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Our first WINNER! 4 more portraits to win...easy to enter.
KEDAR CLARKE who is our
FIRST Winner in our
Portrait Contest with
The Celebrity Artist, Jamaal Rolle!
Kedar, of Nassau, Bahamas submitted the following photograph of his
deceased friend and wrote, "Pictures capture memories that you hope will
last a lifetime. On August 1st 2011, I lost my best friend, brother and
confidant; this shook my entire world. Garvin was the most lively, d
and encouraging person I knew. Calling him a friend is an
understatement because he became and remained my hero. Over the years
I've received tons of compliments for my work, my strength and my focus
on achieving my goals. It was during those years of the greatest
challenges in my life that Garvin became my biggest support system and
the sole person that I sought for counsel, aside from God.
Despite his physical absence, the lessons and love he shared still
lingers with me and those memories can never be removed from my heart.
The gift of this portrait isn't for me, but rather his loving mother
Anna, as a visual reminder of the exceptional soul she once bore."
"Our selection team felt this was such a loving and touching story, that we had to select him," said Robbin Whachell, Editor, TheBahamasWeekly.com. The Celebrity Artist will now take the photograph of Garvin and draw a life-like
black and white portrait sketch valued at $1000.
Upon word of his win Kedar responded with what inspired him to enter the contest, "
As soon as I saw the ad for a photo by Jammal Rolle, I was so excited
and anxious to have a chance to have him sketch my photo! I read the
information and it was just around the time of my best friend's birthday
and the words "memories" stuck out to me. I knew then that the photo
wasn't gonna be of me, or for me. Just as Garvin gave so selflessly in life, I
wanted to give this 'memory' to his beloved mother. I'm so
happy my entry was chosen. THANKS BAHAMAS WEEKLY!"
Next could be YOU! We have
FOUR MORE portraits to giveaway!
The Celebrity Artist has drawn and presented life-like portraits to Oprah, His Royal
Highness Prince Harry, Sir Sidney Poitier, Johnny Depp and Justin Bieber
just to name a few.
FIVE (5) portraits will be awarded. This promotion is open to anyone, anywhere in the world.
The promotion started on February 1st and ends July 1st, 2013. Here's how to enter for your chance to WIN!
You MUST be a SUBSCRIBER of TheBahamasWeekly.com (see a left column) and LIKE our Facebook page.
Send us a photo of yourself or one of a loved one that you want drawn, and
explain to us "why you should be chosen," expressed in no more than 100 words.
Photo Submissions: Please submit "high resolution" (head and shoulders) colour or black & white photo to Contests@thebahamasweekly.com with "Celebrity Artist Photo Contest" in the subject line. No watermarks please. Thumbnail images will be rejected.
Submissions without explaining "why" you should be selected will also be rejected.
Submit: Full Name, Phone Contact, Address
The winner will be
announced 1 month after commencement of the competition on the 1st of the following month.
Winners will be
announced on the 1st day of each month via Facebook and TheBahamasWeekly.com only. The winner has
48 hours to CLAIM their prize, otherwise
another winner will be chosen. The Bahamas Weekly will post The
Celebrity Artist's winning black and white portrait sketch drawing will
also appear on our website and Facebook page.
Please NOTE: Winners are responsible for all shipping, handling and duties applicable.
This contest is
OPEN TO ANYONE in the World.
The value of each portrait is $1000, and does not include framing.
Jamaal Rolle: The Celebrity Artist Company Ltd.
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