Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Annual Review of the Year in Type 2011 by Typographica

After taking a two year haitus, Typographica is back with it's annual review of the Year in Type for 2011. What's your favorite typeface? I like Reina by Maximiliano Sproviero. "It starts with Bodoni and Didot and adds aspects of Spencerian script and the work of Herb Lubalin. The results are stunning--magnificent and graceful."


Friday, February 24, 2012

Pinterst is dangerous for people like me.

I read someone describe it as "getting lost in the vortex that is Pinterest". One pretty image leads to another and another and before long three hours have disappeared. I'm one of the addicts the boards have spawned. See mine here so you can join the fun..proceed with caution, It is addicting!

Monday, February 20, 2012

Happy President's Day

Today I'm linking to a post from the Letterology blog. I love this illustration of George Washington. Hope you will too!

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Random Picture Day 1

I'm going to post one random picture a day form my iPhoto archive...Here is today's photo.

Desert Canyon Palm Springs - January 2012

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day

To all the lovers, valentines, singles and romantics at heart: here is a valentine love book I made several years ago. It has images on the front and back for a total of eight ways to show love. Here are four of them.

Here is a painting called "Flying".

And last but not least, a felt heart.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Logo for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth is celebrating her reign of 60 years with her Diamond Jubilee in 2012. This is the logo for the Jubilee and it was designed by a ten year old girl. Lovely I say and cheerio!

Buckingham Palace and the BBC’s Blue Peter programme today announced details of the official emblem chosen for Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
The emblem is the winning design following a national competition for children aged between 6 and 14. It was designed by 10-year-old Katherine Dewar, from Chester.
The official emblem is available immediately, free of charge, for download from the British Monarchy website. It will be available for use for all activities associated with the Diamond Jubilee celebrations including community and national events, publications, retail and merchandising.

Fiber Artist Debrah Krol

Many of you know I'm a needle felting fiend. People often ask me about the process and I have found a great article by Debrah Krol called "I've got that felting feeling" which explains it. Her work is lovely...check out her woven mesh bracelets too.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012