peterschwarze: Giorgio Morandi

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Giorgio Morandi, painting, still life

June 14, 2013 Bernard Bonhomme

thunderstruck9: Hurvin Anderson (British, b. 1965), Phosphorescent, 2013. Acrylic and oil on canvas, 70 x 50 cm. via showmeartwork

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Bewitching treasure recently received: What is a Witch by Pam Grossman and Tin Can Forest. I’ve been sitting here, with this extraordinary book on my lap, trying to put into words the frisson that began when I first unwrapped it and only increased with the turning of each page. I had tears in my eyes by the last. But, in a most welcome contrast to the last few days, not tears of grief. No, these were something else entirely, something very potent indeed. Suffice it to say that I should have bott...

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#books, #art, #illustration, #reading, #what_is_a_witch, #pam_grossman, #phantasmaphile, #tin_can_forest, #dirge_magazine, #witch, #witches, #witchcraft, #feminism, #witchery

Oscar Wilde’s coming to dinner. :) Place card calligraphy in Wilde Style, now available in my Letter Be shop HERE.

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#oscar_wilde, #literature, #weddings, #place_cards, #calligraphy, #literary, #vintage

My new mode of transportation for getting into Boston to teach ;) Vintage cover: La Vie Parisienne, 28 Novembre 1925. Illustration by George Leonnec (Source)

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#french, #snow, #neige, #lavieparisienne, #magazinecover, #vintage, #blue, #snowball, #humor, #illustration, #design

March 18, 2013 nevver: Changing

dappledwithshadow: The HauntLaurence Lowry 1969 Painting - oil on board Height: 32 cm (12.6 in.), Width: 29 cm (11.42 in.)

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Cleo de Merode (via “ ПОЗНАНИЕ НАЧИНАЕТСЯ С УДИВЛЕНИЯ ”. АРИСТОТЕЛЬ. - Клеопатра Диана де Мерод - Звезда Прекрасной эпохи)

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Vintage ledger paper makes lovely makeshift parchment. :) Messing around (and getting messy) with my pen and ink today…

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#lettering, #calligraphy, #pen_and_ink, #ledger_paper, #vintage

August 1, 2012 (via Page Tsou)

thunderstruck9: Georgia O'Keeffe (American, 1887-1986), Grapes No. 2, 1927. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 in.

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#georgia_okeeffe, #painting, #still_life

One of my former students is getting married, and she asked me to letter the escort cards for her wedding – how cute is that?! She chose the lettering style above…

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#lettering, #wedding, #escort_cards, #place_cards

March 4, 2010
October 25, 2016 medverf: Damaris Pan
January 1, 2012

tidingsandthings: We like stationery. We also like vintage. Ergo, we love these vintage stationery illustrations. Sourced from a very interesting design blog, these particular illustrations come from an original office supplies catalogue by a Washington-based company, Shaw & Borden.

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