the handwriting project 42/365

calligraphy as i see it is just more than friction and flow of pen and ink on paper.  more than just practicing a skill, handwriting is producing something beautiful out of words. these are the reasons why i have taken on the challenge of writing pretty everyday.  my 42nd out of 365. 

the handwriting project 38/365

if there is someone who inspires me a lot about perseverance, it is the gentleman who've invented the lightbulb.  he was open about and was never ashamed of his failures.  it was Thomas Edison who said that our greatest weakness lies on giving up and that the only way to succeed is tor try just … Continue reading the handwriting project 38/365

the handwriting project 37/365

i love Dr Seuss and i have one of the many reasons why, written here in freestyle calligraphy. Dr Seuss is such a timeless literature and its appeal spans across age groups. this quote is such an inspiration to all those who have grown to conform.  the need to belong has sadly made us copycats … Continue reading the handwriting project 37/365

the handwriting project 36/365

it's my first time to write with white and i loved it!  it was also my first time to use black paper and loved it too.  looking at this practice sheet for today, reminds me that contrasting elements in art as well as in life is good. putting them together, letting them clash, when done … Continue reading the handwriting project 36/365

the handwriting project 33/365

people tend to complain a lot.  have you seen your fb news feed today?  the availability of avenues such as social network sites and blogs has unleashed the tiger in the most timid of us. and just because the people around you is in a bad mood does not mean you should join them.  go find … Continue reading the handwriting project 33/365

the handwriting project 32/365

   sometimes we dream big and it's ok.  while some of 'em dreams seem galaxies away, it still pays to have them there.  yes, they can look like nothing more than a speck of light but just like stars these little big dreams help light up our dark nights.have a great evening everyone! 

the handwriting project 29/365

such an assertive, feisty, in-your-face rah-rah to self from one of the greatest minds in our history.29 of 365. long way to go, but i'll get there.go rock this weekend, don't let it rock you! 

early morning craft

i woke up.. its the first day of July... i skipped by usual 5-minutes-more and sped to the washroom and freshen up.  i immediately ran to my corner table and got crafting.  it's a special day today.i've brought out my carving kit, my heykessy washi tapes, paper, bakers' twine.i've spent a few moments taking a … Continue reading early morning craft