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.

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19 Comments on Missed Connections

  1. 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. 😀

  2. 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*

  3. 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.

  4. Oh gorgeous! Love your blog, it has now made it onto favourite reads on my blog role 😉

  5. 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!