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365 Collages | Week 38 | Not for Reading

365 Collages | Week 38 | Not for Reading

These collages are not for reading, even though they have a lot of text on them. I wanted to try playing with typography in a graphic sense again, and it was lots of fun cutting up text. Some are kept legible, other parts are half covered or cut apart. I love the way they look, […]

365 Collages | Week 22 | Swedish Headers

365 Collages | Week 22 | Swedish Headers

The titles of these collages (no 148 – 154) is quite random, but the collages themselves are all themed around Swedish headers cut out of vintage craft magazines. I love the colorful look of these Swedish text headers, and I hope you’ll enjoy these new collages! Here’s no 148 for week 22 of my 365 […]

Typography in 3D

Typography in 3D

Feminism’s agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to “choose” between public justice and private happiness. It asks that women be free to define themselves – instead of having their identity defined for them, time and again, by their culture and their men. Susan Faludi A friend gave me this cardboard box-like […]

Inspiration – to infinity and beyond

Inspiration – to infinity and beyond

To infinity… and beyond! Buzz Lightyear Another inspirational Flickr Mosaic, because I rather enjoy this end of the month habit. I’ve also created a monogram using a nifty monogram generator: Related PostsCelebrating 8 year Blogoversery Creative Sparks in April Inspiration Mosaic Fall

Craft-a-Doodle | Big Hearts & Letters

Craft-a-Doodle | Big Hearts & Letters

Back to the book Craft-a-Doodle again, it’s such a fun book. In it you’ll find a fun exercise where you loosely doodle a big, bold letter and then colour it in. This is my kind of fun, especially since Cynthia Shaffer suggests we doodle on vintage book pages, my favorite drawing material! Super cheap drawing […]

I’ve Bought Postal Stamps

I’ve Bought Postal Stamps

How is your postcard making going? That is, if you’re as deep into this adventure as I am right now? If not, you can still sign up for the DIY Postcard Swap and dive in right now! Postcards are fun and easy to create. And the more my own collection of swapped cards grows, there […]

Video | What the World Needs is You

Video | What the World Needs is You

Today I’m sharing a quick text-based video that is actually a commercial for a book that I haven’t read or even seen in person. But the sweet message, that is all about how important you are, and the way it is presented visually in this clip, is such that I think you’ll be smiling after […]

365 Collages | Week 29 – B/W again

365 Collages | Week 29 – B/W again

Collage: Tasting Like Salmiak Using only black and white is one of many great exercises in Plowman’s The Collage Workbook. I already made a week similar to this one (Week 22 – Black & White Edition), but I said then I wanted to create more works like those and here we are. Another batch of […]

Creative Lettering – Techniques & Tips f

Creative Lettering – Techniques & Tips from Top Artists

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation. Graham Greene If you enjoy pretty letters (the art of writing beautiful words by hand) in your art […]

365 Collages | Week 11 – Typography Edit

365 Collages | Week 11 – Typography Edition

DIY Typography, anyone? Typography (from the Greek words τύπος (typos) = form and γραφή (graphe) = writing) is the art and technique of arranging type in order to make language visible. Typography Collage might be the art of arranging words so that the aren’t that easy to decipher… At least that’s what I find interesting […]