Sponsor giveaway: Gabrielle Rose

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This week’s sponsor giveaway comes from Gabrielle Rose, a watercolor artist based in San Francisco who lists the Golden Age of Illustration and beautiful, vintage children’s books among her stylistic influences.

She’s giving away two 4×6 prints, two postcards and four original watercolor mini paintings that would instantly brighten up your home! Just leave your comments by 4th August and we’ll select a random winner after!

:: Gabrielle’s Etsy shop ::
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UPDATE: Commenting has now closed, thanks so much for participating. The winner of this giveaway is Daniel Moran, as generated by random.org.


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135 Replies to “Sponsor giveaway: Gabrielle Rose”

  1. robyn says:

    oooh so pretty! I love the colors!

  2. Nadine says:

    I’d love these prints to hang on the walls (:
    thank you for the chance!

  3. My Owl Barn says:

    Could watercolors be any prettier πŸ™‚ She made even the monsters look so cute!

  4. Wow amazing watercolor mini’s! Beautiful paintings.

  5. Laura says:

    I love the playfulness and beautiful light splashes of color in these works. Lovely!

  6. stefania says:

    i love that fat cat!! and the clouds are beautiful!!

  7. Eve says:

    I’m in..this is so cute ! it would look perfect in my future baby’s bedroom πŸ˜‰

  8. m.a.d. says:

    Oh, wow! All of her work is lovely, but I’m particularly fond of the the strange monsters and wispy creatures.

  9. nok says:

    Pretty clouds!

  10. Anna Searle says:

    Loving these so much.

  11. Katie G says:

    What gorgeous work! Thanks for introducing me to her, and for the chance to win πŸ˜€

  12. jeannie says:

    I love the clouds!

  13. jen says:

    wow. so beautiful. love the contrast btw the delicate thin wispy lines and ends of shapes and the bokeh watercolor…

  14. sarah b says:

    love love love these prints πŸ™‚ glad to find a new fav artist πŸ˜€

  15. Carina says:

    Would love those, for sure!

  16. Stephanie says:

    Oh wow – original artwork, and so wonderfully strange and beautiful.

  17. vicky y says:

    Amazing work, beautiful colours.
    I love them ! πŸ™‚

  18. Verna G. says:

    Beautiful work! I love the cloud and umbrellas!

  19. sky says:

    The clouds!!! so pretty

  20. Irit says:

    Wonderful work!

  21. Gina Hief says:

    OOOOoooo I love her style. “crossing my fingers for this one” πŸ™‚

  22. Chrissie says:

    The umbrellas are just adorable. Absolutely love Gabby’s work.

  23. :O I absolutely love her work, I follow her on tumblr and I’m so in love with her prints. πŸ˜‰

  24. Kylen says:

    these paintings are so beautiful, she has her own unique style and creates a variety of characters that look like they belong in a fairytale. might be buying from the etsy store very soon

  25. yesenia says:

    I love her paintings! so inspirational and simple yet so much life (:

  26. Erik Moore says:

    Gabby is a champion!!

  27. Cecilia M says:

    I adore her work, so much. It really is inspiring to me. Her work is very delicate and pretty, yet it truly speaks for itself. Gorgeous. I love all of it.

  28. Chenoa Dawn says:

    I’ve always loved her work, especially the creatures πŸ™‚

  29. Annelise S says:

    Her images reflect the moods of my dreams, it would be so fitting to have these displayed in individual frames above the bed. Gorgeous work!

  30. Ellie says:

    I absolutely love her work. I discovered it recently, and I haven’t been able to keep my eyes off it! Watercolours really seem to be the best medium for her. I do hope I win!

  31. Adam says:

    I’m in love with her paintings/characters/style!

  32. I love Gabby’s artwork! It’s like combining cotton candy and dark chocolate— sweet colors and sensuous, surreal themes.

  33. Dana Heng says:

    i am a big fan of gabby!! i wish i could create such delicate pictures, but my artistic talents are quite the opposite of delicate. these are simply beautiful.

  34. Hannah says:

    Her art is so whimsically beautiful! I can’t wait to see what she creates next.

  35. kat veronika says:

    such an amazing prize! gabby is so talented this would be amazing to win

  36. jenniferc says:

    I absolutely love her paintings (: They’ve inspired me to paint more!

  37. Gabe says:

    I have two “mini paintings” of Gabby’s that I love. I’m on a mission to collect original art, and artists like Gabby make it available. Awesome.

