Saturday, December 4, 2021

Scribbled Lives 2021 Wk-48 - A-Z _ If Plan A


Scribbled Lives 2021 Wk 48 - A-Z _ If Plan A

Just took another class with Carrie Imai, this time doing her Carrioka style lettering. So thought I'd use it for this weeks Scribbled Lives.

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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Carrieoka style with Carrie Imai

The Edmonton Calligraphy Society hosted a ZOOM class "Carrieoka" style with Carrie Imai. It was a wonderful evening.

We were taught the basic alphabet, and a variation. I also created one with decorative line detail. Carrie also created some numbers on the fly...

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

BVCG Lettering Challenge Dec 2021 - Wk 1


BVCG Lettering Challenge Dec 2021 - Wk 1

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Friday, November 26, 2021

Scribbled Lives 2021 - Nov - Wk 47 - Purse


Scribbled Lives 2021 - Nov - Wk 47 - Purse. So I searched for origami purses... and came across this one that had very clear INSTRUCTIONS. Fun to make.

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Thursday, November 25, 2021

BVCG Nov 2021 Lettering Challenge Day 25 -30


BVCG Nov 2021 Lettering Challenge Day 25 -30 - And another month goes by. They went way too quickly... This time I did a kind of exemplar of more traditional lettering styles...

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Monday, November 22, 2021

BVCG Nov Lettering Challenge Day 22 - 24


Another few words written out for the BVCG Nov Lettering Challenge - Day 22 - 24. This is such a funky lettering... so right up my alley. BIG GRIN

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Sunday, November 21, 2021

Scribbled Lives 2021 - Wk 46 - Movie One Liners - Shut Up


Scribbled Lives 2021 - Wk 46 - Movie One Liners - Shut Up. And the last one I created for this theme...

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

Scribbled Lives - Wk 46 - One Liners - Elementary

Scribbled Lives - Wk 46 - One Liners - Elementary. I love this one liner. Loved the show too...

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Friday, November 19, 2021

Scribbled Lives Wk 46 - One Liners - Houston


Scribbled Lives Wk 46 - One Liners - Houston. I think this "Movie One Liner" theme is one of the best so far... They just kept popping out of my head... BIG GRIN This is the first of several I created so far...

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Scribbled Lives - Wk 46 - One Liners - Keep Your Friends


Scribbled Lives - Wk 46 - One Liners - Keep Your Friends. Sage advice...

It's been a long time since I've written "Fraktur" style...

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Thursday, November 18, 2021

Xmas Oval Cards - Merry & Bright


For some reason I neglected to upload thee 2 cards which I made a while back... Since they will be going out in this year's mail I needed to document them. BIG GRIN

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Monday, November 15, 2021

BVCG November Lettering Challenge Day 15 to 21


BVCG November Lettering Challenge Day 15 to 21.I decided to do this week with Liesbet's style of lettering... Love what she does.

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ATC Exchange Nov 2021 _ Holiday Theme



Julie Wildman has organized an ATC exchange for every other month ending in September 2022. We're 10 players, so a bit of work BIG GRIN.

Here is what I created for November including the envelopes done in Weaver style writing.

 

 


Sunday, November 14, 2021

Scribbled Lives Nov 2021 - Wk 45 - Joy Harjo


Scribbled Lives Nov 2021 - Wk 45 - Joy Harjo. This is an excerpt of one of her poems - the last couple lines of "A Map to the Next World"

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Saturday, November 13, 2021

Charcoal - Passion


This is another piece I did in direct conjunction with Rachel Yallops class and Carl Rohrs handouts. I love that squiggle...

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Friday, November 12, 2021

Who Me? No Thank You!



Who Me? Not Thank You!

This is another piece I made for Our Guild's (BVCG)  next ZOOM Galleria in January and the theme is "In Your Own Words". Definitely not my favorite topic...

I really love Liesbet's type of lettering...  The way I painted them reminds me of prehistoric lettering...

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

Charcoal - No, No, No, Not Me!


 I'm taking a 2 day online Zoom class with Rachel Yallop using Compressed Charcoal and Conte de Paris pencils. Interesting but dirty work...

The "N" is from a handout in Carl Rohr's class  which I fell in love with. I love that squiggle...

Our Guild's (BVCG) is having another ZOOM Galleria in January and the theme is "In Your Own Words". Definitely not my favorite topic... 

