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Ellen Rocks!!

It was in the summer of 2005 when I first began creating my Rockin' Caricatures. At first sales were slow. The public had never seen this before and didn't know how to react. Eventually I hit upon the idea of painting celebrities on rocks and sending it to them. Maybe one of these famous people would say something publically about their rock and I would get some publicity that way.

One of the first rocks I sent was to Oprah Winfrey. I recieved a nice thank you letter from her office, but that's as far as it went. Eventually I had sent rocks to every TV talk show host from Jay Leno to Joy Behar with little result. That is until I sent a rock to Ellen Degeneres.

I sent the rock to Ellen thinking little would come of it. I was in for a shocking surprise when 3 weeks later she opened her show on April 16, 2007 by showing off the rock I had sent to her.
 
From that point forward my Rockin' Caricature business started to take off. Not only did lots of people tell me that they saw the show, but now I could say "As seen on Ellen." By featuring my art on her show Ellen gave my business a much needed boost. Now I can claim to have painted approximately 8000 faces on rocks and and my success is due in no small part to her. She doesn't know how much she helped me and I will always be grateful to her for helping me with my fledgling business. I hope to one day have the honor of thanking her in person.

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