Ephemeral Enemy Tee by Pete Janes

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$24.80

Sizing Information

S M L XL 2XL 3XL
Chest 34" 39.0" 43.0" 46" 50" 54"
Length 28.5" 29" 30" 31.5" 32" 32"
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Note: Slim fit, order a size up if you’d like it less fitting

Features

  • Sweatshop-free, ethically sourced cotton apparel
  • Printed using cutting edge direct to garment technology
  • Slim fit, order a size up if you'd like it less fitting
  • Cold wash and hang out to dry

“FMRL NME” refers to Death, the untouchable, irreducible, inevitable nemesis of life, which appears unbidden, does its work, and vanishes.

I’ve been playing around with this phonetic for years. Recently, while hiking in the Coast Range here in Oregon, I came across a bleached bird skull (most likely a Steller’s Bluejay) and the images I took matched up with the phrase perfectly.

Created in Gimp.

Organic produce slinger by day. Automatic Scribbler and Deliberate Renderer by night.

“Pete Janes entertains the macro insect crowd with meticulous gouache and watercolor specimen pieces, while his more imaginary illustrations seem to be glimpses into faraway realities.”—noted art critic and Portland bum R. Terialspray

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Comments

  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottabout 5 years ago

    Very clever!!!

  • Thanks Marsha!

    – Pete Janes

  • Ken Powers
    Ken Powersabout 5 years ago

    Nicely done Pete! Great work!

  • Very much appreciated, Ken!

    – Pete Janes

  • Warren Haney
    Warren Haneyabout 5 years ago

    Had to look up ephemeral ..But i get it now…so oo clever !!!!!!!!

  • Doing my part to boost my fellow RBers’ vocabularies! Thanks Warren!

    – Pete Janes

  • redqueenself
    redqueenselfover 4 years ago

    Very Cool! Very original!

  • Very much appreciated, redqueen!

    – Pete Janes


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