Stephanie Toole

Hand Lettering on the tender resentments of life

The first starts of many to come in an ongoing series of pessimistic lettering.

1. "Existence is tedious anyway" – Anton Chekhov

2. "Feelings aren't facts" – unknown

3. "The sadness will last forever" – Van Gogh

4. "Boredom is rage spread thin" – Paul Tillich

5. "Pretend you're actually alive" – unknown

6. "Otherness watches us from the shadows" – Fernando Pessoa

7. "Torture sounds incredible" – Joel Ross

8. "Regret, like imagination, exists for a reason" – unknown

9. "I promise to make you so alive that the fall of dust on furniture will deafen you" – Nina Cassian