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Vintage and antique story books are just one of my favorite things. Old alphabets are another! I like bringing new life to things most people haven't seen because they are over 100 years old. So many talented artists shined during a time when magazine covers and books were done illustrations. Once photography came to light - illustration was no longer in the for-front.
Some of my pieces are done with new digital art and typography. Some are a mix of the old and new. I just enjoy losing myself in my work. I am happy spending endless hours restoring old illustrations to their former glory. I love learning all about the artists of the past. How they lived, studied and executed their talents. There are so many wonderful artists to learn about - some are famous while some are barely on the grid.
They are all wonderful to read about, and discover their work.

There is an entire…

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  • Joined June 16, 2011

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Vintage and antique story books are just one of my favorite things. Old alphabets are another! I like bringing new life to things most people haven't seen because they are over 100 years old. So many talented artists shined during a time when magazine covers and books were done illustrations. Once photography came to light - illustration was no longer in the for-front.
Some of my pieces are done with new digital art and typography. Some are a mix of the old and new. I just enjoy losing myself in my work. I am happy spending endless hours restoring old illustrations to their former glory. I love learning all about the artists of the past. How they lived, studied and executed their talents. There are so many wonderful artists to learn about - some are famous while some are barely on the grid.
They are all wonderful to read about, and discover their work.

There is an entire selection of art that I just love that can be viewed at my
https://www.etsy.com/shop/hometowncreations
and I make some of my other favorites into bookplates:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/fromthelibraryof

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