or black natural wood frame that features a smooth finish over a stately and curvaceous crown profile. It includes a glass-like 1/16” thick clear acrylic glazing, which is shatter resistant and half the weight of glass, but gives the same clarity as glass and protects the artwork from fading.

16"x20" and 24"x30" Canvas Prints. The fade-resistant canvas print is sure to make a statement in any space. It's a 20.5 mil-thick poly-cotton blend canvas hand-stretched on solid wood stretcher bars with a matte finish coating. Made in the USA.

24"x30" Original Painting. Sold.

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