Art Alchemy Studio

Mixed Media Art by Chaska Peacock

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Book Offer

This is a wonderful book so I am helping to promote it by giving two copies to you as a gift! All you need do is leave a comment on any of my blog posts, and your name will be entered (Yes, once for every (non-frivolous) comment) in the drawing to take place December 15th. The two winners will receive a copy immediately via media mail. (You pay postage if outside the US)

In the meanwhile, you can see much more about the book here:

Oh, yes, my artwork is featured in the introduction, a small but real bonus. :-)

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

How wonderful! A vision board has helped me visualize what I want to manifest into my life, and surprised me by "delivering" some of the items rather quickly! This book looks very intriguing, and congratulations on having some of your art included!

3:51 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Hi Chaska,
What a great giveaway. Hope I'm lucky, this seems like a great book.

5:30 PM  
Blogger Diane said...

Is this the vision board concept shown on the Oprah show? If so, the book might help me actually DO it rather than just THINK about doing it! LOL! Thanks for the giveaway chance!

6:28 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Wow, this looks to be an awesome book. I only recently heard of a vision board and am wanting to experiment with one. Congratulations also on being included in the book, that is a wonderful complement.

6:32 PM  
Blogger Christy said...

I have never heard of a vision board. I'm off to look that up and read more about this book. Hope I'm lucky ;) My word verification is mutte... hmm hope that isn't a precurser! Does anyone else try to make sense/words out of these things?!

8:47 PM  
Blogger Kathryn Costa said...

I have heard of vision boards and want to learn more! I write and publish and prompt each week for a Soul Journal project and I think this book will be a helpful tool for future prompts! I think it is wonderful that you are putting this out there for others and spreading the "secret" to finding happiness. For the last few years a good friend and I get together to create a collage on New Years Eve - the topic is what are our hopes for the upcoming year. To see more about the Soul Journal project visit:

5:25 AM  
Blogger Barb V. said...


Went to look at the book (thanks for the link) and I'm going to buy it, so don't put me in the contest. Visualization seems a very powerful tool, and just the sort of workshop that I want to have at The Fernery. Are you at all interested in teaching at a small venue in NE FL? If so, please email me at You can see more about what we are building at
thanks, very much hoping to hear from you!
Barb V.

8:24 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I would love to win such a book! I hadn't heard of it before and I think it would be great inspiration for art journaling. It's wonderful of you to do a promo like this!!

10:17 AM  
Blogger theDiva said...

I ran across the notion of vision boards in "The Secret" and I must say, after this past year, I NEED to manifest some good things in my life.

Thank you for doing this Chaska...Sandi

10:35 AM  
Blogger plockh said...

Thank you Chaska!
I reviewed your book page,and will share it with others. I have done vision boards throughout my life, but called them "affirmation" boards and believe strongly in this concept of visualization & manifestation. It is wonderful to see it in print for all to use.
I am visualizing receiving the book. ^^I^^'s, Patti

10:55 AM  
Blogger Connie said...

This is a book I would love to win! thank you for sponsoring this giveaway!

connie williams

1:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a generous gift! The book is amazing and that it contains some of your work makes it even more special. Thank you so much for the chance to win!
Still flying with one wing!

4:55 PM  
Blogger Doe Grozs Art said...

this is interesting because I have tried to comment -this being the 10th? time...I'm persistant though.
This is a great give away and I would love to have this book, whether winning it or buying it and I would LOVE to take a vision board class with you... hope this one works :-)

6:42 PM  
Blogger Doe Grozs Art said...

:-) Doreen

6:43 PM  
Blogger Orinda said...

A vision board is a good thing. We went to workshop that was about a vision book. We are supposed to just put photos in there of the things that we would like out of life.
It is a great concept. Perhaps winning and owning a book would keep me on track.

7:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is the first I've heard of this book but it sounds like it would be a great read and a wonderful jumpstart to creativity.

9:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Would love to know more about vision boards so would love to have you put my name in your drawing.

Thanks, Cheryl Stauffer

7:57 AM  
Blogger Nel Jansen said...

This sounds like a wonderful book. Thanks for doing the giveaway,you'll enable two folks to be inspired, and how great is that? Sure, and I'd love to beone of the winners.

8:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Chaska
Your dolls and blog are always interesting. This book sounds very interesting. I hope I am lucky and win it. I know what vision boards are supposed to be, I hope this book makes it more doable

10:19 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have never heard of this book, but it looks very intriguing. And you're in it? Wow, another reason to take a peak. Thanks for the chance to receive it and congrats to you for your artwork being selected in there!

10:29 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

I've been collecting a boxful of images. Now is the time to make a Vision Board.

6:26 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth Golden said...

This looks like a really cool book. I have heard from several friends about this book. One wanted me to help her make a vision board because I am an "artists". Go figure. How does one help someone else see their vision? Most people have a hard enough time finding and living their own visions. Great concept and I would love to read more on the subject. I can't wait to see your artwork in it.

11:13 AM  
Blogger Carol- Beads and Birds said...

Chaska, I just found your blog by link to a link to a link. I am on a journey to attain greater spirituality and find the concept of the book intriguing. I'm off to research it now!

9:47 PM  
Blogger jewelrydoll180 said...

I am begining to create again after a terribbly long dark dry spell. I don't know excactly what a vision board is ,but anything to help me organize and keep the flow of creative engery moving would be helpfull. Sounds like maybe that is what this would be good for. I get so mant ideas sometimres when I am like this, but don't always know what to do first.
then sometimes end up doing nothing

11:37 AM  
Blogger lisamitch said...

I just received an email with info on your new online classes--I'm looking at perhaps signing up in the new year...THis book looks really interesting. Would be a great gift to win, and if not, track down to buy! Thanks for leading me to it!! Cheers from Spain!

4:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I followed the link to see more about the book & I can understand why you are so impressed with it. It would be great to win and I'd love to follow the activities myself, I feel I could benefit from the wisdom of the book. Thank you so much for sharing.

4:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We have been using the tools of gratefulness for over a year now and it has been so wonderful! I recently bought us boards to use as vision boards as I think this will move us to a higher level but I'm not sure how to start this and then the universe led me here today!! How wonderful! Thank you for having this give away!

11:58 PM  
Blogger Pattie @ Olla-Podrida said...

So a vision board is like an ispiration board then? Fascinating! I have a big wall in front of my desk that would be the perfect spot for such a thing, and I always like to find some new form of inspiration with the New Year.

3:10 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

This book sounds like it could be used as a great tool to get things accomplished. I've been feeling in a rut for a while now so this would be a great motivator.

thanks for being so generous,

3:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's great that you are giving these books away during the holiday season. Vision boards can really change your life.

3:40 PM  
Blogger Lee said...

Great give away, would love a chance to be in it!

3:44 PM  
Blogger Mary S. Hunt said...

I just saw this book offered on One Spirit...
looks like a good direction for everyone to take...maybe i will win and be given that direction..

4:18 PM  
Blogger Gena Lumbroso said...

Great idea! I would love to win an autographed copy!

5:07 PM  
Blogger jewelrydoll180 said...

I am already on a journey things are becoming better every day. am doing 29 days of giving challenge changing my life in a much more positive way. doors of opertunity are opening everywhere.Enrolled in Doll class yeah!!!
Brenda Moss

5:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Chaska,
I'd never heard of a vision board before reading your post, but after reading the forward and intro in the link you provided, I want to find out more! Thanks for the information.

5:28 PM  
Blogger Susan's Scribbles said...

Interesting. I've not heard much about the Vision Board but it looks like an interesting read. Thank you for sharing the info with us.

5:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Chaska .. How special to be included in this wonderful book...I will certainly be on the look out for copies of it to share with friends... Thanks for the introduction to it.
Christmas Hugs

6:01 PM  
Blogger Zaaart said...

Hi Chaska ...
How special to be published in this wonderful book.It will be an enlightening read for all and a great Christmas Present for friends. Thanks for the introduction to it.
Christmas Hugs

6:08 PM  
Blogger MB Shaw said...

I haven't seen this book yet, but it looks extremely interesting. I definitely believe in the power of visualization. Would love to be entered in the drawing.

9:47 PM  
Blogger Chris Tessnear said...

How kind of you to do a giveaway.
Sounds like a neat book.

6:14 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a concept! I'd Love a chance to explore this further...thank you for introducing me to the subject, even if I don't win! BTW, I LOVE the artwork on your blog!

7:00 AM  
Blogger sharon saurini said...

What a great book! and what an honor to be included.
Visualizing is so important. One study showed that visualization showed as much improvement as actual physical practice in sports.

8:07 AM  
Blogger Linda East said...

Wow Chaska...that is great that your work is in the book...thanks for the chance to win this interesting book...Vision Board is an interesting concept and I am wanting to try it...Your blog is really looking good. LUV LE

8:18 AM  
Blogger Ina Good said...

Wow Congrats on being in the book! Love your art works and Blog.Such a wonderful giveaway and i hope I am the honored recipient! Ina

10:28 AM  
Blogger healingdolls said...

This book looks inspiring and beautiful. May it be a huge success and change many people's lives.

11:02 AM  
Blogger CindyB said...

What a great giveaway. Please put my name in the hat.

11:21 AM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

Thank you for the opportunity to be in the running. I'd love to own a copy.

Carolyn S

11:31 AM  
Blogger jan b. said...

I would be interested in learning more about vision boards. Thanks for this opportunity.


12:12 PM  
Blogger Angie in AZ said...

I've never heard of this! It sounds fascinating so please add me into your drawing! What a wonderful gift to win! Thanks for the chance!

1:34 PM  
Blogger Kali said...

Please enter me into your contest. I'd love to have this book.

Brightest Blessings,

1:48 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

Well, I tried a bunch of times to leave a comment the first day you posted about this and for some reason Blogger didn't "recognize" me - trying again. In the meantime I borrowed the book from the library, and it's a good one! (Still would love to have my own copy, tho'!)

3:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm another one who had never heard of a "vision board". I am just tryiing to learn about art, and overcome some brain damage. If this book helps provide a clearer "vision", then it sounds like something I need!
Happy Holidaze!

3:51 PM  
Blogger patartist said...

Hi, Chaska! After viewing more details about the book, I'm excited that I might actually win it! If I don't win, I'll buy it in January.
That's wonderful that your work is included in it.

5:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wow Your website is wonderful, and yes there are many "must haves" here that will have to wait untill after the end of the year. Your Alchemy shop has some very nice assemblages. I feel inspired by the site, and if the book is half the inspiration, it will be worth every penny! Thanks for sharing you work with us. Sherelyn

5:48 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I want a chance to win, and I want you to know that I love your site and the artwork around it.

6:51 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have never heard of a vision board, but can see how it can bring you to an "ah ha" moment, and would love the opportunity to learn a new technique that would help me increase my creativity.

12:08 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How generous of you! This is a new concept to me, so I would really love to find out more. Thanks.

9:29 AM  
Blogger lisamitch said...

this book looks and sounds really interesting...ver worth investigating. Thanks for the opportunity to receive it as a gift!! :) Cheers from Spain! lisa

12:19 PM  
Blogger Bonnie in SC said...

I've heard of vision boards before, but I'm not convinced that it's only wishful thinking. It would be interesting to read the book and try it out.

12:11 AM  
Blogger Sherry Goshon said...

wow wonderful give away and the book sounds wonderful

11:19 PM  

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