Posts Tagged ‘hand lettering’

To live a creative life

I created a chalkboard for the new year, a Joseph Chilton Pearce quote: To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. I spotted the quote on Instagram, and it resonated with me because I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to live a creative life. Certainly, for…

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Making a Menu Chalkboard

Recently I created a menu chalkboard for a catering business opening their first brick and mortar restaurant. I took a lot of pictures while I worked because I’m on Instagram, and all the cool kids on Instagram post stories. I think it’s easy for them. I think their lives are made of beautiful, hilarious, poignant,…

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Talking to the furniture

Two weeks before the midterm election, I repurposed one of my illustrations – a little girl holding a red balloon – to create a new illustration that would encourage people to vote. I’d just heard a story on NPR about all the reasons people who are eligible and able to vote in the U.S. don’t.…

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Upcoming Events – come play with me!

Hello friends! Just a quick note to invite you to a couple of different events this month. First, I’ll be teaching my Chalk Board Lettering workshop October 13th, at Craft Maker’s Studio in Pleasanton, CA, 10 – 12:30. In this Intro to Chalk Lettering Workshop, you’ll learn some tricks for designing both print and cursive…

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Chalkboard lyrics (and lettering)

This summer, I’ve taken up a new hobby: chalk letting song lyrics. I’m having so much fun with this, and the more I play with chalk, the more I love it as a medium. I’ll be teaching my chalk lettering workshop at Craft Makers Studio August 18th. I’m excited, as always, to teach this class, but even…

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