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Giveaway! A Watercolor Palette and Sketchbook

I’ve been enjoying my new watercolor hobby, since posting to that time-lapse video I found so inspiring. It’s only been about a month since I started, during which I’ve probably painted four times, but I’m proud of how I’m progressing. I’ve missed making art, even if I’m just painting what amount to cute spot illustrations.

Watercolors, Making it Lovely

I’ve been experimenting with different paints (tubes vs. pans, student grade versus professional quality), and I’m still finding what I like. You know what turned out to be great though? The inexpensive 36-color watercolor palette I had initially picked up on a whim at Michael’s. I’ve heard from more seasoned watercolor artists that they love it too!

Want to give it a go for yourself? I went back and bought five more palettes, along with some better quality paintbrushes (don’t bother with the one it comes with) to give away to five readers. I also bought five Moleskine Watercolor Notebooks to include as part of the prize for each winner.

Watercolor Palette and Sketchbook, Making it Lovely
(I painted this illustration of the prize using only watercolors from that 36-color palette.)

This giveaway is open to everyone, worldwide. Just leave a comment below by midnight CST, Monday, January 27 to enter. After the giveaway ends, I’ll randomly draw five winners and ship off a palette, brush, and sketchbook to each. It’s a small way to share a little bit of what’s making me happy these days!

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    January 26, 2014 at 10:01 pm

    This is a great giveaway! And your paintings are awesome–I especially love the plants. :)
    Thank you!

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    January 26, 2014 at 10:40 pm

    Thank you so much for hosting this great giveaway! I so enjoyed meeting you at ALT!

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    January 27, 2014 at 3:25 am

    Would love to win this. Thank you for the chance! :)

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    January 27, 2014 at 4:01 am

    Wow! What an amazing giveaway!!
    I would really like to win!!!

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    January 27, 2014 at 5:47 am

    You are so generous with your talent! Thanks very much for this chance xx

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    January 27, 2014 at 8:09 am

    This would be so lovely to win. I used to do watercolor a little, and it would be nice to try again.

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    Re Fox
    January 27, 2014 at 10:42 am

    This would be the perfect prompt for me to get back to my art. Thank you for being so generous ~~

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    January 27, 2014 at 10:48 am

    Love this! I’m excited to get back to being creative this year!

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    Laura Woods
    January 27, 2014 at 11:14 am

    What a great giveaway idea. I’m feeling inspired. Thanks!

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    January 27, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    Aw, I’d love to win this since I’m just learning how to watercolor myself!

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    January 27, 2014 at 1:18 pm

    I was just water-coloring with my two-year old! He’s still a little young for it, but we had lots of fun… and I could definitely use an upgrade on my dollar store palette.

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    January 27, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    thank you so much for this wonderful giveaway, i really would like to win and i really hope to.

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    January 27, 2014 at 8:30 pm

    You are so talented – those are great paintings! I’ve dabbled a little bit with my daughter’s cheapy watercolor kit but would love something nicer to push my motivation a bit.

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    Kelley A
    January 27, 2014 at 9:13 pm

    What a fun giveaway! I would love to win. THanks!

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    Kelsie C
    January 27, 2014 at 9:51 pm

    I was just thinking of getting back into painting… this post/ giveaway must be a sign! Thank you for doing this and a future congrats to all of the winners. ❤︎

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    January 27, 2014 at 10:04 pm

    Oh, my!! I was just telling my sister that I needed one of these EXACT palettes! We just watched “Miss Potter” and I was admiring Beatrix’s palette…Hope I win it!

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    January 27, 2014 at 11:02 pm

    I would love to win this! And I adore your paintings.

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    Danielle B.
    January 27, 2014 at 11:24 pm

    Love this give away. What a sweet idea!

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    January 27, 2014 at 11:54 pm

    How kind of you to offer. Would love to win.

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    Nicole (too!)
    January 28, 2014 at 1:26 am

    I’d love to win your art supplies! This looks like the sweetest hobby. I love the small bits you’ve painted & shown so far. thanks for the opportunity…

    Nicole :)

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    January 28, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    Thanks for the chance to win…this looks like so much fun, and I’m excited by your results!

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    January 29, 2014 at 9:50 am

    I’ve been toying with the idea of trying to do some watercolor paintings after seeing your posts, you are incredibly talented! I hope I can do something similar!

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    Dorothy Boucher
    February 5, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    I am not seeing anything to click on to enter this giveaway, any help would be nice,., thanks

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    December 6, 2015 at 8:08 pm

    Beautiful paintings! I’ve been dabbling with nature journaling with watercolors, I’ll have to check out that set from Micheal’s!

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    January 16, 2016 at 7:50 pm

    Hi! I’m learn brush lettering and read that these were great for that. Thanks for the giveaway!

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