**EDIT: This give-away has now closed**
A little while ago the supremely talented Mary Beth Shaw asked if I would like to be involved in a blog tour to celebrate the launch of her new book .......er.......let me think about that for a nano-second .......Yup! Count me in! It seemed like it was ages away but now it's my turn and now I'm really excited to be able to share this opportunity with you all :-))))
Mary Beth's book is 'a feast of techniques for texture, color and layers', and best of all it's got step-by-steps in YAY! Look:
Gotta love step-by-steps :-) There's loads of advice, inspiration and tips for creating texture, layers and fabulous colour combos in your art. And you know that you can't have enough books about art don't you? Not ever. There are several featured artists including Mary Beth herself, Misty Mawn, Susan Tuttle, Tonia Davenport, Claudine Hellmuth, Judy Wise, Katie Kendrick and many others.
It's also got loads of recipes in for all you foodies out there as Mary Beth has made a link between food and art ......'mastering color, texture, layers, flavors and combinations are not only the basics of fine cooking but they are the fundamental elements behind creating great works of art as well'.
The great news is that Mary Beth is going to give away a copy of her book to one lucky winner who leaves a comment on my blog. Leave comment on this post by Friday 22:00 (5 pm EST). That's it. No other rules apply.
But as well as that Mary Beth is also going to give away a piece of her original art WOOP WOOP! To be in with a chance to win this you need to go to Mary Beth's blog here and leave a comment by Friday 22:00 (5 pm EST) Somebody is going to be very lucky indeed :-)
Ok, so what's been happening around here? Just bits and bobs really - a few things I can't post yet for various reasons, and a few samples ready for the Great Northern Papercrafts Extravaganza (Harrogate UK) next Saturday as I'll be there with Dyan on the Art from the Heart stand. More about that later .....
Here's a tag I started at the journal class I taught last week - by the way the quotes are completely random!
Paints, inks and stamps by Dylusions
Bye for now, don't forget to leave a comment to be in with a chance to win the book, and then hot foot it over to Mary Beth's blog to be in with a chance to win some art! Byeeeeeeeee