I came across a post yesterday by fellow artist/blogger Jann Alexander who blogs over at Pairings: Art + What Goes With It and she wrote about the close relationship between wine and art. She mentioned how artists often paint wine, paint while drinking wine, and galleries will serve wine while people look at art (buzzed/drunk people buy more art!). I realized that I love having a glass of wine while I paint, and I’ve also painted wine several times in the past. I searched through my archives and came across these two gems.
I’m feeling generous this morning (too much wine? Just kidding) so I’ve decided to do a GIVEAWAY as a way of saying THANKS. Specifically, thanks for reading my blog, ‘liking’ my Facebook page, sending me comments, buying my paintings, or commissioning a painting. I’m so grateful for all of your support in all these ways and more.
The first one is an oil painting on canvas paper that I did probably 5 years ago. It measures 8.5×8.5″.
The second one is a conte drawing that I did probably 7 years ago. It measures 7×10″.
You can win one of these two works by simply leaving me a comment telling me what your favorite type of wine is and which painting you’d prefer [Painting 1 or Painting 2]. Or if you don’t like wine, tell me that! Contest is open to residents of Canada and USA only and closes at 9am EST on Friday, July 19th, 2013.
Get an additional entry by ‘Liking’ my Facebook page. Just click the ‘Like’ button on the right side panel, and leave a second comment telling me that you like me on Facebook.
I’ll announce the winner on Friday July 19th, 2013 and I will mail you your painting. Good luck 🙂