Craigslist Missed Connections and Art

Art & Design

Some browse the “Missed Connections” section on Craigslist in the
hopes of spotting a posting from the dapper gent they exchanged a
glance with in the checkout line. Others read the listings purely for

Sophie Blackall, an illustrator living in Brooklyn, N.Y., saw it as an endless goldmine of material.

“I got completely sucked in,” she said. “I lost about two hours of
my life reading them and thought this is just an extraordinary mine of
material, ranging from the lyrical, poetic to unintentionally
hilarious. Many of them threw out ideas for images to me right away.”

This is what I love about art, you can find inspiration in anything. See more of her work on her blog




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1 Comment

  1. S.R.

    Oct 2, 2009 at 8:39 am

    Very cool artwork. I like the style and colors.

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