Thursday, October 25, 2012

Celebrating 10,000 photos!

Over here at Sketchbook Challenge headquarters we've all been buzzing with anticipation about when the 10,000 image would get posted on our flickr group and here it is:

We just couldn't let this milestone pass without celebrating it so we decided to put together a prize package to send to the person who posted the 10,000 photo.  So congratulations jprater28209 on being the 10,000 poster in the Sketchbook Challenge Flickr group because you've just won a truckload of loot from us!

Here's what you won:

From Pam Carriker: Poetic Portrait stamps from Stampington and a bottle of my Liquid Pencil Sketching Ink

From Jane LaFazio: From art journaling to art DVD

From Laura Cater-Woods:  a goodie bag of collage/embellishment stuff (may include rusty bits and keys, mystery fabric and who knows what!)

From Kari McNight-Holbrook: two of my large 8.5 x 11 stamps from my stamp line

From Sue Bleiweiss: a copy of The Sketchbook Challenge book and an 8 1/2”x 5” Strathmore visual journal

Terry Grant: a glass mug coaster with an image from one of my quilts on it.

Frances Holliday Alford: a  framed collaged postcard

From Deborah BoschertContemporary Fabric Collage: Design, Stitch and Finish with Deborah Boschert DVD
 Explore fabric collage using a variety of materials, including sheers and other unexpected fabrics, as well as free-motion work and hand-stitched details.

From Jamie Fingal: Mistyfuse, a pair of Havel's  non-stick 6-1/2 scissors and some paper scraps, and shipping tags

From Lesley Riley: a pack of TAP

From Susan Brubaker Knapp: original artist trading card

From Desiree Habicht:  A panel and coordinating fabric from my Horsin Around fabric line and five of my top selling patterns.

From Jane Davies: copy of my new dvd Scribble Collage with Hand-Painted paper

From Leslie Tucker Jenison: hand-dyed fabric and a framed mail art card,

From Kristin LaFlamme: Fabric postcard

From Lyric Kinard: A copy of my DVD Bead it Like You Mean It

From Kelli Perkins: a stash of paper beads

From Traci Bunkers: 5 postcards of my journal pages

All of your prizes are shipping to you from each of the artists so your mailbox will be filled with goodies arriving for quite a while!

Our sincerest thanks to all of you for following and participating in the Sketchbook Challenge over the last 2 years.   We're still having fun after all these years and we're looking forward to sharing more inspiration, milestone celebrations and sketches through 2013!

by Jane LaFazio


  1. Wowser!! Wowser for 10,000 and wowser for all the prises....oh...and wowser for all of you lovely artist sharing your time and talents with all of us!;)

  2. Yikes!!!!! Skipping, dancing, twirling, and looking for a corkscrew to begin the celebration. I never win anything. Oh, thank you, to all of you whose work I have loved and learned from. I promise to put everything to use and grow with it and post the results here. Thank you, thank you.

  3. I'm glad to hear we will be continuing on into 2013!! THANKS to all:))

  4. Wow! Congrats Jane! I am so excited for you too! I would love to win this awesome package of goodies too! Beautiful post , keep posting those sketches! Enjoy!

  5. What a great prize! But, most importantly, I'm also glad to hear you all will be continuing to inspire us in 2013!!



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