Tag Archive: butterfly

Apr 20

Monarch Script Postcard

monarch script postcard

 I did this sketch during a boring meeting, and took it home to ink in with some of the inks I bought for fountain pens. (Fountain pens have broken my heart time and time again!) You can see a little of the French text coming through. I meant to cut this out and paste it …

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Feb 12

Cash Cow and Renaissance Man

cash cow and other caps

 Here are four more bottlecap magnets I made. One of the things I found was that the background image had a more profound impact than the things embedded in it, unless the thing embedded in it was something cool like a pair of tiny scissors. That’s part of why I didn’t put anything in the …

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Jan 30

Bird Book Cover

bird book cover

This book started out being my favorite one, and ended up being my least favorite. I had a scrap of simply printed white and  taupe on blue calico. Perfect for this modern-retro simple-chic aesthetic which I know well but haven’t got the right name for. I have some splendid butterfly and moth stamps, and it’s …

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Jan 23

Special Blue Butterfly Book

special blue butterfly book back

I’d promised my daughter for her birthday (last summer) that I was going to make her her own art journal. I had the book blank. I bought special art paper years and years ago and bound it into a larger size than I usually do. It’s approximately 5″ x 7″. The paper is really special …

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Dec 19

Postcard: Death Butterfly

Death butterfly

This is my favorite of the postcards, probably because I did more work on this one than the others. I started with the Morgan Green tarot card, and I used a stamp of the frame for the outside, (stamping it on black paper and using white embossing powder) I had to trim it to make …

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