Monthly Archives: January 2014

On making it work…

Today, in my daughters kindergarten class we were asked to bring in 100 of some thing, anything that could be divvied into 100 units: popcorn, pennies, twist ties, etc. you get the idea. We brought in 100 beads of various shapes and sizes. We were supposed to place the beads on a chart with squares Read More

working like it’s 1865

I’ve been putting my collection of vintage nibs and dip pens to great use lately, working on calligraphy elements for the wedding of the two fantastic owners of Anthem Press. Once I get beyond the left-handed frustrations [smears! angles!], I’m amazed at how calming and focusing [is that a word?] the act of calligraphic work Read More