An invitation...


that I designed. The bar-mitzvah is the Shabbat in which we read about the red heifer. The bar- mitzvah boy's parents wanted the cow to have a primitive look. I gave  the cow the bemused look. After all, who wants to be pulverized????

I was not at all involved with the printing and love the choice they made to work with both red and black ink. The invitation came in a red envelope.

I smudged out the bar mitzvah boy's last name in English. The family regreted that I didn't sign my work, but I usually don't. If you get this invitation, now you know that  I designed it.

This is my second invitation for this family. I love working with them. They are creative and exacting, and push me to do my best work.

Comments

  1. Sarah, your work continues to grow and to amaze me. I am curious, is this the family that commissioned your invitation that features your insightful design of Yaacov dreaming? I've been honored to view several of your pieces but do these two have a similar je ne sais quoi? I like the choice of red and black ink. I hope you'll consider signing your work somewhere on the pieces, maybe the back. They are so wonderful and really are collectibles.

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  2. I got this invitation, and heard from the mother that you did it. We screamed with joy when we opened the envelope -- what wonderful work. I also laughed when the mom said that the bar-mitzvah-to-be would have much preferred a picture of Nadav and Abihu getting zapped. Give us the heifer any time!

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  3. MK...yup for ther same terrific family as the Jacob's ladder invitation.and thanks for your drawing lesson that got me through that one.

    zapped nadav & avihu!!!I love the idea!!!

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