This is the first "book" I made from Alisa Golden's Making Handmade Books.
Beautiful navy blue gouache on mini metallic envelopes spell out names of guests for an escort display at an October wedding in Tucson. Custom mixed color, all calligraphy by hand! Loved working on this one. Each escort envelope features the guests' names, handwritten with a pointed flexible nib. Inside each envelope is a white … Continue reading Golden Escort Envelopes
The poem is from the perspective of the deceased, a comforting reminder of all the ways they never truly leave us.
What a treat it was to add the names to this wedding document! This was written in sumi ink with a Hunt 101 pointed flexible nib. Pete Lovegrove has the honor of officiating his son's wedding this coming February. Many years of happiness to the newlyweds.
"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