Monday, December 14, 2009

Day 10 GIVEAWAY The 12 Days of Artistically Speaking Grand Launch Hallapoloosa

Today is Day 10... of the giveaways for:

On the tenth day of Christmas
the AS brought to me

Gary Lord's Mural Painting Secrets For Success Mural Painting Secrets
For Success: Expert Advice For Hobbyists And Pros
Mural Painting Secrets for Success will give readers the tools they need to paint fantastic murals following the latest trends, including holographic metallics, 3-D effect paints and stained concrete. In addition to the 23 step-by-step demonstrations, a gallery of more than 20 inspirational photos will serve as idea-starters for readers and their clients. Ambitious readers will be able to follow the authors expert advice on running a successful mural painting business including how to network and market, negotiate contracts and pricing and work effectively with clients. Contributing artists have offered their own advice and testimonials as additional inspiration.

Gary Lord is recognized as an international artist, teacher, author and television personality. From 2002-2006 Gary's work has won a total of seven National 1st Place Awards for Best Faux Finisher of the Year by the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America and by the American Painting Contractor. He also was named to the top spot by American Painting Contractor for Who's Who in Decorative Painting in America. Gary has been teaching his award winning finishes for over 20 years to thousands of students nationally and internationally. He believes by operating his own decorative painting business, Gary Lord Wall Options and Associates Inc., he can better share the real "tricks of the trade" and practical business knowledge he has gained in over 32 years with the students Gary and Christopher Lowellin each class. Gary is best known for his classes to be fun and energetic but taught in a kind and sharing manner.

The 12 Days of Artistically Speaking
Grand Launch Hallapoloosa

What better way to kick off this year's holiday season
than with a
Grand Launch Hallapoloosa!

Announcing "The Twelve Days Of Artistically Speaking" decorative painting style! Beginning at midnight (EST)  December 5th and continuing until December 16th at midnight (EST), we will present extraordinary giveaways each and every day.

The fantastic loot (valued at approx. $10,000 so far) has been generously donated by talented artists, teachers, vendors and manufacturers. You will not believe the wondrous items they have donated to share with you!

Each of the next 12 days we will be giving you the details of the generous artisans and companies who are sponsoring the launch celebrations with their generous donations. Please say thank you to them when you order from the. This Grand Launch Hallapoloosa would be nothing without them!

Make sure you enter the Name the AS Mascot Contest below...

To Enter: Please read carefully!!!!
To enter YOU MUST LEAVE A COMMENT on the daily blog post featuring the giveaway item you want. There will be 1 item featured each day from12/5 thru 12/16. Please comment only once on any of the posts. You may comment at any time throughout the 12 days of Hallapoloosa until the December 16th at the stroke of midnight (EST).

A random number generator will pick the winner. ALL the winners will be announced on the 12/20/2009 6:30 PM episode of Artistically Speaking with Rebecca E. Parsons Talk Show and on the December 21st blog post. And there will be even more great giveaways...see below!!!


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The Artistically Speaking Magazine Grand Launch Cocktail Party
December 20, 2009 @ 6:30PM EST

Bring a glass of wine and join us
for fun, games, even more great giveaways
and much more...

In a chat format with a party vibe, we will celebrate!!! 

Winners of ALL the Giveaways will be announced!
Games will be played!
Details about the date the Magazine goes LIVE!!!

Artistically Speaking Talk Radio Show
More people and companies wanted to get in on the fun...

We have had many other donations since the festivities began
Therefore, we have even more to give away!!\

sooooooo....we continue to sing...

Modello Virtual Workshop, ($150 )
Proceed Glass beads ($90)

Faux Finisher Subscriptions
Stencils by Design Custom Stencil ($250)
4 AS Gallery Websites ($1000)
Custom Architexture TattooWall ($180)
Fauxy Painter Overalls ($38)
Fauxy Painter Hoody Sweatshirt ($29)

Victoria Larsen Medallion Stencil ($140)


Cindy Howard said...

would love to have more of Gary's books. :)

marthazz said...

Day 10 bump! Great contest

lynadawn said...

Love Gary's book- this is one I don't have!

patriciawtravis said...

Gary's books are awesome. He is phenominally talented!

Leisu said...

I can't wait to wear my new overalls while playing with glass beads and a modello ;) LOL

Marti Mathes said...

Love these too!

Cynthia said...

Gary's books are the Bomb!!!!

Joyce said...

Thanks Gary and Rebecca!! Always love building a library of great creative ideas from a great decorative artisan!

alma said...

Cool, I just realized that I don't have this one.

Karen Sabrsula said...

This would look great under my tree this year, and put to good use next year!

ConnieC said...

I have some of Gary's books, but not this one! Would love to have it too.. Thanks Gary for donating this and Rebecca for offering such neat things for Artistically Speaking!

Mark said...

Gary Lord is an incredible talent. I have special place in my library for all of Gary's wisdom.

Deb M said...

I only have one of Gary's books and would love some more. One can only dream to have his talent

Cherylkay said...

I heart Gary Lord, xxxx

icecrystal said...

I CAN make room for more Gary Lord books... YES!!!

Bob said...

I need more books in my library!!!

teri said...

Found my reading glasses, so I am ready for this one guys!

Sasha Lassley-Hardie said...

I like this one!

Gale said...

Wow!! What an incredible gift!! Thanks for your generosity Gary!!

Sass Lassley said...

bring it on!

Magic Brush said...

Gary Lord is a genius!