Spot Calligraphy for Tucson Wedding

Place cards written by hand in calligraphy by Case Sensitive Designs LLC

I love to deliver work like this to my clients organized and ready to go. Planning an event like this requires so much attention to detail and I enjoy doing my part to minimize the energy my work requires for display.

Death is Nothing at All

Fresh flowers resting on handlettered calligraphy

The poem is from the perspective of the deceased, a comforting reminder of all the ways they never truly leave us. I love gift commissions -- I enjoy ferrying love and thoughtfulness from one person to another.

Learning Spencerian Script, Week 3

Falling, falling, falling for this beautiful script! I adore its simplicity and its quiet grace. Since I learned Copperplate script first, I mentally contrast the two scripts as I work with Spencerian and a major weak spot that's presented itself is the notion that since Spencerian was designed with speed of hand in mind, I have … Continue reading Learning Spencerian Script, Week 3

San Francisco Workshop with Paul Antonio

I couldn't believe I was going. When Paul announced that he'd be starting to teach classes a little over a year ago, I commented that I'd go overseas to learn from him. And then he announced the teaching tour and I wanted to be one of the first to sign up. Why I wanted to … Continue reading San Francisco Workshop with Paul Antonio

“Have I Told You Lately” Wall Hanging

I really couldn't help thinking, as I sat down before the blank canvas, "Well I may have to start over, but I'll try it anyway." I mean, I've been making art for about 20 years. And I tell you, I thought, "I wonder if Van Gogh thought that about his work." If he had that … Continue reading “Have I Told You Lately” Wall Hanging

Medieval Themed Graduation Gift

Couple Brad and Ana came to me with dreams, a sweet sketch of an art piece, and an 8" x 10" picture frame for their son who is graduating with a Master's of Art in Administration from Grand Canyon University. They brought a photo of him to me with the inspiration for this project: a suit of … Continue reading Medieval Themed Graduation Gift