Monday, February 28, 2011

From the drawing board ...







 
Here are some more images from the February ALaW project. I have enjoyed making these tiny alphabet conversations.  And formulating inside my head is the second alphabet in the 2011 project Black White and a hint of ... what fun!

The folder is made of agate purchased from an antique shop in Montville Queensland in 2009. The paper is laid Ingre and the materials used are metal nibs, brushes and Dr. PH Martin's Pen White.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

From the drawing board


This is the McGregor Summer School raffle prize won by Trish Poole.
Trish chose the letter "K"
 for her daughter Kym and this is the result.

Materials
Gouache, ink, 23ct gold leaf laid on Ormaline size, pointed metal nibs and a 5/0 brush

Monday, February 7, 2011

New little creations for ALaW









Herewith my first four creations for the first alphabet of
2011 A Letter a Week
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Botanical drawing & painting

I have just started out on a lifelong yearning to learn botanical drawing & painting. My tutor for this adventure is none other than the divinely talented Leonie Norton ... watch this space!

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In-class illumination demonstration

Something about Gemma

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Blackmans Bay, Tasmania, Australia
I am an Australian, a letter designer & calligrapher. I enjoy working with letters and grounds, teaching and mixing with like-minded people.

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