EBSQ Friday Five

Winter Chickadee by Patricia Christensen

1. Collage Fun & Watercolors – Patricia Christensen shows off her latest creations after completing a watercolor class by Ian Ramsey. Beautiful!

2. One Petticoat Lane Show – Artist Angela Petruncio mixed media creations will be on display from Nov 30 to Dec 27 in Annapolis, MD. Check her blog for details.

3. 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway – Sara Burrier is giving away  12 gifts to 12 winners this month. You don’t want to miss this giveaway!

4. EBSQ Holiday Showcase 2012 – I need entries for the EBSQ Holiday Showcase. Details on the forum.

5. Do you have a news worthy blog post to share in our Friday Five? Email me at amanda[at]ebsqart[dot]com.



EBSQ Friday Five

1. Dolphin Daze by Fawn McNeill – Gorgeous and serene! Do you see the dolphins? Take a closer look on Fawn’s blog.

2. Sunflower Art Tote Giveaway – Maria Soto Robbins is having a giveaway for a lovely tote bag featuring her sunflower painting. Check her blog for details!

3. Japanese Artist Yajoi Kusama – Miriam Schulman has a guest blogger featuring a polka dot Japanese artist. Yes, you read that right. I wouldn’t share it here if it weren’t worthy!!

4. Selling Art on Pinterest – If there’s a will, there’s a way. Delilah Smith has some tips for hooking buyers via Pinterest.

5. Do you have a blog post that’s news worthy? Contact me at amanda[at]ebsqart[dot]com.

Have a creative weekend!

We have a winner!

Click here to open the PrintRunner homepage in a new browserLast week, we hosted a postcard giveaway, sponsored by PrintRunner. We randomly drew an entry number and our winner is: Theodora Demetriades!

Congratulations, Theodora. Let us know how your postcards turn out!

Let me add my thanks to each and every one of you who contributed fantastic ideas on how to use your postcards. We’ll be putting together a best-of list next week.

Stay tuned for more great giveways in the future!


Giveaway: 100 5 x 7 Postcards from PrintRunner

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For this giveaway, we’ve teamed up with our friends at PrintRunner to give one lucky reader 100 5 x 7 postcards, perfect for promoting your art.  Interested? Read on for the details!

About PrintRunner

PrintRunner.com was established with little more than a small press and a dream. Ten years later our company became one of the foremost quality printers in Southern California. Our commitment to provide the best value and high quality full color printing at affordable price made our company grow.  PrintRunner is a full service high quality printing company located in Chatsworth, California. Try PrintRunner’s postcard printing through their online printing services.

Giveaway Details

Postcard Size: Postcards 5×7

Quantity: 100

Colors: 4/0 Front Only Printing

Paper: 14 PT. UV Coating on Front,

Rounded Corners: Yes

Proof: None

Ready to Ship In: 4 Business Days

Standard shipping is free. Expedited shipping will be shouldered by the winner.

*Giveaway is open to US Residents only, ages 18 years old and above.

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How to Win

For a chance to win, simply answer the following question in the comments:

  • What would you do with your 100 postcards?


Our submission deadline is May 29, 2012. Our winner will be notified via email on 31 May 2012, as well as announced in a separate post. Why not subscribe to our RSS feed so that you can be quickly notified when the winner announcement post has been published?

Our thanks to PrintRunner for providing us this giveaway. EBSQ will be compensated with postcards as well for hosting this event.

EBSQ Friday Five

1. Mountain Green Spring Lamb – Spring has definitely arrived in my neck of the woods. I’ve even glimpsed a few Spring lambs. Patricia Christensen’s new painting captures their curiosity perfectly.

2. My Upcycled Painting Support Project – EBSQ artist, Patience, has a great post on how she turned a “Red Thing” into a new canvas!

3. 100 Cards Giveaway – Deb Harvey is holding a drawing on her blog for 100 cards. To enter, just leave a comment on her blog post.

4. Difference Between Fine Art and Illustration – Using examples from her own art, Ariannah, discusses how these two big art genres differ.

5. The Wow Show – Claudia Roulier shares with us a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the hanging of a diverse art exhibit.

Have a wonderful weekend!

EBSQ Friday Five

Kiss or Zombie Bite Noelle Hunt

1. Kiss or Zombie Bite – Noelle Hunt asks the question, would you succumb to your loved one were they turned into a zombie?

2. Letraset Alcohol-based Inks – Mark Satchwill has offered an excellent review of the new alcohol-based inks from Letraset. Check out his amazing results!

3. Moments from the studio – Jason Barre gives us a glimpse into his studio, sharing the unseen moments behind his creative genius.

4. Pre-Holiday Sale – Melanie Pruitt is having a sale on everything in her Etsy shop. Check her blog for the magic coupon code!

5. Would you like to win this bead? – Vickie Miller is having a giveaway!! Enter by this Sunday, Oct 30th for a chance to win one of her handmade glass beads.

Have a wonderfully spooky weekend!

EBSQ Friday Five

Portrait by Lauren Gray

1. Two New Pieces – The above painting is just one of the portraits recently painted by Lauren Gray. Beautiful!

2. Legendary Texas Jackalope – It’s not surprising Sherry Key’s latest ACEO sold in the blink of an eye. Who wouldn’t want a Jackalope portrait complete with a Jackalope Hunting License?!

3. September 2011: The Path – This month’s free mandala is available from Maureen Frank’s blog, Mandala of the Month.

4. Help me Choose – I have a mini giveaway on right now. To enter all you have to do is share your opinion, good or bad. 😉

5. Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour – If you live in Washington State or will be there the week of Sept 17th don’t miss Kari Tirrell’s open studio.

Have a wonderful weekend!