June 21, 2013

Swirly Alphabet

I was in need of an “escape”, an “excursion”, a “mindless task”….so out came the markers and my medium moleskine. 

I can do these relatively quickly, unlike my other alphabet doodles that take up the entire page.

I’m not a swirly-girl…I have trouble bringing in open loops….but this was good practice.

This was just plain fun!

I plan to actually spell some stuff out with these digitally, but man can they expand!

Went to get the mail today and was impressed to see that my recent purchase (Zenspirations) from amazon had arrived…..Hopefully I’ll get some good ideas for the remainder of the alphabet from this book.


Anonymous said...

Well these are knockouts for being so small!
great work,

Anonymous said...

I love your work. I wish I lived next door so I could watch you work...maybe I'd learn how to do this beautiful lettering.

Andria said...

Beautiful colors and designs. I love the idea of having a small square for each letter for a kind of daily or free-time discipline.

Eden said...

Hi Dawn, Hi Boo, Hi Andria...thanks so much for your comments...the small squares help me to feel like I'm accomplishing something in a short time....Boo, I wished you lived next door too :)

Juniper Goods said...

I love that book the lettering is so fun! Your lettering is great too.

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