Happy New Year!
This is my one year anniversary for the monthly blog giveaway. And above is the giveaway painting for January called, "I'm Not Going Without A Fight". The reference photo is from deel34 at Flickr. Her photo is under the Creative Commons and this crab's attitude was something I just had to paint. It is an original 5x7 inch watercolor and will be shipped without mat or frame. To enter the drawing just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with January Art Giveaway in the subject line. The drawing for the winner will be on January 15.
I have taken some time to evaluate the monthly giveaway and I want to continue them in 2010 but with a few changes. I think that it may be a bit stressful to try to paint an original for each month so I will give away an original each quarter (January, April, July & October) and then will give away a print or box of note cards on the other months. I do hope that each of you will continue to enjoy and participate in the monthly giveaway. Each of you (my subscribers, followers and even random visitor) are appreciated.
I pray that your 2010 will be filled with blessings. I am excited and looking forward to growth and accomplishments this year. I have some wonderful painting ideas and I am jotting down notes and working on reference photos and sketches.