Thursday, June 21, 2012

FUN GIVEAWAY! 6 Strathmore Mixed Media Boards

Product Info:
6 Strathmore - 8x10 Mixed Media Boards. These professional-quality sheets and boards from Strathmore offer true wet and dry media performance. The surface is internally sized to accept wet media yet features a durable vellum finish for traditional drawing techniques. The boards provide stability and an ideal surface for finished artwork.Made from 100% premium cotton fiber, Strathmore 500 Series Mixed Media Sheets and Boards are archival, lignin-free, and acid-free

Answer the question below by leaving your comment on this blog entry for your chance to win. We will choose 1 random winner Monday, June 25th  12.00pmEST.
 


Q: What has been your proudest artistic moment?



 Rules: 
  • To be eligible to play you must first "Like" our facebook page at
    https://www.facebook.com/ColoredPencilMagazine
  • Must not have won a "Fun Giveaway" prize in 90 days.
  • Post your answer on this blog entry's comment section before draw date/time. 
  • One entry per profile
  • Winner will be announced here so check back!
  • You have 7 days to claim your prize. 
     

    ALAN YOST IS OUR RANDOM WINNER!

    Please email your shipping address to admin@coloredpencilmag.com by 7/02 to claim your prize 

Monday, June 18, 2012

May Art Challenge Winners!

     May Art Challenge Photo: #1206 "Game Night"

Thank you to all the artists who participated in the May Art Challenge. We realize that this was a tough one and were thrilled to see the talent of those artists that submitted work. If your art was not chosen we hope that you will still feel that you are building your portfolio and will try again.



It was a tough decision but the winners are:

PRO/ADVANCE: Patty Kaczmarek


STUDENT/BEGINNER: Nadine Ramey


 Other Entries:

 PRO/ADVANCE ENTRIES:

 Linda Sconyers

 Peta-Ann Malan

Brian Mako

STUDENT/BEGINNER ENTRIES:

Tracy Holzman

Kim Musser

Click any image to view larger or visit our flickr account at: www.flickr.com/groups/cpmchallenge
Enter our June Challenge while you're there!

Look for our winners in the July issue of  COLORED PENCIL Magazine! 



 

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

FUN GIVEAWAY! COLORED PENCIL Artist Mug

Product Info:Take your choice of the purple or blue COLORED PENCIL Mug. Perfect for your morning beverage, late night brew or a home for your colored pencils. Measures 3.75"tall, 3" diameter. Dishwasher and microwave safe.
Also available in our store: http://coloredpencilmag.com/store

 
Answer the question below by leaving your comment on this blog entry for your chance to win. We will choose 1 random winner Monday, June 18th  12.00pmEST.

 


Q: What do you listen to while you draw/paint?



 Rules: 
  • To be eligible to play you must first "Like" our facebook page at
    https://www.facebook.com/ColoredPencilMagazine
  • Must not have won a "Fun Giveaway" prize in 90 days.
  • Post your answer on this blog entry's comment section before draw date/time. 
  • One entry per profile
  • Winner will be announced here so check back!
  • You have 7 days to claim your prize. 


CHRIS CHARLTON IS OUR RANDOM WINNER!
Please email your shipping address to admin@coloredpencilmag.com by 6/25 to claim your prize.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

FREE TO ENTER TO WIN - Best of British Drawing Competition

HURRY! Derwent is giving away some great stuff . . .



Grand Prize: Limited Edition Best of British Wooden Box
Only 500 of these beautiful boxes have been made. They have been filled with a stunning selection of 165 fine art pencils and blocks drawn from Derwent’s unique, innovative and classic ranges. These include Coloursoft, Inktense, Watercolour and the traditional Graphic pencils which are presented in a special edition Union Jack tin. The collection also includes an array of useful and creative accessories ranging from erasers, embossing tools, a sharpener and a paper stump.
An array of British items are also included: a model of a London Bus, a London Black Cab and four Oak coasters, with botanical drawings of iconic British symbols printed on them.


2nd Prize: The Derwent Prize – we will choose an entry to win a 72 Inktense Wooden Box, a NEW A4 Portrait Watercolour Pad and a Union Jack tin of 12 Graphic pencils

3rd Prize: One 48 Inktense Pencils Wooden Box, a NEW A4 Portrait Watercolour Pad and a Union Jack tin of 12 Graphic pencils

4th Prize: One 18 Inktense Pencils Wooden Box, a NEW A4 Portrait Watercolour Pad and a Union Jack tin of 12 Graphic pencils

5th Prize: Out of all the entries (not including those who’ve already won one of the prizes) we will select 100 people to win a Love Pencils red bag. These are not for sale anywhere so it really is worth entering!

Contest Instructions
Simply draw or sketch a quintessentially British scene or still life; whether it be a cup of tea, a British Bulldog, Big Ben or anything you can dream up!
Once it’s complete – simply take a photo or a scan and upload to the ‘entry’ page and fill in your details.
Don’t worry too much about the execution; it’s the idea that counts! All we ask is that the drawing be done in coloured pencil, graphite pencil, any watersoluble pencil or pastels.
The drawing can be as abstract or as detailed as you’d like; it’s up to you how you create your Best of British artwork!
Contest Starts
May 14, 2012 @ 11:00 am (BST)
Contest Ends
June 11, 2012 @ 11:59 pm (BST) 

ENTER TO WIN!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

FUN GIVEAWAY! 10pc Sketch Set

Product Info:10 Piece Sketch set includes 5.5x8.5" Hardcover Sketchbook, 6 Sketch Pencils, Pencil Sharpener, Eraser, and 9" Mannequin with Stand
 
Answer the question below by leaving your comment on this blog entry for your chance to win the 10 pc Sketch Set. We will choose 1 random winner Friday, June 8th 12.00pmEST.


Q: What inspires your art?

 Rules: 
  • To be eligible to play you must first "Like" our facebook page at
    https://www.facebook.com/ColoredPencilMagazine
  • Must not have won a "Fun Giveaway" prize in 90 days.
  • Post your answer on this blog entry's comment section before draw date/time. 
  • One entry per profile
  • Winner will be announced here so check back!
  • You have 7 days to claim your prize



DANIELA IS OUR RANDOM WINNER!
Please email your shipping address to admin@coloredpencilmag.com by 6/15 to claim your prize 

Friday, June 1, 2012

FREE TO ENTER TO WIN this Faber-Castell Anniversary Case

Faber-Castell will give away one of these exclusive limited edition cases worth $1,916.62 / €1,250. 

All you need to do is sign up here: ENTER TO WIN.

Product Info:
Highest artists’ quality in its most beautiful form: This exclusive wood case contains a magnificent assortment of Faber-Castell Art & Graphic products for a range of creative uses. It is available in a limited edition of 1761 pieces to match the year in which the company was founded.

Everyone is welcome to participate in this competition so spread the word and invite your friends!

DEADLINE: June 15, 2012 1pmCET