Made Us Look: Heartwarming Drawings Based on “Missed Connections”
Single in a city? Or just love the idea of love at first sight? Then you’ve probably trolled the Missed Connections section of Craigslist or your local paper at least once. Maybe you’ve even posted in it? Or hoped to find that hot bike messenger that you swear made eyes at you on your commute last week? There’s something so utterly romantic about the idea of falling in love with a stranger in passing, on the subway, in a bookstore, at the laundromat or, really, anywhere that isn’t your apartment ;)
Well, artist Sophie Blackall agrees! And has taken it upon herself to turn such fleeting romances into beautiful, heartwarming drawings. Described as “love, lost & found,” her Missed Connections series has an element of hopefulness that’s tough to pinpoint.
Blackall describes this series like so: