chirography letter writing is a simple joy. Art collage by LaWhimsy
Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Chirography

Chirography is the art or study of handwriting in all of it's aspects (including scriptotherapy!). Chirography is distinct from typography in that it is focused on what is written by and from the hand, not printed fonts (which are an amazing category unto themselves - and quite rightly so). I am a huge fan of… Continue reading Word Nerd: Chirography

Get Messy

Thank You

Namaste ~ Ella Get Messy is an art journal challenge where a gang of crafty vixens are sharing art journal pages we have created to practice our skills and push past our creative limits with hopes to inspire. We share our pages without restraint every week, and once a month we create around a prompt. Go check out these crazy talented ladies who are… Continue reading Thank You

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Get Messy Week 12

My art journal pages this week were quite enjoyable to create (having Murdoch Mysteries on on the background made it even better). The first page is a dreamy, winter-evoking piece (inspired by this darn Bomb Cyclone weather!). I drew the deer silhouette and then spent a good while shading it in just so. I adore… Continue reading Get Messy Week 12

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Get Messy Week 9

Get Messy Prompt Time! This week is the October prompt which was about gratitude. It's a lovely prompt and one that flowed easily onto my pages. Gratitude is beautiful and a mind filled with gratitude and appreciation is one brimming with such loveliness that one cannot help but be draw to it... Page one is… Continue reading Get Messy Week 9

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Get Messy Week 8

Illusions and beetles and Oscar Wilde...yeah, this week was definitely all about a bit of fun! For page 1, I illustrated and colored in a charming cigarette beetle. Mind you, I am no Coleopterist nor am I into Entomology - I think insects are best left to the wild and away from me (or at… Continue reading Get Messy Week 8

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Get Messy Week 7

These pages are just so ME! The textures, the nature goodness, the Pink Squirrel ~ just everything about them is me and I really felt the flow as I created them. This first page may seem deceptively simplistic in it's layout, however it took  a bit of tricky cutting and pasting to get the lines… Continue reading Get Messy Week 7