Imagine this: You are a fine-arts painter during the pandemic. Quarantined at home, you cast about for something to do, just like the rest of the world. Then — bingo — you stumble onto a new painting technique and become obsessed.
Feverishly perfecting your work and making print after beautiful print, a gallery owner falls in love with your paintings, then requests a shipment so they can be displayed in the gallery.
You roll up all your paintings in a tube and confidently ship all paintings via FedEx — dutifully requesting tracking information and insurance.
Then the entire shipment is lost....