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Thursday
May132010

Typographic Inspiration

“Poets don't draw.
They unravel their handwriting
and then tie it up again,
but differently.”
Jean Cocteau;

Typography

1. noun The act or art of expressing by means of types or symbols;
emblematical or hieroglyphic representation.
2. noun The art of printing with types;
the use of types to produce impressions on paper, vellum, etc.
Webster's Dictionary 1913 via Wordnik

Mosaic: B&W + Aqua + Imagery + Chandeliers
Color: Try Purple in Your Art
Pattern: Tom's Snowflakes
Journal: Art Journaling 101 + Bubbled Backgrounds +
Messy Pink Tutorial
Draw: Keep Drawing LinesRetro|Vintage Drawing Practice #4

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Reader Comments (2)

I love typography!!! Just not very versatile in my own!! Wonderful collection of unique fonts here!! They are ART in themselves :D

05.13.2010 | Unregistered CommenterEden

Amazing how one small piece of typography can evoke an entire decade or style,. eg. the 60's, Art Deco. etc. Tammy, your typography mosaic is utterly fascinating! Hugs, Terri xoxo

05.13.2010 | Unregistered CommenterTerri@PringleHill

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