Commenter rewards – Primo charcoal drawing set

The General Pencil Co. has kindly sent a few product samples. The blog has had four contests in the past, but they were all knowledge based, so it’s about time for something more open.

For random draw is a “Primo Euro Blend Charcoal Drawing Set” with five charcoal pencils, four compressed charcoal sticks, a kneaded eraser, a black Factis eraser, and a sharpener. The box is illustrated by artist and past pencil talk commenter J. D. Hilberry.

Primo charcoal drawing set

As a way to say thank you to those who’ve left comments here is the past, the draw is only open to previous commenters. The WordPress blog software should manage this. It is set to “Comment author must have a previously approved comment”.

One commenter on this post will be randomly chosen. They draw is open for 24 hours, ending tomorrow June 11, 2010 at 19:00 EDT. The prize will be sent via Canada Post.

To enter, just leave a comment on this post.

Update: The Draw

Thank you to the ten entrants! Using the python pseudo-random number generator on my PC, we have, drumroll please …
$ python
Python 2.6.2 (r262:71600, Apr 16 2009, 09:17:39)
[GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 5250)] on darwin
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import random
>>> random.seed()
>>> random.randint(1,10)
4

The fourth commenter, David O., is the winner. David, I will contact you by email!

10 Replies to “Commenter rewards – Primo charcoal drawing set”

  1. Fingers crossed.

    Do you have any of the old ritmo charcoal pencils in your possession?

    I’d love to see a review of them with a comparison to modern day standards like the primo. That ones is like the blackwing it kinda bit the dust before it’s time.

  2. Amazing: this site is a constant delight, and now there’s a chance of being rewarded just for enjoying it.

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