Congratulations to our cover boy - Cosmo from November 2009! He graces the third Painting a Dog a Day catalogue, this one covering the artwork from 2009.
It's been literally almost 2 years in the making, so you can imagine the overwhelming relief I feel announcing that my latest book is available!
"Come Sit Stay" is the third volume dedicated to the Painting a Dog a Day project. It joins my two prior publications "The First Year" and "That's 14 in Dog Years."Each book chronicles the details of one year's worth of daily paintings from Painting a Dog a Day.
"Come Sit Stay" focuses on 2009's artwork, a year that included over 230 new paintings, the advent of creative journalling and Virtual pARTys, a trip to upstate New York, and a studio remodel.
This title is a natural extension of my daily blog, where I chronicle details of each animal crossing my easel. The book includes insights to my process that the blog does not, it summarizes a year's worth of production into a neat package, and includes portraits that were not originally published. It is a great title for anyone interested in daily painting or defining their own artistic voice, and is especially enjoyable to those interested in animals and painting.
The 116 pg book includes over 200 full color reproductions and several essays outlining the project and the year's challenges.
Softcover volumes are $44.95, hardcovers with a dust jacket are $59.95, and image wrapped hardcovers are $64.95.
Order by December 12th in the Continental US to have your copies delivered via ground in time for the holiday; December 19th for holiday delivery by Next Day Air.
I have promotional coupons that will cover ground shipping for 3 or more copies delivered to the same address and ordered by December 10th - email me for the specifics.
All orders can be placed on Blurb's website, right here.
Thank YOU for looking at, and sharing, my artwork with your friends and family -
Is My Painting in the Book ?
There's over 200 paintings included in the new book, and over the next few days I'll be sending emails to those of you owning a piece that's reproduced.
I'm trying my best to get the notices out as quickly as I can. I know that you are eager to find out what's up. And I am just as excited to share the book with you!
Inquiries can always come to me.
Thanks so very much!
I am so excited to share with you the lessons I've created exclusively for this year's Make Create Express event. The first one features butterflies and will be part of the free Creative Retreat Weekend July 11-12th. The butterfly lesson will only be available, entirely for free, during this weekend event. However BOTH lessons, the butterfly and a wonderful rabbit painting workshop, are part of the year long Make Create Express. And I'm just one of 25 other artists who have made extraordinary content. Want in? Of course you do! We are less than 3 weeks out from the Creative Retreat Weekend , and to celebrate we are having a Blog Hop Giveaway. I get to give away 1 place in the Make Create Express year long workshop. This is a $120 value - think of the art supplies you can buy with that sort of savings!! To enter just share this particular blog post on Facebook and be sure to tell me that you have done so (shared this) by commenting here on the blog by 8pm on June 25th. I