7 February

Honest to Goodness – Round 2

Honest to Goodness – Round 2

Still not happy with the looks of “Honest” but the rest is looking pretty great.

9 January

Your Hands Are Cold

Your Hands Are Cold

A line from one of my favorite movies, Pride & Prejudice.

8 January

Let the Concept Marinate

Let the Concept Marinate

Working on some more of my personal identity system’s language. My personal identity concept is based off of me being a modern thinker with nods to the past. After a lot of mind mapping, one of the ideas that stuck with me was that of Susie Homemaker (which were a line of miniature colorful working […]

5 January

Somewhere Sunny & Seventy-Five

Somewhere Sunny & Seventy-Five

Today’s daily type study was inspired by the heaping mounds of snow that continue to build outside here in Michigan (& people wonder why I am so eager to move someplace warmer!). My dog, Gwen, is one of the only reasons I can tolerate the snow lately… she loves to play snow-ball! So after a […]

3 January

Honest to Goodness

Honest to Goodness

“Honest to goodness” comes from some of the language I selected/crafted to go along with my “designmaker” theme. This study could potentially be revised to make the cut for the backs of my business cards. hon·est-to-good·ness adjective 1. genuine and straightforward. As the definition suggests, I’m a genuinely honest person, that wants to take care […]

2 January

Seeking the Next Great Adventure

Seeking the Next Great Adventure

2014 will be the year of new beginnings and adventures for me. Now that I have graduated from College, I’m ready to start diving into the “real world” of design. I’m ready for something new, someplace new. I have lived in the same city all of my life (my family moved just before I started […]

1 January

The Start to One of My New Year’s Resolutions

The Start to One of My New Year’s Resolutions

Here’s to DAY ONE of my make type daily resolution. This year I would really like to refine and gain new skills in both my hand lettering/vectoring and calligraphy. My goal is to create something every day whether it be in the form of pencil sketches, inked work or digitally drawn — letter, word, phrase, […]