Thursday, December 31, 2009

Ribbon Candy

I have to say although I miss my boys and husband, I sure have enjoyed the peace and quiet, and have been busy painting up a storm, well not a storm but here and there. :) I started this one last night, and am not sure I'll be able to pull it off, I used what I thought was just a brush but it had yellow ink in it so I might not be able to rid that area.. But just thought I'd post, I love this candy it's so traditional and brings back many fond memories for me when I was a kid, my mothers candy dishes were allways filled with ribbon candy on the holidays.

Hope everyone is having a great holiday season!

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Saturday, December 19, 2009

I was interviewed by artist and broadcaster Roy Simmons

I was interviewd by the wonderful and talented broadcaster and artist Roy Simmons, go here to have a listen: It was such a pleasure to talk with such a nice man and one who shares the same love I do for watercolor. Although I must admit now after listening to the interview on podcast now, I realize that I must STOP using the words, Actually and Exactly.. No wonder my boy Hayden is allways saying it.. LOL

Friday, December 11, 2009

Christmas Watercolor Contest

Event Details Time: December 10, 2009 at 6pm to December 23, 2009 at 7pm
Event Type: watercolor, contest
Organized By: Lori Andrews

All you have to do is be a member of my network, upload a photo of your favorite Christmas Watercolor painting to the event, and title your painting "Christmas Contest Entry" with dimensions and any other pertinent information to the painting.

All submissions must be completed with watercolor, atleast 90 percent, and created solely by you. It can be any size, but must be related to Christmas, "What Christmas means to you" One entry per person please, all entries must be painted by a member of this group. This contest will be closed on December 23, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. MST.

The judge/s for this contest to be named at a later date all entries will be judged upon technique, ability, creativity and style.

First Place winner will receive:

The newly published book - Paint Amazing Watercolors from Photographs, by Henry W. Dixon.
$39.00 Value

Two matted prints of watercolors by Lori Andrews
$60.00 Value

A package of greeting cards w envelopes of original watercolors by Lori Andrews.

The winning watercolor artist will be featured on front page here and in the gallery, along with your website and a little bio about you.

Second Place Winner will receive:

1 15 ml tube Da Vinci Watercolor Paint: Cobalt Violet
1 8 ml tube Cotman Water Color Paint: Dioxazine Violet
1 5 ml tube Winsor Newton Watercolor Paint: Dumont's Blue
$20.00 Value

One Set (6) greeting cards from original Watercolors by Lori Andrews
$12.00 Value

Runner Up to receive:

One Set (6) greeting cards from original watercolors by Lori Andrews

$12.00 Value

One DVD "How to Paint Cherries in Watercolor" By Lori Andrews
So what are you waiting for? What have you got to lose? Consider this my "paying it forward" Merry Christmas to everyone!
$20.00 Value

If your not a member, click here or go here to join in the fun!