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Artist Trading Cards summer exchange a huge success! Start now for fall!

Hello everyone! Last month was the deadline for the summer artist trading card exchange, and I have to say, it was my most successful yet! Not only did I have more participants than ever (with lots of new people joining in this round), but there was such variety and creative thought put into all of… Continue reading Artist Trading Cards summer exchange a huge success! Start now for fall!

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Fun Type Animations

I took a Skillshare class on how to make cute and subtle hand-drawn type animations, which ended up being a quick way to create a whimsical fun animation. The process was to draw some text–something quick and easy–then trace over it 4-6 times so that you had a handful of drawings that were pretty much… Continue reading Fun Type Animations

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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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Sketchbook Lettering

Hello all! Even though I haven’t been blogging, I have been doing lots and lots of things! My instagram, @abctypography, is the best way to stay up-to-date on my daily happenings. However, I wanted to share some fun lettering pieces that I’ve done in my sketchbook… I like the smaller size so that it’s easy… Continue reading Sketchbook Lettering

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100-day project: A poem, one word a day…

I’m participating in the 100 day challenge again, run by the great Elle Luna. I decided to do a poem by hand-illustrating a word a day. I’m already over a third of the way through it, and it’s been a fun experience! A Poem, One Word at a Time Sing to It, by Amy Hempel…… Continue reading 100-day project: A poem, one word a day…

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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!