But when it comes to my artwork, I'm letting it all hang out this week!
First, an exhibit of most of the original art from What Think Ye of Christmas just opened at Provo Art and Frame. It will be up for the rest of the month, with a reception and book/print signing on December 2nd.
Among the framed originals you'll see there are:
And because my friends there aren't taking a standard gallery commission, I'm able to sell them all at a 30% discount. I LOVE being able to pass that savings on to you!
I'll also have gorgeous giclée prints of twelve of the paintings on display and available for purchase at the Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift Show this weekend. These are identical to the originals at a fraction of the cost. I'll be signing books and prints there Friday afternoon and evening and most of the day Saturday. We have a great offer on the books: Buy Four, Get One FREE (cash only) and free autographing. The author will be there too.
And, because I know you can't resist a sneak peek, I just entered these two paintings in a regional show (the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, hosted in Las Vegas next spring).
|Crown of Thorns|
To celebrate, I'm giving away one giclée print: your choice of the paintings from What Think Ye of Christmas, here. Go there, click on the thumbnails to view the larger images, choose your favorite, then come back and tell me which one you'd like to win. Additional entries granted for facebook posts, liking and sharing, twitter tweets, and any other social media vehicle of your choice. Value up to $125. Contest closes one week from today.
(Mary Ellen, I haven't forgotten that I owe you one too, and I have it for you now. Yay!)
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Book Bomb yesterday. We succeeded in taking Rob's book, Variant, from number 6,000-and-something to number 57! In just 24 hours! Big win! I also have a winner of the book I illustrated, What Think Ye of Christmas. Today's winner — first giveaway of the season — is Janice West. And I know she truly loves the book. She bought one last year -- and then came back and ordered ten more! Hopefully she'll find a good use for this copy as well.