favorite blogs #3: Missed Connections.

6 Oct

At one point or another we’ve all looked at the “missed connections” in the newspaper or on craigslist – people hoping to reconnect with a stranger that caught their eye on a bus or rang them up at the grocery store – and wondered, “Do these ever work?” Artist Sophie Blackwell took these cultural curiosities and turned them into art. Sifting through New York city missed connections, she finds some cute, some funny, some downright strange, and paints them into adorable watercolors, coming out with a new one every few weeks. Her subject matter has proved so compelling that a movie has even been made about the blog. The best part is you can buy prints on her Etsy store for a very reasonable price.

Here’s one of my favorites:

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