  38. KatieJo says:

    Her artwork is so beautiful and inspiring, its definitely inspired me to try watercolor paints:)

  39. Blandine says:

    I didn’t know her work, but it’s really beautiful! I love watercolor! Thanks for this great giveaway πŸ™‚

  40. Ankelchen says:


  41. I just found this wonderful gal on tumblr yesterday. She is so great!

  42. so wondrous!
    si dΓ©licate!

  43. Bailey says:

    <3 <3 <3
    gabrielle rose’s art truly moves&inspires me!

  44. Carolina says:

    I would fall over dead if I won one of these!

  45. Kim says:

    I love her style; I’ve never seen anything like it!

  46. Glitzy says:

    My first thought upon seeing these was that they were spawned by a reincarnation of Gorey. Very, very lovely.

  47. Leanne D says:

    this artist is a delight to follow. love her work – hope to win!

  48. Ash Luns says:

    whimsical fancies! i love it!

  49. steph says:

    These are absolutely stunning! πŸ™‚ yay!!

  50. Mehera says:

    these are so fantastic.

  51. Sara Morgan says:

    I adore her work. πŸ™‚ I’ve been following her Tumblr for a while now!

  52. Daniel Moran says:

    I’ve been following your work since I began a Tumblr and every post you make with your artwork is simply stunning. Your artwork speaks to me in ways that are simply incredible. Absolutely beautiful things Gabby. I probably wont win the giveaway, but I’d like to state that you continue to “Draw, Gabby, draw!” ‘cause your work is inspirational.

  53. Sarah Howell says:

    Love your work on tumblr, and these would definitely brighten up my dorm room πŸ™‚

  54. kelley Cruz says:

    I really like the paintings from what i see. I find them refreshing and calming to look at. πŸ˜€

  55. Heather says:

    I am in love with this artwork! Everything is so original and darling. πŸ˜€

  56. Manuela U says:

    love love love!
    want want want!

  57. Kasey says:

    I love her work! I, too, follow her on tumblr and enjoy her updates. πŸ™‚

  58. Lisa says:

    that cloud, oh that cloud!

  59. Camz says:

    oh wow! Her tumblr and works are inspiring!

  60. Maggie says:

    I follow Gabby on tumblr and I love her work! I especially love how she captures the clouds. Mesmerizing. Thanks for the giveaway! πŸ™‚

  61. Elise Kielek says:

    Oh my gosh, i love these so much. I want to paint like this some day πŸ™‚

  62. Corrie says:

    oh my god so beautiful. what transfixing hues… i wish i could paint! i’d love these on my wall, or to brighten up my desk at work

  63. fiona says:

    beautiful art. wish i could paint like this!
    thank you for the chance. πŸ™‚

  64. Emily says:

    I love Gabrielle’s work. These are really lovely.

  65. Maggie says:

    Oh, those are gorgeous! I especially love the one of the creature at the bottom center – kind of reminds me of my lovely fat cat! πŸ™‚

  66. Adi says:

    These are positively wonderful! It’s tough to choose which is my favorite.

  67. Jo says:

    I love this style of illustration, stunning πŸ™‚

  68. Those little creatures are adorable. They look like they need a hug!

  69. Jillian says:

    I love this artist! Follow her on tumblr and would love to have some of her original artwork.

  70. Juan Reyes says:

    Gabrielle’s work is seriously inspiring. I love her style. Makes me want to try watercolor.

  71. red says:

    I absolutely love gabby’s illustrations! Her style and immaculate technique continues to inspire me to take up watercolours again! Her creations are always so delightful and really transport you to a strange but wonderful little world <3!

  72. Tzu Hsiang says:

    Gabby has such a distinctive style! Super inspiring πŸ™‚

  73. Amba says:

    πŸ™‚ you never know…

  74. kimberly says:

    What lovely work.

  75. Camila F. says:

    I love the way she uses watercolor! So pretty! That sweet cat is my favorite.

  76. Susan F says:

    <3 …

  77. Jordan P says:

    These are beautiful!

  78. Samantha says:

    i lovelovelove her paintings. so fairy-tale.
    umbrellas is beeeeaaaautiful (:

  79. Aparna says:

    So, so lovely! Absolutely adore the row of umbrellas πŸ™‚

  80. Holly says:

    Wow, amazing! I looooove water colour.

  81. Anne B. says:


  82. Kristine says:

    Wow πŸ™‚ Those where so beautiful! Hope I win, although I never actually do.

  83. Morg G says:

    she’s inspired me to draw again.

