The Deal: You choose which 3 letters you would like, 3 initials, 3 of your favorite animals, 3 gifts for 3 friends, it’s up to you. All you! Just let me know which 3 Alphabet Prints that you are purchasing in the “Message To Sellers” section of your checkout and your new friends will be on their way to you. Boom! Just like that. Plus, you just saved $8. Heck yeah!
My Alphabet Prints are all 2 to 7 color screenprints, all hand printed & signed by me. They are printed with a wide range of soft colored, water-based acrylic printmaking inks that appeal for both girls, boys, and grown ups of all ages. Size: 11 x 14 inches (27.9 cm x 35.6 cm). Paper: Stonehenge 90 lb cover weight, Natural. I loved the deckled edges of Stonehenge papers, so I’ve left the on the tops of my prints.
I just found this print by an illustrator that I’ve really liked for a while, Tabitha Brown, aka The Pairabirds, that is super striking. And, a bit of a change from the illustrations that I’ve seen her do before, which are also really lovely.
You can see or purchase this print at her site here, as well as see more of her work.
We are so thrilled to be a part of the Rengade Craft Fair Holiday Sale in Chicago again this year! We’ll be there vending with tons of new things and taking in the amazing talent of over 150 artists & crafters. So come on in out of the cold and say hello!
As a poster designer, I am of course obsessed with posters. I especially love going back in time and finding amazing vintage work from around the world. I really love the look of this poster, and it doesn’t hurt that it features a horse. And, I’ve now been introduded to the work of Japanese artist Hisami Kunitake. Found at the Beautiful Posters blog.
1968-69 Poster Advertisement.
Tourist poster intended for an exhibition of graphic design.
Super adorable, and more importantly super nice way to wake up with a chirping bird instead of a yelly alarm clock. I just love this little guy from &design in Japan. It’s the perfect counterpoint to the traditional kind of alarm clock whose screeches give me the chills.
Who wants to wake up that way when you can be chirped awake? The little birdy can be wall mounted on placed on its stand.
Hi friend! Is anything more sweet and quietly fantastic than those first wonderful sips of coffee in the mornings, made better only by sharing it with kindred soul? Nope.
Back by poplar demand! This is a 2nd edition print, with new hand mixed colors (the metallic copper of the giraffe) and also, with the addition of a 4th color. (The 1st edition was 3 colors.) The copper ink on the giraffe and the black ink on the elephant are both metallics, and they have a subtle sparkle and shine to them. The new hand-mixed grey inks for the elephant are also purposely left a little bit rough, so some of the prints have a really nice texture to them too, just like an elephant.
These bestest buddies are my all hand screen printed art print with sun-orange, warm metallic copper, textured elephant grey, and metallic black hand mixed and non-toxic water based inks. All prints are signed & numbered (by me, strawberryluna) in an edition of 200. Size: 16 x22 inches (39.4 cm x 55.9 cm.) Paper: acid free & archival Cougar, White 100lb cover weight.
If you ride the 6 train to the end of the line and get off at the Brooklyn Bridge stop, you’re missing out on something incredible. As the train loops around to go back uptown, it passes through an abandoned and beautifully preserved City Hall station from 1904.
The city closed the station in 1945, mostly because at its height only 600 people a day used it, and because the loop created an unsafe gap at the platform. In 1995 the city vowed to restore the site and turn it into a part of the transit museum, but those plans were scrapped years later.
The station is still not open to the public, but there’s a trick you can use to see it for yourself. Until recently the MTA would force passengers to get off before the train made the loop, but now passengers are allowed to stay on. So the next time you reach the end of the line, keep going. And check out these amazing photos courtesy of John-Paul Palescandolo.
Even if you don’t know her name, if you’ve ever picked up an album by Portland-based folk-rock band The Decemberists, you’re likely familiar with Carson Ellis‘ work. She’s been the group’s “illustrator in residence” for nearly a decade now, working closely with Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy (who also happens to be her husband) to scheme up fantastical, intricate illustrations not only for the band’s record covers, but also show posters, merchandise and even larger-than-life backdrops for their live shows. Ellis has lent her darkly whimsical paintings and delicate pen-and-ink illustrations to album artwork for a handful of other artists, too. And of course, this is all in addition to her main line of work: illustrating children’s books. Her colorful, more-than-slightly-mischievious work has graced the pages of Trenton Lee Stewart’s Mysterious Benedict Society series and, most recently, Florence Parry Heide’sDilweed’s Revenge (originally intended for Edward Gorey).
Baby Otter Swim Lessons at Longleat
Longleat’s two baby Asian Small-clawed Otters are being taught to swim in a paddling pool - by the keeper they think is their mum. Deputy Head of Section at Animal Adventure, Beverley Allen, is rearing the pups and has bottle-fed the cute pair since they were born. The pair, named Sumalee and Kasem, are now being taught to swim ready to return to their birth parents. As Beverley explains “I started off putting them in the sink with a little bit of water when they were about nine weeks old. Then they progressed to my bath, where I could make the water a bit deeper to let them practice their breathing. Now they’re splashing around quite happily in a paddling pool, with a few toys to encourage them to play.” Baby otters need to be taught to swim, so while they might look a little surprised int he first half of the video, it’s for their own good!
You can see pictures and video of these pups when they were just a few days old in this post from September.
Screenprinted, limited edition poster, designed for the force of nature, My Morning Jacket. Artist Edition of 50, signed (by me, strawberryluna) and numbered. Size: 18 x24 inches (45.7 cm x 61 cm) and the rest of the edition is going on tour with
Waves of natural sound, light, and imagery, that’s the amazing sounds of My Morning Jacket. We love this band, and we’re thrilled to be working with them again on a poster for our hometown, Pittsburgh.
Silkscreen printed poster for My Morning Jacket’s show on August 27, 2010 at The Trib Total Media Ampitheatre, Pittsburgh, PA.
These amazing embryonic animal photographs of dolphins, sharks, dogs, penguins, cats and elephants are from a new National Geographic Documentary called “Extraordinary Animals in the Womb”. The show’s producer, Peter Chinn, used a combination of three-dimensional ultrasound scans, computer graphics and tiny cameras to capture the process from conception to birth. They are the most detailed embryonic animal pictures ever seen.
Go here for more: http://www.thisblogrules.com/2009/12/stunning-photographs-of-animals-inside.html