Celeste and Cory wanted a citrus themed wedding invitation that included their love of travel, paired with an eye for mid-century shapes and colors.
"Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence." -- Thoreau
This is the card I designed for the 2017 holiday season. I handlettered and cut the word "Peace" into a linoleum block. This hand, or style of writing, is called versal. The lines for the letters are drawn individually, rather than being produced with a nib or a brush. The background is a purple and … Continue reading “Peace” Hand-carved Linoleum Block Print
This is the first watercolor painting that I was ever truly happy with. Watercolor takes time to learn to understand the dynamics of, and even more time to get it to do what you want it to do when you want it to. At least it did for me. This lighthouse is at Peggy's Cove … Continue reading Peggy’s Cove
"Let him sleep for when he wakes, he will move mountains." Napoleon coined this phrase and it has been popping up in nurseries and online lately. This is my spin on it, with Lombardic inspired letters and woodblock themed artwork. My original idea was for the mountains to have geometric shapes and a forest … Continue reading “Mountains” Wall Hanging for Nursery
I'd been wanting to do a project like this for a while when my friend Tristyn approached me about it. She was selected by some friends of hers to officiate their wedding in December 2015. Since they are all musicians, Tristyn wrote a lovely themed speech for the event. As a keepsake gift to the … Continue reading Calligraphed Wedding Script for Musical Couple
I designed this invitation for a twin first birthday party! They were born at the end of November and their mother, Jenny, was inspired by all the fall colors, leaves, and of course pumpkins! This was my first official invitation design job. Jenny asked me months ago about work for her twin daughters' first birthday … Continue reading Pumpkin Birthday Invitation