  84. Janine says:


  85. Oh my goodness- totally love these watercolours, they are beautiful!

  86. George Mott says:

    very very beautiful!

  87. Kellye says:

    Gabby’s artwork is so awesome! I live in the Bay Area as well and the inspiration to be found here can be amazing as well.

  88. Elinor says:

    I love her artwork, I think she should do some animation or something because her paintings would look even more incredible. β™₯

  89. NatWork2014 says:

    beautiful art comes from orignal people who are unique.
    gabbiy would be considered one of these people.
    loveee her artwork(;

  90. stephanieee says:

    theyr’e beautiful! πŸ˜€

  91. Ingrid says:

    The one with the cloud and the umbrellas is lovely. πŸ™‚

  92. Count me in! They’re exquisite:)

  93. babs says:

    wow, these are lovely! my birthday is coming up this week, they would make an AWESOME gift! πŸ˜‰

  94. I adore mini art works! just the sweetest!!!

  95. sannau says:

    Oh, I see clouds too!

  96. virg says:


  97. Violetta Mertins says:

    They’d be lovely on my wall and be a good inspiration

  98. brittney says:

    She is amazing, I’ve followed her tumblr blog for quite some time and love her work.

  99. Ruby Joy says:

    That cat makes me smile. Again loving the clouds…So inspiring.

  100. Jackie Waldman says:

    Thanks to Claudine Hellmuth, I just found this website, and Gabrielle’s (and others) work. Just beautiful! I started in watercolor and now work with acrylics, but I’ve always been amazed at the intricate detail that artists can create with watercolor. LOVE IT!!!

  101. beth says:

    I love the flow of these beautiful watercolors! I’d love to be the winner!!

  102. Louise says:


  103. These are just lovely! I would really enjoy winning this.

  104. candace says:

    Her work is so whimsical and pretty; I love the balance of rich color and simplicity she achieves.

    And to give away ORIGINALS? Whew! Someone will be a very lucky winner. πŸ™‚

    Keep up the wonderful work!

  105. Bruce says:

    Splendid work and so inspiring!

  106. ash smith says:

    Your work greatly inspires me.. It’s delicate & vivid at the same time. Hope I can hang these in my house!

  107. Bethia says:

    I love your style and your use of colour! I follow you on Tumblr and I really enjoy seeing your illustrations on my Dashboard. :]
    Not going to lie, really want to win some of your work, it’s so lovely!

  108. Lucy says:

    i love the mix of inks and watercolours. my favourite is the two girls dancing – the colours are stunning πŸ™‚

  109. Jenn says:

    I love Gabby’s illustrations! They’re so fun, they feel really busy without overloading the paper. i wish stuff i did was as delicate and beautiful as hers!
    keep up the good work πŸ˜€

  110. Allison Eve says:

    Always enjoyable. πŸ™‚

  111. Leah says:

    So pretty. Would absolutely love to have one of these gorgeous prints.

  112. Victoria says:

    These are beautiful! I love watercolor πŸ˜€

  113. Shannon says:

    These are really quite beautiful. You have very inspiring work.

  114. Christina says:

    Ugh, so gorgeous.

  115. Meagan says:

    I love every one of your pieces! gorgeous work.

  116. Jonny Ruzzo says:

    What an amazing giveaway package! I would love to own every one of these items to display at home.

  117. I’ve followed her work for quite awhile now, tip top art crush, totally amazing!

  118. miss otter says:

    Such beautiful paintings! I used her technique from the video she made painting her Meadow Head and it worked out so wonderfully! πŸ™‚
    Such a fantastic artist. πŸ™‚

  119. Katie L. says:

    your pieces are so wonderful and inspiring, I’ve been a fan of yours on dA for awhile and it is always a treat to see the works you submit, they are truly unique and one of a kind.

  120. Alisha Jones says:

    I’ve been following her blog for awhile and whenever she posts a new art piece, it brightens my day!

  121. Cntlk says:

    I love your style, especially the characteristics you give hair. πŸ™‚ …also I enjoy your blog.

  122. Kelley says:

    These are absolutely wonderful!!

  123. Jordan P says:

    The rain is so well done!

  124. Gabby these are great! i especially like the orange one with the two girls dancing, and your clouds are always a favorite of mine!
    I hope i win!

  125. Adamski says:

    I adore these, I wish my watercolour skills were on a par with Gabrielle Rose!

  126. Amy says:

    Oh wow, thank you so much, all of you, for participating in the giveaway! πŸ™‚

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