Three Note Cards of Your Choice Giveaway

Zoe on Instagram was the winner of the Sunflower Postcard Giveaway. Congratulations, Zoe. πŸ™‚

This third giveaway for the month of November is going to be a little different because the winner gets to choose three note cards from my Shop…

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So to enter this one just comment below. The drawing will be next week on Sunday the 20th.Β  πŸ™‚

See all my note cards … My Shop and/or My Etsy Shop

 

Sunflower Postcard Giveaway

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I loved painting these sunflowers from the Farmer’s market this past summer, and thought I would try a new type of card from Moo; they do my business cards. I love their work.

My goal is to do a “giveaway” every week in the month of November. This week’s giveaway is a set of three Sunflower postcards/notecards.Β  To enter just comment below. πŸ™‚

Melinda was the winner of the calendar last week. Entries come from this blog, my website blog and my Instagram account. πŸ™‚

2017 Calendar and a Giveaway

2017 is right around the corner, and I’ve sent off for the proof of my calendar. I think this is my best calendar yet. This has been a great year of paintings for me.

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Here are the paintings month by month in thumbnail format that I have included in the calendar…

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They are for sale on Etsy andΒ  in my new Shop on my blog…

And I am having a GIVEAWAY….

Comment below if you would like to win a calendar.

Drawing will be on Thursday November 3rd… πŸ™‚

1804 Coffee Haiti and the Hurricane

I painted a landscape of the coffee farms in Haiti for Eric at 1804 Coffee. While I was painting with a small brush each tiny coffee plant, I thought a lot about what a wonderful opportunity Eric is offering these farmers by helping them grow their coffee plants and giving them a place to sell their coffee beans. I really admire Eric for what he is doing to help these people get on their feet. Take a moment to look over these hills… Do you see the little man resting near the coffee plants?

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Before I was able to send this painting to Eric… Haiti was devastated once again, this time by Hurricane Matthew. Eric has written an update as to what he has heard happened pertaining to these coffee farmers… You can read it here… 1804 Coffee Blog

If you find it in your heart to help these farmers, you can buy their coffee beans or donate by contacting Eric on his website. I love these coffee beans and I love what 1804 Coffee is doing to help these people.

Southwest Sunflowers

This is the first painting I’ve done since the 30 in 30 Challenge… Those beautiful sunflowers are still at the Farmer’s Market and of course, I had to buy some… Then I stopped at Hobby Lobby to pick up some canvases and saw this round glass vase for half price and just knew I had to try another sunflower painting…

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12″ x 12″ oil on black canvas

One thing I have realized about painting one painting a day and posting it, is that it doesn’t leave time toΒ  be picky about what you’ve painted. I honestly don’t know what to think about this painting. I was trying to do something new…

So, here it is…something new… πŸ™‚

Day 30 ~ Road to Gray’s Peak

With a deep sigh of accomplishment… I finished the challenge. Seeing all the photos of the aspens turning their golden yellow hue prompted me to pull out an old photo I had of the road to Gray’s peak. I miss Colorado so much, but I am thankful for the time that we were able to spend there hiking in the mountains.

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10″ xΒ  20″ oil on linen

Thank you all for all the encouragement. πŸ™‚