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BVCG November Lettering Challenge - Day 11 - 14


BVCG November Lettering Challenge - Day 11 - 14

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Merry Christmas - Holly Wreath

 

I saw something onLine that got me going in this wreath direction... I think I'll make a few more...
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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Rachel Yallop - Charcoal - Peace


I'm taking a 2 day ZOOM class with Rachel Yallop using charcoal and conte pencil. Her work is beautiful and I would love to emulate her, but I don't have that kind of patience...sigh

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Monday, November 8, 2021

BVCG November Lettering Challenge - Day 8 - 10


 BVCG November Lettering Challenge - Day 8 - 10

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Xmas Mandala - The Magic Of Christmas


Xmas Mandala - The Magic Of Christmas - and another Xmas card done...

I'm really loving making them BIG GRIN.

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Saturday, November 6, 2021

ECS November Challenge - Snowman Mandala

Snowman Mandala. As mentioned before took a mandala class with the Edmonton Calligraphy Society taught by Sally Towers-Sybllis. This month's challenge with the ECS is "weather", so made the snowman and used some Johnny Mathis lyrics.

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Friday, November 5, 2021

Scribbled Lives 2021 - Wk 44 - Lest We Forget - Mandela


Scribbled Lives 2021 - Wk 44 - Lest We Forget - Mandala

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Carl Rohrs - Pen Manipulation - Lest We Forget


Carl Rohrs - Pen Manipulation - Lest We Forget. I'm taking a 3 day ZOOM class with Carl Rohrs, "Calligraphy or Typeface you can eat with a pen or brush". Day 1 we worked on pen manipulation. I'll get there eventually...

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Happy Holidays Mandala card

 

Happy Holidays Mandala card. I created this card while taking a ZOOM class hosted by Edmonton Calligraphy Society taught by Sally Towers Sybllis on Tuesday evening. I don't think I've ever made an actual mandala although I've made lots of circle calligraphic art... I really enjoyed the evening. Below are most of the coloring tools I used BIG GRIN...

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Meandering Lotus Booklet - Be Like The Lotus


Meandering Lotus Booklet - Be Like The Lotus. I came across this structure and was intrigued... so had to try it. I used my Elephant Hide paper (4 different colors) that I recently purchase. It folds and creases fabulously...

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Snowflake Circles - Warm Winter Wishes


I found this snowflake stenciled piece in my stash and decided to finally make a card with it...

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Monday, November 1, 2021

BVCG November Lettering Challenge Day 1 - 7

BVCG November Lettering Challenge Day 1 - 7. It's another very busy month for me, so grouping as much as possible... This month I decided to write every word in a different lettering style...

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Sunday, October 31, 2021

Scribbled Lives - Wk 43 - Wings - No Garden


Scribbled Lives - Wk 43 - Wings - No Garden. I was playing with my TRex Alcohol Inks and decided to use them for this week's challenge.

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Xmas Marker Wreath - Merry Christmas

After watching Angie Vangalis on Texas Lettering For Holiday Projects use markers to create the wreath... I had to play. It's a really fun and easy way to create a card...

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

Brusho - Christmas Greetings


While watching on Texas Lettering For Holiday Projects I went on a tangent and created this card. I love using Brusho's and Color Burst powders...

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Friday, October 29, 2021

Stencils - Warm Winter Wishes & Holiday Greetings

   

I continued to play after watching Jeffrey Olson from Royal Talens on Texas Lettering For Holiday Projects use watercolors through a stencil on black paper.

The holiday greetings card uses the leftover pieces...

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Stencils - Snowflakes Falling

 

After watching Jeffrey Olson from Royal Talens on Texas Lettering For Holiday Projects use watercolors through a stencil on black paper I was in a mood to play...

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Art Of The Fold #19 - Triangular Book - Scribbled Bkgr'd

Art Of The Fold #19 - Triangular Book - Scribbled Bkgr'd. I really likethe look of this structure even though it seems useless... sigh!

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Pencil To Paper - Illumination - JOY Card

And the "JOY" card I mentioned in my ATC post recently. Since the "J" on it's own didn't make a great card... I created the "O&Y" and cut them out and pasted them to the Illuminated piece. The card is a beautiful off white pearlized cardstock. I'm happy with the way it turned out...

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Monday, October 25, 2021

Art Of The Fold #19 - Triangular Book - Compassion



Art Of The Fold #19 - Triangular Book - Compassion, Our next meet up is November 9th. This is a fun easy structure although it's not very useful... except to use up goofs I created... The text in the image above had an error at the bottom - I used the word compassion instead of kindness. Beats me where my mind was...

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