Hand Lettered Quotes

Cocteau

Cocteau

Kingsolver

Welles

Gratitude

Morris

Voltaire

all images via Today is Going to be Awesome– The blog of artist Lisa Congdon

I can’t remember how I stumbled onto Lisa‘s blog, but I’m so glad I did because I love her work.  The images above are taken from her 365 Days of Hand Lettering Project. Beginning on January 1, 2012, she posted a different sample of her hand-lettering each day on her blog. She says that originally she started the project to get better at calligraphy, but over the year it evolved and she started to post hand-lettered quotes along with illustrations.

Her work will soon be available in book form, in a volume to be published by Chronicle Books. I have so many favorites among her quotes that I could barely narrow it down to these six! She also sells prints of her work in her etsy shop– I would love to add one of these to my gallery wall!

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  1. says

    These are so cool. I’ve love to be good at calligraphy! I wanted to take calligraphy class in Japan, but there was only one and I didn’t get a good enough registration number to get in :(

  2. Yasmeen says

    How lovely! :) Not only do I love the quotes, but also the lettering as well. I need to practice my penmanship…would love to be able to write like that!

    P.S. Thanks for commenting on my “Little Postal Travels” blog! xoxo. Love your blog too and am always checking it out!