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The fourth in an ongoing series exploring the odd historical fascination of the world’s matchbox label design community with the number three. Today: botanical subjects, arbitrarily arranged from the obvious to the obscure.
Continuing our weekly exploration of the historical obsession of the world’s matchbox label design industry with the number three. This week: “The Three Something”.
There comes a time in the development of any drawing that you have to face facts. In the case of this drawing, the fact is that the tall chair that the woman is sitting in looks entirely too much like … Continue reading
This is my favorite stage in the drawing of the day process: erasing out the pencil. Up till now, the whites have been mostly theoretical– they’re the parts of the drawing that aren’t blackened with ink, but they’re pretty grey … Continue reading
As you saw in the previous post, a typical drawing of the day like the one we’re analyzing here is pretty much an automatic drawing. The first rough was random shapes that suggest figures, the second a drawing that established … Continue reading
Just for fun, I decided to document the progress of a drawing of the day in phone camera shots. First, the pencil stage: the first rough, and tight pencils ready to ink.
There’s something about the number three that’s downright irresistible to the world’s designers of classic matchbox labels. This set comes from Sweden. Wonder how many weeks I can keep this up out of my collection on Pinterest? (Hint: longer … Continue reading
A friend of mine is back from a trip that included a yarn dyeing workshop. We looked at her finished yarn on the porch.
Sorunku. Sorunku. Sorunku. This is my new favorite word in the whole wide world, even though I have no idea what it means. This is a Swedish matchbook label (according to reverse Google image search), so you may be excused … Continue reading