Our September Artist of the Month is Hetvee Patel! Hetvee grew up in south India visiting the the jungles of the Western Ghats and seashores of the Indian Ocean. She has always had a knack for observing and appreciating wildlife and sea life. At a young age she began to paint fascinating things that she saw in nature as a way to document her experiences. She started her instagram page @hetveesstudio out of accountability towards herself. She wanted to bring art and science together to educate the world about ecology and threats that several species face due to mankind.
Now residing in a place like Wilmington, NC has again provided her with the opportunity to get inspired by the beautiful coastal creatures that live among us. Through this month’s sticker series, she says she wanted to highlight some of the wonderful sea animals that can be found on our beaches. This project has also pushed her to explore digital art and I’ve been loving it so far!!
As with all of our artists we paid Hetvee directly for her work and made a donation in her honor to the charity of her choice: Kiran.
Thanks so much for these designs, Hetvee!
Sooo… How exactly does this work?
Hey, we’re glad you asked! Shipping ice cream is a little more complicated than shipping an ice cream hat, but no worries. We’ve got this!
First, we only ship our ice cream out on Tuesdays. So when you place your order make a mental note that your pints will be leaving our shop the following Tuesday. We pack your pints into a reusable foam cooler and pack in enough dry ice to keep everything fully frozen for the journey. Once you (or a friend, family member, coworker, perfect stranger) receive the ice cream you’ll want to get it into your freezer to warm up. Nope, not a typo. The dry ice will freezer your ice cream to such a low temperature that your freezer will actually help things get back up to a scoopable temperature. And as for the dry ice? Don’t touch it with your bare hands! Dry ice is so incredibly cold that it can burn you. Just leave the bag of dry ice in a safe location (free from pets or small hands) and the dry ice will sublimate (turn directly into a gas.) See, we told you there was nothing to it.