Ann Krier Mixed Media · Calligraphy and Lettering · Inspiration · Whimsyville · zig writer

The Simple Life – with an occasional bump

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

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Letter Love 101

The amazing Joanne Sharpe, coincidentally located in a suburb of Rochester right next to where I grew up, has this amazing, very doable online class. So we have had 11 lessons to date and here are some of my highlights: I had to skip lesson with the circle thing, it made me dizzy – aka… Continue reading Letter Love 101

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Random Inspiration by Words Alone

As a mostly visual artist, I am sometimes inspired by comedic words alone. Here are a couple of comments that made me want to get out the bright colors and get busy. They also made me think and if we have ever met in person, you know my brain is operating entirely in it’s own universe.  (Unfortunately, the authors didn’t identify… Continue reading Random Inspiration by Words Alone