Pleased to be awarded "Artist of the Month" by the editors of Artists & Illustrators magazine
As I mentioned in a previous blog ( when I won Artist of the Month in December ) it is a real compliment for an artist to win an award of any kind with their artworks.
When I received notification that I had been awarded Artist of the Month by the editors of the Artists & Illustrators magazine, here in the UK, I was flattered and pleased.
As they say on their website "We've selected Ivan Jones's pastel artwork Christmas Morning as 'Artwork of the Month'. Well done Ivan – you've won a £50 voucher to spend on art materials at Pegasus Art."
These donkeys have given many people great pleasure. The original pastel artwork was sold to a appreciative buyer local to my home. They have been used on Christmas cards produced by Woodmansterne cards, raising money for charity.
I have also created my own cards to give to friends and family to celebrate that time of year. So these donkeys have travelled far and wide!
Just for your interest, the reference photo for this artwork was taken by me just down the road from my home. I have also created another pastel artwork, currently for sale, from a photograph of these donkeys taken in spring time.....
So take good care, stay safe and remember that I am an award winning artist! 🙏😁