Tag Archives: Illumination
They Were Gay (continued)
As my final project for Chris McDonald’s Foundational class, which ended last April, I decided to do another take on Gertrude Stein’s famous quote from Miss Furr and Miss Skeene (1922). (See my earlier post They Were Gay). This one has a formal Humanist … Continue reading
Friends of Calligraphy asked me to write the names on the honorary certificates for their Annual General Meeting at the San Francisco Public Library on May 1st, 2016.
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Blue Illuminated Letters
Several weeks ago, I took Harvest Crittendon‘s Illuminated Initials class, and was so inspired that I created illuminated initials for several of my friends’ birthdays. Media: gouache, Finetec Inca gold and gold leaf on Arches hot press watercolor paper. I’m on … Continue reading
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