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Artist Trading Cards from March Exchange, next exchange due August 15!

Thanks to all who participated in the March 2017 artist trading card exchange–it was a great haul! Announcing the next exchange with a deadline of August 15, 2017, so get your creative juices flowing! Full details can be found here: https://jenniferhinesart.wordpress.com/artist-trading-cards/ And here are some pics from the last exchange to get your imagination going,… Continue reading Artist Trading Cards from March Exchange, next exchange due August 15!

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Precious Gems for practice in February

The February Brush Letter Practice Challenge from @randomolive on Instagram was precious gems. There were a lot of challenging letter combinations on these names, and many I have never heard of. However, a great suite of practice words… See below for the results of my practice for the month! Practice makes perfect! I’m getting there.… Continue reading Precious Gems for practice in February

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Don’t forget: Artist Trading Cards due in 2 weeks!

Just another friendly reminder to get your Artist Trading Cards in! Submissions are due by March 15 (although if you are running a few days late, please reach out to me, as I can still usually accommodate). Last exchange was the best ever, and I’ve already received lots of submissions already! Just as a teaser,… Continue reading Don’t forget: Artist Trading Cards due in 2 weeks!

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Artist Trading Cards: fall exchange complete, winter/spring exchange due March 15!

It’s that time again! Thanks to all who participated in the fall artist trading cards exchange! I had the most ever participants from across the US, Canada, and internationally. As the organizer, I usually try to get one of my cards into everyone’s envelope, so I make one card per participant–that means that I made… Continue reading Artist Trading Cards: fall exchange complete, winter/spring exchange due March 15!

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Brush letter practice challenge, November birds

Hello! Still plugging away here at learning brush lettering! The daily challenge on Instagram hosted by Random Olive (@randomolive) has been a great and easy way for me to improve and practice by brush lettering calligraphy skills. The theme for November was birds, so here are the fruits of my labor for the month: You… Continue reading Brush letter practice challenge, November birds

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September Apples Calligraphy

The month of September is over, and throughout it I participated in the Brush Letter Practice Challenge, put on by Random Olive and advertised through her blog and Instagram account. I’ve been participating in her challenge for quite a while now, which is creating one word a day using a brush pen or brush and… Continue reading September Apples Calligraphy