Friday, May 24, 2013

recent obsession

Lately I've rediscovered my love of typography.  I love how fonts are artworks in themselves, creating beauty out of names, dates, places, and text.  One of my favorite classes from BYU was typography (even though it was one of my most difficult, seeing that I had to learn Photoshop, Illustrator, and Quark all in one semester). 

I created a few of my Pinterest boards dedicated to this craft.  Keeping track of fonts and other artful ways of expressing text was refilling my crafty bucket.  I finally put this practice into use a few days ago.  My girls had a couple of birthdays to attend last Saturday, so I wrapped the presents in plain pink paper so I could have fun with the names.  Here's what I came up with:

I also addressed our niece's graduation card in a similar fashion.  But in the interest of privacy of addresses, I won't post that.  But it was pretty cool!  I may have found yet another hobby...