Oct 16, 2009

by English Muse

Artist Sophie Blackall has created the most clever blog…

… illustrating posts on the Craigslist Missed Connections sites…


“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….


“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.”


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. 😀


    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!

  5. Caroline says:

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


    (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 🙂

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