Friday, August 31, 2012

August 2012 Winner

Lee of WatercolorsOrElse got to choose 7 ACEO's as her prize from this month's prize pool, below are the 7 cards she chose. 

tapestry316 - Billie Jane

tapestry316 - Mr. Random Dude as 'Big Chicken'

LindaTalbott - Last Day At The Beach

LindaTalbott - After Giverny

Lazyhawk - Yellow Sunflower

BlackInkCards - Lisa and Louie

nitelvr - Treasures

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

August 2012 Prize Pool

Here are just a few of the ACEO's created for August...

PaperDotDog - Sparkling Berries

pinkglitterfae - Geisha Fairy

alwaysartistic - 2012 Olympics Canada

alwaysartistic - 2012 Olympics USA

alwaysartistic - The Wheel

WatercolorsOrElse - Autumn Smell

WatercolorsOrElse - Burning Leaves

WatercolorsOrElse - Sunny Day

Raedawn -

BlackInkCards - Lisa and Louie

ACEO Challenge #23

It's back to school time and what better subject than a school bus. See what you can come up for this theme! More prizes may be added later, but I wanted to give everyone a full month to complete their ACEO's!


Be sure to read the rules at the left side of the blog before participating so you understand how everything works.

When you are ready, upload your ACEO's to one of your shops and/or your blog. Then come back here and enter the web address using the Inlinkz button below this post, Each ACEO entry will be displayed at the bottom of the challenge post. Then others can click on the links to visit all of the ACEO’s created and explore the various blogs and on line stores. Don't forget, each artist may enter 3 ACEO's each.

You have until 11:59pm Mountain Time on September 21st, 2012 to submit your ACEO's. Voting begins on September 22nd and ends 11:59pm Mountain Time on September 29th.

When voting begins come back to this challenge post. Down at the bottom under the thumbnails you will be able to vote for your favourite ACEO. Each IP address may vote once per challenge. After you vote, you may have to click on your refresh button to see the results.

The Prizes:

1st Place will win a mini Smash Folio from K & Company donated by Pam of alwaysartistic. This cute Mini Smash Folio features... 40 pages and a SMASH pen / glue stick. Book size is 5.5" wide x 7.5" high. You can see a preview of it here.

2nd Place will win an ACEO donated by Lee of WatercolorsOrElse. Choose from the many ACEO's in her shop, below is just a small sampling.

3rd Place will win 2 packages of Strathmore ACEO Blanks, 1 is watercolor and 1 is Assorted Papers.

The People's Choice winner wins an ACEO donated by Pam of alwaysartistic. Choose from the many ACEO's in her shop, below is just a small sampling.

ACEO Challenge #22... WINNERS

Thank you to everyone who participated in our "Summer Olympics" challenge. I hope everyone had fun. Our judges have chosen their favorites. The next challenge will begin soon.

1st Place WINNER
Ruby of Black Ink Cards

Ruby has won a mini Smash Book / Art Journal and a package of ten 140 lb cold press watercolor blanks donated by Pam of alwaysartistic.

2nd Place WINNER
Gloria of Color Your Day Happy

Gloria has won the below items donated by Marlene of Lazyhawk. The first picture is some packets of items for using in Smash Books or Art Journals. 

The second is a deck of cards that was made by artists that belong to the big group "ACEO Art Cards and Editions" on Ebay.  Each card was designed by a different artist (Marlene was one of the artists) as were the Jokers and the cover of the box. It is a limited edition.

3rd Place WINNER

The 3rd place prize was donated by Lee, and so that prize will be used on the next challenge and she wins a surprise donated by Pam of alwaysartistic. The Art Rage app for iPad... get creative with out all the mess. This little app is packed full of some pretty cool features.

People's Choice WINNERStacy of Magic Love Crow

Stacy does not do watercolor painting and so instead of the watercolor blanks she choose an ACEO from Pam of alwaysartistic

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

August 2012 Challenge List

BlackInkCards - Olympics Bear

These are the challenges for August 2012:

County Fair
Autumn Leaves
The smells of Autumn

*Originally Challenged on the 7 Card Draw Team*