making valentines – hand lettering and gellis
I’ve been teaching myself to digitize my artwork. This is a combination of my hand lettering and an abstract Watercolor flower. I decided that it might be fun to create a new way to share artwork…. so…. Introducing a new art game – kinda like Cards Against Humanity except you pick the answers from your… Continue reading Sunday Fun-Days
It’s that time of year when publicly, you exclaim your love by purchasing cards, gifts , flowers or a lovely dinner for your sweetheart. Um No. I am fortunate – I have had the same valentine for 20 years yet it seems like just yesterday we were married. To celebrate Valentines day there is always… Continue reading Sweethearts…
I know, ya’ll are tired of the whole valentiney thing, but I adore hearts and I like to write the word love – its letters make pretty art work. Have a fantastic weekend !
There is this awesome online series of lettering classes taught by Joanne Sharpe. The best thing about them is she says “here is a lettering idea now go do your own thing.” Here are a couple of homework assignments-
For 2013, I chose the Simple for my one little word. The ink sketch was done before I chose the word, but it made perfect sense. It is also a little more ‘elegant’ than my usual Whimsyville-istic style, but I like it just the same. The “m” has extra bumps – a lot like life… Continue reading The Simple Life – with an occasional bump
when life gets annoying, make art. Tombow Markers, a little H2O and a Pitt S pen sprinkled with lessons and inspiraton from Joanne Sharpe and Marie Browning.