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Cute Fruit Pun Illustrations

Recently I completed a drawing for a @goodtype Instagram challenge–the theme was pineapples. I thought it sounded fun, so I drew this guy: I was so happy how my little pineapple came out, I decided to draw more. Fruit puns galore! Who knew there were so many out there?! I drew the apple next, and… Continue reading Cute Fruit Pun Illustrations

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June ice cream flavors for brush letter practice

Hello again! Another month beginning means that I’ve just finished another month of the daily prompts for the brush letter practice challenge (#brushletterpracticechallenge) put on by @randomolive on Instagram. The month of June was ice cream flavors, tasty! Here are just a few of my favorites: For the month of July, I’m thinking of taking… Continue reading June ice cream flavors for brush letter practice

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May fruit and happy lettering calligraphy

Yet another month where I created daily practice for my brush calligraphy. This month I decided to change it up and include two words, one from my usual Brush Letter Practice Challenge by @randomolive, and one for the Happy Lettering Challenge on Instagram. I combined the two prompt words each day, and loved the result!… Continue reading May fruit and happy lettering calligraphy

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April Sea Creatures Brush Calligraphy

I’m still doing @randomolive’s Instagram Brush Letter Practice Challenge to keep up on my lettering skills–it’s a quick and easy way to practice. For the month of April, her theme was sea creatures, so I couldn’t resist adding little illustrated puns on all of them… for the entire month, each calligraphy word was paired with… Continue reading April Sea Creatures Brush Calligraphy

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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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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