Thank you for visiting One Heart Studio. After 16 years of specializing in hand-painted boxes and frames with personalized messages in handwritten calligraphy, the artist is currently expanding to do more teaching, calligraphy and paintings and more licensing of her art.
Prints are now on sale to make space for new work coming soon. Take advantage of these great 50% off prices. Shop now.
Heirloom Box Sale
Custom hand-painted boxes with personalized calligraphy will continue to be offered until July of 2013. Order something NOW - a keepsake that will be treasured as a one-of-a-kind collector's item before these disappear forever! Stay tuned for further expanded offerings and exciting new art.
Intro to Calligraphy: The Pointed Pen: Wednesday, May 29th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Seattle (Ballard). Another session held: Monday, June 24th. Easy class for beginners - tools and materials supplied. Enjoy working with the cursive alphabet and take your handwriting to the next level while using pointed pens. More information.
Mixed Media Collage Class: Sunday, June 23rd, 6:30 pm - 9:30pm. Seattle (Ballard). Signup now space is limited to 8 students.
Explore your creative side with this mixed media collage workshop. Great for accomplished artists to unlock their creativity, but also a great class for beginning collage artists. Learn how to work with assorted weights and kinds of papers; and create interesting textures and patterns using rubber stamp techniques, acrylic paint, gel mediums, household spackle and other art supplies.Learn photo transfer techniques using TAP (Transfer Artist Paper). Learn creative ways to work with handwriting and printed words to say just the right message as a final touch for your art.
Tools and art supplies provided (or feel free to bring your own favorite acrylic paints and ½” and 1” flat brushes). Optional: bring your own personal papers - receipts, ticket stubs, postage stamps, clipart, xeroxes, favorite decorative papers, magazine clippings etc. Students will create one finished collage on wood (8” x 8”) at the end of the class as well as several simple collages on paper.
Caitlin Dundon is a painter, calligrapher, calligraphy teacher and author. The artwork she has created for 15 years showcases her elegant handwritten script. Her art has appeared in galleries, magazines, newspapers, and television and is currently being licensed for use in posters, journals, greeting cards, fabric and other items.
Her work can be found in the collections of: Oprah Winfrey, Elton John, Sheryl Crow, Dale Chihuly, Patti LuPone, Bill & Melinda Gates, Howard Schultz, His Royal Highness, Andrew the Duke of York, and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda.
Dundon is also a published children’s picture book author. She currently resides in Seattle with her husband, writer and editor Randy Woods.
Many of her paintings are available for licensing. She is currently represented by Roaring Brook Art Company.
Read the latest blog that features the artist's mixed media collage, calligraphy, classes and general musings about life. See the full selection of beautiful artwork available for licensing and signup for future posts at Handwritten Life.
Fabric by the Yard
Now available at Spoonflower are several wonderful designs for your own projects. You can order in a variety of fabric styles. Very fun and colorful and some feature the artist's calligraphy.
Art Available for Licensing
Many of Caitlin Dundon's paintings are currently available for licensing. See art available for licensing here. Please contact the artist regarding a specific piece of art. 206.817.3479. email@example.com
In the News
Caitlin Dundon's set of 3 houses: House of Journeys, House of Tears, House of Life was included in this year's Letter Art Juried Annual Review just published. You can purchase copies of the magazines at John Neal Books.
See Caitlin Dundon's art in the May/June 2012 issue of Somerset Studio in the Lively Art of Lettering section featuring this Family Tree painting. She was also a guest artist blogger with a how-to mixed media project on Stamptington's blog in June 2012.
About the Art
The artist hand paints and hand inscribes each piece of art with her own calligraphy. Customers can choose from some standard themes like friendship, love, mother, sister, inspirational, family etc. or can provide their own text such as poems, sayings, songs, favorite quotes, phrases or words. Each piece can be inscribed on the inside with the recipient's name and a short personal message - making it an extremely unique, personalized gift. Perfect for graduations, anniversary, bar mitzvahs, bah mitzvahs, new babies and memorials.
Original paintings are created on archival wood panels with 1" or 2" depth, ready to hang. Custom prices are based on size of painting panel.
Normal turnaround for these most items is two - three weeks as they are hand painted and scripted exactly as customers specify. Start shopping now.
The artist also provides calligraphy services for weddings such as script for wedding invitations and hand addressed wedding envelopes.
Help an Artist. Help Seattle Schools.
Buy a poster for only $5, 10% of the proceeds go to Seattle Public Schools. The Souls Project.