(Update January 9: Giveaway has ended) Enter for a Chance to Win a Free Book: Color Harmonies - Paint Watercolors Filled with Light

The giveaway has ended.

Congrats to our winner:

Evert Furrey from Butner, NC, USA!

The Art Colony is pleased to offer you a chance to

win a free copy of

Color Harmonies: Paint Watercolors Filled with Light

- a 128-page book by Rose Edin and Dee Jepsen. This beautifully inspiring book shows you how to effectively use color to make your watercolor paintings glow with vivid, eye-catching hues.

How to Participate:

To enter this Giveaway, all you have to do is reply to this discussion by telling us:

"Why would you like to win this book?"

or

"What would you use the info in this book to create?"

Please type your response in the "Reply to This" box at the bottom of this page.

Rules:

You can reply to this discussion as many times as you want, (as we would like to encourage interaction), but your name will only be entered into the drawing once. Everyone who answers this question will be assigned a number. At the end of the giveaway, a number will be randomly selected and whoever was assigned that number will be the winner. Conversation is encouraged, but people who respond in this thread without answering either question will not be entered into the giveaway.

All entries must be posted in the "Reply to this" box at the bottom of this page. Any responses sent via email, private message, or posted elsewhere on the site will not be counted, so be sure to post your message in the Reply box at the bottom of this page.

The giveaway ends on January 8, 2014 at midnight PST. A winner will be announced within 2 days of the end of the giveaway. The winner must provide their name and mailing address in order to receive the prize. If the winner does not respond within 2 weeks of winning, the prize is forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.

There is no cost or fee to participate. Any potential taxes, import duties or other fees relating to the receipt of this book are the responsibility of the winner.

This is an international giveaway, so it's open to all of our members from around the world. The book will be shipped to you at our expense.


This book was donated to the Art Colony as a giveaway prize by North Light Books, publisher of high-quality art instruction books and videos. Any trademarks or copyrighted material used in this promotion are the property of the respective owners and are used with permission from North Light Books.

Here are some images from Color Harmonies: Paint Watercolors Filled with Light, to give you an idea of the style of art and the type of lessons you'll find in this book:

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I would love to win this book since lately I've been working with watercolors and really enjoy it.

I would love to win this book because I wanna start painting in watercolors, and it will help me a lot in my works.

I love color, and as a beginning "artist," I need all the help and guidance I can get.  From what I see of this book, it would provide wonderful inspiration.

thanks,

linda

I would love to win this book because my main challenge with watercolor painting is to increase the richness and luminosity of my paintings and I could learn many useful techniques and get lots of inspiration from this book.  These example paintings show a depth and range of colors that is exactly what I want to add to my own work.

-Althea

I am a nascent art teacher. The information in this book will provide me with much needed information to transmit to my students. All the help and information is needed for students' success.

Cheers,
Kathleen
Hi Althea,

As an art teacher , I find it challenging to teach 'luminosity' to the students. They tend to want to jump into the process without really listening to or practicing the techniques. As you, I am hoping that this book provides the strategies and techniques necessary to help the students in their endeavours.

Cheers,
Kathleen


Althea ArchMiller said:

I would love to win this book because my main challenge with watercolor painting is to increase the richness and luminosity of my paintings and I could learn many useful techniques and get lots of inspiration from this book.  These example paintings show a depth and range of colors that is exactly what I want to add to my own work.

-Althea

I love watercolors! The colors are so alive and vibrant. I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to lean how to use color this way! Thanks so much! Carol

I would like to win this book because the style of the paintings is very similar to my own, except that I have not been as bold with color.  I am presently studying color more seriously; even though I have always been in love with color I have not had a good background in color theory.  I am ready to add this book to my library!

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I would love to win this book. I recently have been creating mandalas. I am very new to the use of watercolor as an accent to my mandalas and would like to learn more to be able to apply it better to my pieces.

I would love to win this book because I think I could learn a lot from it.  I adore watercolor paintings and would like to improve my poor skills.

I would love to win this book because I need all the help I can get!

I would love this book.  I am trying to learn as much as I can about painting.  I love the

expression of light in this book. 

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