Friday, August 3, 2012

The BIG 60!

Back when I started this blog, I probably had 10 followers and they were all family members. I am so overwhelmed at the number of you good folk who visit here,...whether you leave an occasional comment or simply pause and then move on to the next blog in your Google Reader. Either way, I am grateful. Since returning from my grandmothering hiatus, I noticed my blog view count is almost at the 60,000th notch which, my dear readers, is significant, since (drum roll) I am in my 60th year. WOW! That use to be so old to me. It's the new 50, right?? Anywho, to celebrate the BIG 60, I'm giving away an 8"x10" print of "The Minstrel", based on the Kvothe character from Patrick Rothfuss', Kingkiller Chronicles

All you do is leave a comment of 6 words or more, making sure I have access to your email address to contact you. At midnight MST, on the 6th of August, I will take the names and put them in a bowl and randomly pull out a winner. It's that easy. 


Hopefully, I will come close to the 60,000 mark, but even if I don't, thank you so much for visiting and sharing a tidbit of my life....old as it is. 60 is just a number, right?? GOOD LUCK!

23 comments:

Erin said...

Happy 60th! I just recent discovered you and I just love your work, you make me want to draw all day long.

Tanja said...

Congrats on your 60th! It was your version of Kvothe as "The Minstrel" that first intrigued me, so I'd definitely like to try and win a print. :)

KonstantinaP said...

Happy big 60!!!! and congratulations on your 60.000 views! We have the same birthday, 6th of August.
Warm regards.

Amatheya said...

Happy 60th! I've been following your blog for a while now and absolutely love your work. I don't comment often but yours is one of the few blogs I follow that I take the time to read every time I see a update :-)

Crystal Cook said...

Happy 60th Kim!!! 60 is SO young, really I do think so. My mom is 68 and she still seems young to me. I have absolutely loved every minute of following your blog Kim, and getting to know you too and I would be absolutely thrilled to win a print of Kvothe. I just saw the name of the wind in paperback at B & N (which I hadn't seen before) and am going to go back and buy it specifically because of your recommendation. And all your fabulous art of the characters too. :) Here's to 60,000 more!!

Nathan Wirth said...

Wow! Congratulations Kim! I absolutely love your work. "The Minstrel" is amazing. I love your interpretation on how Kvothe looks. Keep up the great work.

sarah said...

Happy birthday! And congratulations on the growth of your blog. I love your wonderful art and hope more people get to see it.

Ruthie Redden said...

OOh Happiest of Birthdays to you and your blog treasure ~ I haven't popped by for ages so how lovely to come by chance today of all days ~ I am so pleased to hear your enthusiasm for the big 60 Yay! So excited to be entering for this beauty, especially as i just succeded in getting the final member of my wee family hooked on "Kvothe" , MR O finally succumed and couldn't put it down lol ~ dying for number 3 x x

Ray Greaves said...

Congratulations and please continue to show off your work!

Suzy said...

Happy Birthday, Happy Big Blog Hit Mark! I return to your illustrations for inspiration all the time--just started playing with watercolor, and I'm enjoying it.

Greg Newbold said...

Hey, 60 is the new 50. Hope it's a great one and keep making these awesomely cool pictures. I enjoy what you are doing.

artgeckos said...

Your work is better all the time!

John Calvin said...

Congratulations! This is an awesome blog, and you're a very generous person. I've been fascinated at looking back through all your posts. Thanks!

Sylvie said...

Happy 60th! I first found your blog through Pat's, so this is a particularly exciting giveaway to me.

Christina Hess said...

Happy 60th! Both sixty and 60,000 at the same time? Must be fate!

Chris said...

love your work-have been following you for sometime now. I would be honored to win your artwork. And birthday cheers-I'm a Leo too and older than you.

Bethie {Libster} said...

I'm always encouraged by your work - it's truly a joy to brows through. Hoping you have a very merry 60 and on! ;)
-Bethie Libster

Sophie Moss said...

Happy magical year of 60's, Kim! I absolutely adore your artwork and am so happy I stumbled across your blog. :) Paint on, my friend!

Jason Cheeseman-Meyer said...

Happy Birthday Kim! The print you've chosen is one of my particular favorites of yours.

Brian said...

Congratulations Kim! I look forward to seeing more of your wonderful work.

shamie said...

Thank you for sharing your awesome and inspirational work! I'm really curious how you solve your sleepless nights. Goodness me have I tried to cure my nocturnal ailment!

Drew Baker said...

Kim, I'm sorry you weren't at the IMC this year. I had to find someone else to model for my Isolde. I thought she'd be a great follow up for posing for Joan a couple of years ago.

Jef said...

Kim, just stumbled on your Kvothe picture in an internet search and it is fantastic! I really can't imagine a depiction of Kvothe that better matches how I've imagined him. Truly excellent work!