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Help me celebrate the release of my book this month!

My book The Sketchbook Challenge:Techniques,Prompts and Inspiration for Achieving Your Creative Goals officially released on 6/26  and I’ve asked the artists who are featured in the book to help me  celebrate it with a blog hop and to give away over $1200 worth of prizes donated by some incredibly generous sponsors!  Read on for details!

Available at Amazon,ArtPlantae and  Barnes &Noble

So how does a blog hop work you ask?  Well starting on Tuesday June 26,2012 and continuing through July 10 we’ll be featuring two blogs for you to visit.  Each of the blogs will have a post about the book and information about the prizes you can win just for leaving a comment on the post.   And let me tell you,we’ve got some amazing prize packages for you to win –here’s the list of what we’ll be giving away:

Mistyfuse:Mistyfuse is giving away NINE packages of  a 10yd combination package of Mistyfuse that includes 6 yards of White and 2 yards each of Black and Ultraviolet and a Goddess Sheet and ONE package of Three 10yd packages of Mistyfuse:a white,black and ultraviolet and a  BIG Goddess Sheet.

ArtPlantae Today is giving away Making Handmade Books and a second prize comprised of one copy of Botany for Artists and one package of Plant Notes Bookmarks

Gelli Arts is giving away two 8″x10″Gel Printing Plates

Joggles is giving away two $25 gift certificates to

Sue Pelland Designs is giving away A Leaves Galore Grande size template ,Quilter’s Chalk Line,and the pattern of their choice from her website with free shipping (Continental USA).

ProChemical and Dye is giving away two $25 gift certificates to ProChemical and Dye

The Thread Studio is giving away a pack of machine embroidery threads and a pack of flaked gilding leaf.

Blue Twig Studio is giving away A pad of Borden &Riley Bristol Plate

The Artist Cellar is giving away TWO complete sets  (28 stencils each!) of Artist Cellar Stencils.

KathyAnne White is giving away a free member ship to the KathyAnne Art Website which includes free access to over 40 workshops in a variety of subjects from journaling to digital printing on alternative surfaces with a new free workshop for members posted every month!  During the blog hop,KathyAnne  will post a coupon for a free workshop “Studio Journals Mini Workshop” In this workshop she shows you how to create a studio journal based on her journal for her project in The Sketchbook Challenge book.  Look for details on June 27th in her blog hop post on how to find the coupon to download the workshop from the KathyAnne Art site.

That’s over $1200 worth of prizes –can you believe it?!  Here’s the official blog hop schedule –visit the featured blogs on the days indicated for your chance to enter to win a prize:

June 26: 
Jill Berry
Sue Bleiweiss

June 27:
Kathyanne White

June 28:
Kathy Sperino
Leslie Tucker Jenison

June 29:
Jamie Fingal
Lynn Krawczyk

July 2:
Jackie Bowcutt
Lyric Kinard

July 3:
Jane Davies
Kim Rae Nugent

July 5:
Carla Sonheim
Carol Sloan

July 6:
Susan Brubaker Knapp
Diana Trout

July 9:
Tracie Lyn Huskamp
Judi Hurwitt

July 10:
Jane LaFazio
Kelli Nina Perkins

So mark your calendars for Tuesday June 26th to help us celebrate by hopping for prizes!

25 comments to Help me celebrate the release of my book this month!

  • I would love to win.

  • Thank you so much for the chance to win.

  • I would love to try your giveaway supplies here. Thank you so much for the chance to win.

  • Jim Carroll

    This book looks like a lot of fun. Thanks for organizing all these great ideas.

  • Nancy

    Congratulations! The new book looks like an artwork itself.

  • Sue Archer

    I have just left my first ever comment on Jill’s site.and was so pleased with myself so thought I would leave one on yours!!!! The Sketchbook challenge has been so inspirational.I look forward to logging on and seeing what you have all been up to. thanks once again.

  • Congratulations on what looks to be a fabulous book! How exciting for you. Thanks for such a generous giveaway –this is a wonderful way to promote the book!

  • Congrats on your really big day!!! The book looks wonderful,as well it should. I thank hyou for creating this blog. I heard about it from Judy H and Leslie J while at Jane Dunnewold’s studios and have really loved all the posts. It has also encourage me to begin sketching and use my sketches in my art cloth.

  • Sandra L.

    Looking forward to your book!

  • Congratulations,Sue! Love your work and everything you’ve done to encourage folks to dip into their creative spirit. ~Denise

  • Kathleen

    Congratulations on your book –I can’t wait to see it. It takes a lot of time and work to put together a book. I’m sure it was a labor of love for you.

  • Exciting,Sue! I have no doubt the book is going to be extremely successful for you,and how exciting about the all-star line up of prizes!

  • Hello,
    Your book looks really exciting. I always need some kind of inspiration as I seem to have problems translating thoughts into pictures. For some reason,I believe one must be some kind of artist. Maybe your book would free up some of my inhibitions regarding my drawings and such. Thanks for the opportunity to win your book!

  • Major Congrats the book looks awesome!
    And such a giveaway. How generous!

  • Congratulations Sue! What a fabulous on-line celebration you’ve lined up!

  • Sue,huge congratulations on the book. I can’t wait to get a copy! 😀 Say,do you have a badge made up for your blog hop that I could put on my blog to tell my readers all about it? Looking forward to hopping,it’s going to be a blast I know because everything you do is awesome 😀
    Hugs and congrats again,
    Beth P

  • Sandra

    Sue,Congratulation on your new book!!! Can’t wait to see it. I know it will be great,as all you do. Thank you,for organizing all this and the wonderful prizes to win plus all the fun visiting these blogs full of inspiration and ideas.

  • Laura

    Wow,how generous of you to organize this. Will be alot of fun to visit the blogs for inspiration. Congrats on your new book.

  • Diane

    It looks like one of the books I HAVE TO HAVE!

  • wonderful ideas to share .

  • Congratulations on the release of your new book,Sue! I’ve already pre-ordered it –can’t wait to see it. Hugs &best wishes always,Beth Ann

  • Sandy Jandik

    WOW! Whaat a line up of prizes. Sandy

  • EXCITING!!!!!!!!!!!! Have a dozen copies on order already. Posted today and will continue to post the release until all my copies are in hand! congrats and thank you for allowing me to participate.

  • Peggy McDevitt

    Cant wait to see your book. I am sure it’s wonderful because everything you do is great.