A few weeks ago, I received a rather interesting email request from Bobby Solomon at Kitsune Noir. Instead of describing the content, I’ll let Bobby tell you in his own words. The last line is the best!!!

My name is Bobby and I run a blog called Kitsune Noir.
Through the blog I run a project called The Desktop Wallpaper Project, where I ask artist and designers to create wallpaper sfor people’s computers. These are given away every Wednesday in a ton of different sizes including iPhone and PSP to people looking for a change to their desktop.

I was curious if you’d be intrested in creating something for the project?
I’ve loved your work for… probably years now, definitely since you first started popping up.
But I’ve had a couple beers so I thought I’d email you and see if you’d do it?

Who could turn down a request like that? Thus the creation of INFECTIOUS. I sat down last night and rendered all of the requested sizes and then double-checked to make sure that I hadn’t forgotten any (a not-so-uncommon reality). I was quite surprised to see it posted so quickly today!

If you choose to download INFECTIOUS, I hope you enjoy it. It’s the least I can do for everyone who has supported my work—both online and off. Yes, I did this for the sake of good karma. Also know that this image will never be available in print form. This is a gift, so do with it as you see fit.

Unlike a lot of artists who view the internet as a venue for digital shoplifiting and income loss, I feel that the number of honest people is significantly larger than those who are not. That said, if you choose output the image, do so prudently and, above all, MAKE SURE THE COLOR IS RIGHT!.


8 Responses to “FREE”

  1. I was so happy to find this on KN+ (a blog I read regularly!) today! You are so awesome to bloggers!

  2. Brythefry Says:

    *Right Click*
    Set as Desktop Background…


    Nice work Thomas!

  3. i saw and recognized your work from the Aperture Newsletter. i first saw your work this year at Photo LA and was very impressed. I looked you up and saw your offer. it compelled me to comment. this free offer has gotten you not only a soon to be supporter… but a big old fan! THANKS!

  4. Geez, how did it manage to escape me that you’d started a new blog?! Glad to have found you again.

  5. Works perfect, nice and dark.

  6. tomhavers Says:

    Thanks for the new wallpaper! Have fun at the summer party next week.

  7. Katie (aka Penland Kat) Says:

    I can’t wait for your opening at the Foley Gallery, and I am grabbing the wallpaper this instant!

  8. Excellent! I look forward to seeing you again. We will all be there.

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