Have you received one of Mr. Walters' postcard artworks in the mail? Would you like to share your testimonials here in the Destined to Fail gallery? We want to hear from you! Send us your thoughts via e-mail. We are especially curious about how the cards made it to you. If you can send us a picture or scan to add to this gallery, we would appreciate it. Images should be saved as jpegs at 72 pixels/inch, and should be no wider than 400 pixels. Thank you.
The 2002 holiday season, I shipped out my fair share of packages, and I had to cut down many, many corrugated cardboard boxes. A result of this activity was a healthy pile of cardboard scraps.
I soon found myself drawing silly illustrations on the stuff, and then inspiration hit me. I started to cut out these pieces and mail them off as postcards to various people I know.
As I did this, I realized that many would be damaged or altered in shipping by the post office. You see, the U.S.P.S. in my involuntary collaborator on these pieces. It is only through their handling (or mishandling) that the works are "finished" and delivered to their new owners.
Collected here in this gallery is a sampling of this work. Each piece is shown as it looked before I dropped them in the mailbox. For a brief time, I will offering the public the chance to become a part of the art-making process. Several of the unfinished pieces will be put up for auction.
In the future, I hope to get images of the cards after there completion through the postal service up here on this site. Until then, browse my gallery by clicking on a image above, or by following the links below.