Thursday, December 12, 2013

Blog Giveaway-Brush Booklet

A giveaway for one of the little booklets I have been making from old brush practice papers. This one has a quote from my mentor Jenny Hunter Groat who passed away this year. To be entered in the giveaway, please share a favorite quote. And this is important, you must put your email in the comment so I can send you a message if you are the winner. Entries will close tomorrow, December 13 at midnight.

There are brush booklets in my etsy shop, and I will add more next week.


Valerianna said...

Beautiful... and thanks for the opportunity!! Had to search my quote file for something short and sweet!
valerianna at verizon dot net

Dorothy Parker said: "The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity"

Anonymous said...

It truly would be an honour to actually see, to touch, to own and to treasure this offering. My favourite quote for today is:

"Suppose we did our work
like the snow, quietly, quietly,
leaving nothing out."

Wendell Berry's entire poem "Like Snow" in "Leavings: Poems"

Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord said...

A REMINDER: Don't forget your email address. You can write out the @ symbol but please, put your email. I need to be able to find you if you are chosen from the random number drawing.

Michele Olsen said...

I want to end with something that will baffle me for some time.
~ Philip Guston

Thank you! I am so inspired by your work.

dodesbooks "at" yahoo "dot" com

Anonymous said...

To remember who you are, You need to forget who they told you to be...

Thank you, you continue to inspire me...

jselleck "at" pyramid "dot" net

Liz Kettle said...

What a beautiful book.
one of my favorite quotes is from Terry Pratchett
"For truly there is magic in the seeing. Open your eyes…then open them again."

Paula said...

"Luck Favors the Prepared, Darling." —Edna Mode

Unknown said...

"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." Anatole France

Fiona Dempster said...

peace is every step - Thich Nhat Than

Looks beautiful Susan!

Fiona.dempster1 at

Unknown said...

"Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable." - Mary Oliver

In honor of Jenny Hunter Groat and other mentors, this:
"Some people cross your path and change your whole direction."

(I do not know the author and could not find it in a search.)

Kate Stockman said...

Hi, Susan, thank you for this opportunity! Here is one of my favorite quotes (I have a multitude of favorites, but this one seems so appropriate for this time of year):

Go into yourself and see how deep the place is from which your life flows. -- Rilke

Kate (at) TheCre8tiveFlow (dot) com

Your new "brush books" are just wonderful!


Hannah Hunter said...

What a rich challenge--I love reading the quotes from others above. The first one that sprang to mind when I read your post is from Hillel, a Jewish scholar:

"If I am not for myself, who will be for me? And if I am only for myself, then, what am I?"

Thank you for sharing your gorgeous books with us.

my croft said...

These are two of my favorites:

"That so few now dare to be eccentric, marks the chief danger of the time." —John Stuart Mill, On Liberty

and (good for the coming snow and the quiet that it brings):

"Silence is the medium in which great things fashion themselves."
—Thomas Carlyle

Thanks for the game.
mdhulse @

skyebluelake said...


"There are also times in life when a person has to rush off in pursuit of hopefulness."
— Jean Giono quoted in The Music of Time by John S. Dunne

So here's to hoping I win a beautiful brush booklet. ) )


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