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'Has any writer, who is not a typewriter, succeeded in being wholly impersonal?'

Written by Virginia Woolf in the essay Craftsmanship (1937).  She is writing of how words convey so many fleeting images that it is difficult to disassociate from the living author. 513 more words

Typography

RIP Oronde Gibson: Big O panel

Painted Panel for Philadelphia cultural ambassador, Oronde Gibson, who paved the way for Philadelphia DJs and HipHop.


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Slum Village - Blacklettering

Blacklettering exploration for HipHop Group name, Slum Village.

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Tea Towels!

I’m really putting my little half-pint milk bottle illustrations to work! These vintage-feeling hand-sewn tea towels, spelling out MILK three times are now available in my Etsy shop. 26 more words

Illustration

Hand Lettering

Been doing a lot of freestyle/script hand lettering lately…  Most of these are done while I’m in the office (yes, I have way too much down time).   47 more words

Lettering

Practicing Painting Lettering


I’ve been practicing! The other day I copied an alphabet from a book (2x). Today I wrote “hello” many times! It’s interesting what you learn by doing, especially when you keep repeating something. 111 more words

Painting