Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Out with the first crop of Personalized Stationery created with typography as graphic and, on some, a small sketch of a favorite, meaningful object - like dogwood blooms, a sea urchin, or a fancy floppy bow! These are A2 flat note cards, perfect for a quick note or thank you or thinking of you. Matching natural/ivory envelopes. Also available in Letter (8 1/2 x 11) sheets with matching no. 10 envelopes.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
I've been working on a really neat project for the past several weeks, streetscape drawings commissioned for a coastal town in M A I N E. One of my favorite places in the US, I've pretended to be there, immersing myself in photographs while drawing the buildings in my studio in Maryland. I'll be sharing more when the work is finalized...
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
I drew the 100 Block of Prince Street, north side, Alexandria Virginia, two months ago. It is known as "Captain's Row." I also appreciated "Gentry Row" of the 200 Block Prince Street, same side.I dubbed the Athenaeum (the former Bank of the Old Dominion) the "Centerpiece", like a hinge between these two Rows. This idea is the framework for a series of two streetscape prints. The first Alexandria print is "Captain's Row." I would like to find a place for it in Alexandria, but it's always available in my SHOP.
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Mr. H. built his cabin high in the North Carolina mountains, just below the ridge and the outcropping known as 'Eagle Rock' from which the blue ridge panorama stretches all around. It's a beautiful place, commemorated in this illustrative map, custom-made for this special spot of ground. I designed a pattern from four of my hand-drawn trees, combined with loose watercolor, to blanket the map and the map border reflects back the blue ridge views.