“Love You To Pieces” (sold)

Update:  Sold!
This week’s penny auction is now live!  This time it’s an 8″x24″ original canvas painting done in the illustrative style I sometimes do.   This is a 5 day auction that ends this Sunday (7/27).  No reserve this week, so highest bidder wins the painting.  Enjoy!  -Cindy
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This Week’s Penny Art Auction (sold)

Update:  Sold!
This week’s penny auction is a one-of-a-kind canvas giclee.  Title:  “When The Wind Blows”  I have added hand touches in acrylic paint, and added a gloss finish to it for a fresh painted look.  This 12×12 stretched canvas print comes wired and ready to hang.  It is signed on the front and back and includes a certificate of authenticity.   This auction has no reserve price, so highest bid wins!
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Penny Auction (sold)

Update:  SOLD!
NEW! PENNY AUCTIONS

Also…I have started offering weekly penny auctions!  These auctions start at .01 cent and have no reserve…which means there is no amount that must be met in order to win the item.  The item that is currently running this week is a custom hand embellished signed canvas print titled “Hello”.  This 12×12 canvas print comes wired and ready to hang.  I’ve added custom hand touches in acrylic paint making it a unique one of a kind print!  This piece has been been signed on the front and sealed in gloss varnish.  Auction ends Saturday, July 5th.  Click the picture below to go straight to this weeks auction 🙂

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Singapore

I am very excited to announce that Forest Rain Gallery in Singapore will be representing me in 2013.  Just yesterday I shipped out a package of original paintings to them, and should they arrive on time, they will be taking these paintings with them to Hong Kong’s Affordable Art Fair this March.  This is good news if you live in Asia, as now there were be three locations this year where you can maybe catch an original:  Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taipei this coming May.

And just in time for Valentine’s Day. ….One of the paintings I just shipped to Singapore is now available in a signed limited edition print over in my etsy shop.
Title: “On The Street Where You Live”  (only 10 in this edition)

 

January 2013 News

Happy New Year!  Just some news for 2013 since it has been a while since my last post.  I’ve got info on art shows, crafty things I’m working on, as well as something about Dodo birds….

Art Shows
Weekend Festivals:  Since 2010 I have headed up to the Atlanta area for the Norcross, Dunwoody, and Acworth Art Festivals.  Unfortunately this year I decided to decline them mainly due to logistical reasons.  As of right now, 2013 will not include any regional festivals.  Hoping to do some festivals in 2014 in the Florida panhandle area, and maybe here in Orlando.

International Juried Art Show:  I have been invited back to Art Revolution Taipei’s 2013 International Art Show, and have been busy preparing a bunch of paintings to send over to them.  Creating the paintings, all back and forth communication involved, and getting everything ready, packed, and shipped actually involves a lot more work than my normal art projects.  So January continues to be a busy month, and new originals will probably not show up until these are all out the door.

Art Goods
I’ve been prepping for some new artsy whatnots for the etsy shop.  No real details at this point, other than I’ll say wood blocks have been cut and some jewelry supplies have arrived in.  If you like little artsy giftables, stay tuned as I usually only do these once a year (if that).  I’ll also be making some smaller paintings as some of you have requested those too.

Lastly…iPad Cases
I came across a company called DodoCase, and loved their cases they make for devices.  They create quality book style cases using traditional book binding techniques and eco friendly durable materials.  I almost purchased one direct from their website, then I discovered they recently partnered with Zazzle which allows for interior image customization.  So I made one and received it a couple of weeks ago.  I love it so much I decided to license a few designs out from some handpicked past works.  Below are photos of how my case turned out.  Let me just add that I was not given this case by the company or asked to do any sort of write up (I wish), this is just me posting what I did.  If $89 is too steep of a price for an case, then do what I did and order during a sale…Zazzle has them often.  If I see a nice sale going on, I’ll be sure to post the code on my facebook page.  More designs to come and also iPhone 5 case designs will be made available soon as well.

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Three New Paintings

Three new original 16″ x 20″ paintings are now up in the shop today.
Special this week – Free Shipping on original paintings that ship to a US address.  International orders get flat rate $25 Priority Mail International Shipping (where available).

“Welcome Home” (updated:  SOLD)
Welcome Home - Cindy Thornton Art

“Into The Wind” (Update: Sold)
Into The Wind - Cindy Thornton Art

“Gather ‘Round” (Updated: SOLD)
Gather 'Round - Cindy Thornton Art