I love illustrated typography as much as I love drawings surrounded and or ornamented by typography. Tiny letters are the top-attention seekers because they are yelling out, “Come closer, coooome, read me, I might be totally useless but I know you want to read me even if this is the case”. Here is the story of 5 fluffy clouds which ended up trees when random lines started coming out in such shapes that reminded tree trunks. Then, I had the immediate need to describe the situation while decorating it at the same time.
(Article originally posted in another blog I maintained for a while, called “Short essays about design“ on February 23rd of 2017)