11.23.2010

Want to win $500 worth of books?

 I thought so!
Chronicle Books is giving away a stash of books worth up to $500
to one lucky reader. Not only that, but it is YOUR book selection!
NOT ONLY THAT, but if you comment here (and like what you see)
you can win a copy of my list of books too!!!
How awesome is that? 
If you comment and you want to put this in your blog
(and unless you don't like books *gasp*, you should)
I will comment on yours! I like to increase chances of winning things :)
So here goes...my much debated list:
Handmade Nation: The rise of DIY Art, Craft and Design
Reprodepot Pattern Book: FLORA: 225 vintage-inspired  textile designs
The Paper Marbling Kit: Materials, Techniques and Projects
Graffiti Art Coloring Book  (Umm..AWESOME!)
Music Listography:Your Life in (play) Lists

Lennon Legend: An Illustrated Life of John Lennon
The Exquisite Book: 100 Artists Play a Collaborative Game (one of the artists is Dave Eggers...and I L-O-V-E his writing. Please read What is the What)
Sketchbooks: The Hidden Art of Designers, Illustrators, and Creatives
Angaza Afrika: African Art Now  (isn't the cover just lovely?)
Street Sketchbook: Inside the Journals of International Street and Grafitti Artists
Rex Ray: Art + Design
Patterns: New Surface Designs
1,000 Journals Project
Artist's Color Manual: The Complete Guide to Working with Color
Stencil 101 Decor
Paper Cutting: Contemporary Artists, Timeless Craft

WHEW! That took awhile.
In my next post I will talk about all the art I am not making.










20 comments:

  1. i love all the books you picked :) what a great list. i flipped through the street sketchbook and it's a really cool book.

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  2. Here's hoping for a win!! Good luck!

    Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

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  3. Great list...Good luck to you.

    BookNoise at gmail dot com

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  4. Wow, how could would winning this be?
    Thanks so much for sharing this.
    I've reposted at my blog, artstuffIwannalearn.blogspot.com

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  5. Some really fun and interesting books! My list is HERE.

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  6. A very artsy list, I would be a delight to own even if it is very different--for the most part--from the ones I selected See My List Here
    Smiles,
    Teresa

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  7. love love love your list!

    kshina(at)gmail(dot)com

    Happy Haulidays!

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  8. What a great list. Hope you win!

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  9. this is a great list......and they will look super on your bookshelf (i'm thinking positive that you'll win!!!)!!! xoxo, :))

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  10. Would I like to win $500 worth of books? Yes. Yes I would.

    Good luck to you!

    (P.S. I've read/looked through the 1000 Journals book, and it's got some really interesting art in it! It made me want to start a similar, albeit much smaller, project...)

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  11. A great list!I missed the paper cuting book when I was making mine! http://cactusheadstudio.blogspot.com/2010/12/chronicle-books-haul-idays.html

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  12. Great list! Good luck!
    alxmhenry@gmail.com

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  13. Wow please win! I seriously think I would cry if I won all these books!

    happy_haylee_3(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  14. What a great list of books!

    jowanjowan73(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  15. What a nice list. Good luck to both of us! And thank you
    Chronicle Books.

    jcamp2020 at aol dot com

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  16. What a great list and a great giveaway!

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  17. Fabulous choices, especially the paper cutting book!
    Lilyhoot at gmail dot com

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  18. What fun! Count me in!

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

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