Oct 16, 2009

by English Muse

Artist Sophie Blackall has created the most clever blog…
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… illustrating posts on the Craigslist Missed Connections sites…

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“Messages in bottles, smoke signals, letters written in the sand; the modern equivalents are the funny, sad, beautiful, hopeful, hopeless, poetic posts on Missed Connections websites,” she writes….

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“Every day hundreds of strangers reach out to other strangers on the strength of a glance, a smile or a blue hat. Their messages have the lifespan of a butterfly. I’m trying to pin a few of them down.”

Lovely!

Sophie’s blog Missed Connections {here}.

And…her magnificent inspiration board.

This entry was posted on Friday, October 16th, 2009 at 4:50 am. It is filed under illustrations. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

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19 Responses to “Missed Connections”

  1. Basht says:

    I am so in love with this! thanks

  2. Cleo Hurst says:

    i absolutley worhsip your blog! i am really new to the blogging world, so i would love it if you could stop by and check my blog http://www.amouretmode.blogspot.com/ feedback is totallyyy welcome! xo Cleo

  3. Lucy in the Sky says:

    I adore this! I wish this was enough to inspire me to draw on something other than my lecture notes. Thank you so much for sharing! I like how two of these images include depictions of Asians…makes me feel happy. :D

  4. LENORENEVERMORE says:

    Such wonderful artistic community out in this world, Thanks to today's technology we can all start to enjoy them daily…Lurrrve that!

    ~Cheers creativity!
    xo*

  5. Caroline says:

    Reminds me of You Look Like the Right Type… similar concept…

    http://youlookliketherighttype.blogspot.com/

    (Not my blog, FYI, nor am I in any way affiliated with it other than being a fan.)

  6. Louis Duke says:

    Her blog is so fresh and interesting. I just love the concept!

  7. Cassandra Marie says:

    I love the idea of this!! On my way to check out her blog…

  8. 2 By Design says:

    Wow, these are so fantastic. Every now and then, when I'm bored at work, I'll check the missed connections section. I always wonder who these people are and what the setting was! Such a creative idea.

  9. Nath says:

    fantastic art!!! :)

  10. TheBeautyFile says:

    oh these are absolutely perfect! i want to hang them up in my room!!

  11. Vivi says:

    I love these. Proves that there is poetry and art in everything.

  12. Laura Trevey says:

    this is awesome!!!
    thanks for sharing!

    xo Laura

  13. Dandelion Daydreams says:

    Oh gorgeous! Love your blog, it has now made it onto favourite reads on my blog role ;)

  14. Red Lipstick Style says:

    This is so awesome. I'm going to share with my fiance, he's taking art classes and is doing some critiquing. Think that he will like this!

  15. Daydream Lily says:

    oh love this!!

  16. John Woo says:

    wow, great idea, thanks for sharing

  17. Maggie May says:

    wonderful :) the illustrations are so good to the eye.

  18. The Wanderers' Daughter says:

    This is SO COOL! Thanks for the new discovery!

  19. jonas wunderman says:

    thanks for sharing this tina :)
    x

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