Modern Bird Studios

This giveaway is closed.  In addition to one 12×12-inch custom piece from Modern Bird Studios, Megan and Gregg have offered to give a second winner a 50% off gift certificate.  The randomly selected numbers were 25 and 4, so the winner of the 12×12 piece of personalized artwork is Hillcrest Cottage.  And should she wish to accept, the 50% off coupon goes to courtney.  Congrats, ladies, and thank you Megan and Gregg for providing this giveaway.

In this challenging economic climate, it seems that there’s no end to the creative and innovative ways people are keeping food on the table.  Case in point: Modern Bird Studios.

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Modern Bird Studios is a small family business run by Gregg Deal and his wife Megan, inspired by Gregg’s interest in urban art and his desire to use his talent to provide for his family.  He combines technology and painting to turn personal photographs into pieces of hip modern art.  Seriously, you’ve got to check it out.

Megan contacted me a few weeks ago and asked if I’d be interested in receiving a piece of their artwork and offered to provide a giveaway for my readers as well as a discount code.  I’m pretty choosy about the reviews and giveaways I accept these days, especially the ones that I put here on Musings of a Housewife, but as soon as I saw their site, I knew I had to tell y’all about it.

The process was a piece of cake, and Megan was delightful to deal with.  I knew immediately which picture I wanted to use.

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I got to choose two colors from this color chart.  I was tempted by the tan and white, but I knew I wanted to hang it on the rust-red walls of my office and I thought the black and white would be the perfect contrast, so that was my final answer.  The very next day Megan sent an image proof for my approval.  It looked great, so she said Gregg was going to get to work painting it.  He painted it on a 12×24 block of wood.  In their FAQ section, you can see a description of the process and an explanation of why he uses wood vs. canvas.  A few days later Megan contacted me to say that my painting was going in the mail, and it arrived on my doorstep the next day.  Even she was surprised at how fast it came.  I unwrapped it to find this:

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I KNOW!  That’s my view whenever I look up from my computer.  What a treasure!

I guess you know what’s coming next…

WIN IT! One lucky winner will receive a 12×12-inch painting from Modern Bird Studios.  That’s a $215 value.  You will supply them with the photo of your choice and the two colors you would like the piece created in.  To be eligible to win, there are a couple things you need to do:

1. Follow @Modern_Bird on Twitter

2. Follow Modern Bird on Facebook

3. Leave a comment on this post telling me anything relevant to the artwork at Modern Bird.

I will randomly select a winner next Monday, March 1st.

Finally, if you don’t win, Modern Bird is offering MOAH readers 15% applicable towards a custom piece (from a photo) or for any of the Bloom Pre-Designed Series.  This offer expires on March 8, and the code is MUSINGS.

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79 thoughts on “Modern Bird Studios

  1. This would be perfect for a recent family portrait we had done. Love the look… I think I’d pick Mediterranean and Antique White for my colors.

  2. I am in LOVE with that portrait. I am amazed by the talent of Modern Bird Studios! I would love to have one of those portraits of my little man hanging in my living room. Everyone would be so jealous of me!

  3. Thanks for the chance to enter, what a lovely prize for a parent. I am very big on my photo’s they are treasured in my home. How much do you normally charge and how would one go about getting this done should they not win the competition?

    1. Hi Claire, here are the sizes we have available along with the pricing: Each piece requires a great deal of attention, detail, and time to create and to capture the essence of the original photograph. Here is our pricing per size:

      * 6 inches x 12 inches — $165.00
      * 12 inches x 12 inches — $215.00
      * 12 inches x 24 inches — $280.00
      * 24 inches x 24 inches — $365.00
      * 24 inches x 48 inches — $475.00
      * 46 inches x 46 inches — $620.00

      All you need to do is choose a picture, the colors, and the size you desire, and during the checkout process on our site (http://modernbirdstudios.com/product-index), you will be asked to upload your photo and make all of your order specifications then. If you have any further questions, please feel free to email me @ [email protected]. Thanks!

  4. I love that you are able to choose from so many colors in order to create a piece of art that complements any room in your home!

  5. Following both!

    Their artwork is so beautiful and unique. I love it! I’m already working on my DH to get me one for mother’s day/birthday/Christmas/any appropriate holiday!

  6. Oh, I’m TOTALLY in love with Modern Bird Studios! I am following them on fb and twitter! I would absolutely love to win one of their paintings. What a cherished family heirloom it would be!

  7. Thanks for introducing us to them! I like their “surprise me” feature for when you feel overwhelmed by their color choices. If I described what room I wanted my piece to go in, I would totally trust them to make a great choice. How cool!

  8. I love the fact that you can choose surprise me because there are so many colors to choose from I’m not sure if I’d be able to pick. This is such a cool idea. I really hope I win, but if not I just might have to try and save up some money to buy one 🙂

  9. Hi, I’m following you on twitter and I’m now a fan on facebook. I think these are fabulous ! I like the idea of displaying a picture of my kids and a beautiful piece of artwork at the same time. I think I would have a hard time deciding what picture to use, but I’m sure I could figure it out ! This is something that would look awesome in the living room for everyone to see.

  10. this stuff is very cool! i love that they are available horizontally and vertically also. what an original way to display your precious family photos!

  11. My son and I have bought a new place (we move in the Spring) and I’m a big art freak. I love how Modern Bird Studios’ work turns what can be an everyday picture into a work of art. I think a piece would look great on our new living room wall.

    *crosses fingers*

  12. I love the fact that my photograph can be transformed into a modern piece of art…like I am a part of the artistic creation…especially since I am not artistic at all!

  13. I just discovered Modern Bird on Twitter this week, and just love their artwork! I think a 12×12 would look amazing in my baby’s modern yellow, white, black & grey nursery!

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