Art from the Land of Enchantment

Fine Art Prints on Imagekind

Imagekind prints beautiful reproductions of my paintings on several types of fine art papers.  I highly recommend the UltraSmooth Fine Art paper for my work.  They also offer custom framing and prints on stretched canvas.  I've ordered prints from them before and their quality and customer service are excellent!           [...]

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Outstanding Acrylic in the BoldBrush Painting Contest

Along the Rio Grande

I'm very happy to have my painting, Along the Rio Grande, selected as an Outstanding Acrylic in the May 2012 BoldBrush Painting Contest.  Congratulations to all of the winners!  Click here for the complete list of winners.   The BoldBrush Painting Contest is a monthly contest open to all painters and accepts oils, watercolors, acrylics, pastels, egg tempera, colored pencils, dyes, etc.  Award packages total over $6000 each month.      [...]

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My Agave - A New Painting

My Agave

Several years ago, I had a painting entitled Agave that was stolen from me by a frame shop owner.  I wrote about the experience here in my blog.  I always liked that painting, so I decided to paint a similar one.  This one is not for sale because I would like to keep it for myself.  This is one of my favorite plants to paint and my favorite color combination.     Fine art prints are available on Imagekind.   ©2012 Gayle Faucette Wisbon, My Agave, Original acrylic on canvas, 24 x 20 inches.             [...]

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My Facebook Page Contest

Desert Beauty

Thank you to all of those who have "liked" my Facebook fan page!  Currently, I have 429 "likes" and would like to do something fun when it hits 500.  So, I've decided to give out a 12" x 9.5" signed print of my painting Desert Beauty to three of my fans!  Once I reach 500 page fans, I will have a random drawing for the winners.  I will notify the winners through a private Facebook message.  I will also announce the winners by first names only on Facebook and here in my blog.  Feel free to share my page with any of [...]

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Painting Parties and Copyrights

A Spring to Remember - 2002

Painting parties seem to be gaining popularity these days.  A painting party is a class where attendees bring their own art supplies, pay a fee and copy a work of art by another artist.  Every one copies the same artwork and takes home their own version of it.  It sounds like a fun setting to get together with others and learn a little bit about art.  However, organizers of these events should take some time to determine if the works of art they are providing to the class are protected by copyright law.     Some of these businesses are using works of [...]

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