Say “Hello” With A Tin Can Telephone :)

tin can telephone notecards etsy

I previously posted the original illustration of this early last month, I think. Done in watercolors and pigment ink liner, I wondered what it would look like on a notecard.  So instead of making it a personalised version, I decided … Continue reading

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Calligraphy + Illustration = Etsy Fun :)

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  The illustration above was commissioned by a client from Canada, as a framed gift for her mother-in-law. The original painting has all the names drawn on the wall by the six grandkids, with specifications of hairstyle, wardrobe and height. … Continue reading

My Etsy Shop Gets A Makeover :)

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I realized that I have neglected to take care of the appearance of my shop.  It’s not really the simplest site to navigate as I seem to get lost in the buttons that don’t always connect to what I want … Continue reading

Calligraphy | Rag Art #1

rag art #1

Sigh.  I really regret forgetting to keep all my rags.  I always absentmindedly dispose of them when I’m tidying up the room.  So finally, I got to scan a rag for the first time, because someone once suggested to frame … Continue reading

Calligraphy | I See Trees Of Green

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  Using the Leonard nib, drawing the words from one of my favourite songs.  Through Photoshop, I was able to change the colors, from black ink to blue. I really think I’m sticking to this style of modern calligraphy from now … Continue reading

Calligraphy | What If?

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  I’ve been working on a more relaxed style of writing.  Copperplate and Spencerian leave me breathless (literally, I don’t breathe while writing) LOL! :D  These kinds of strokes allow for more character and personality, I think.  But I’m saying … Continue reading