A beautiful poem...
Extract from a 43-line handwritten poem - "A New Child" by George Mackay Brown - commissioned by a father as a gift for his children.
Full poem below.
Italic script, Chinese ink on Fabriano paper.
Work in progress
I've become increasingly drawn to decorative patterns, mainly from historical manuscripts but from more contemporary sources too. This is a gilded piece on vellum I'm working on, my interpretation of an illuminated border fragment by Attavante from a missal of Pope Leo X (Florence, 1513-1521).
[Source : The Cambridge Illuminations p157]
PERSONAL DECORATED INITIALS
looking forward to...
Warner Textile Archive
FRIDAY 13TH JULY 2018
FRIDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2018
First graphic designers of English texts celebrated in a new exhibition at the Bodleian, Weston Library until April 22nd
Julie is a calligrapher and lettering artist living in the East Anglian countryside. Her starting point for calligraphy was a weekly adult education class at the City Lit in London. Following her move out of the city in 2005, Julie continued with her studies and trained under numerous prominent calligraphers, eventually progressing to a professional level. She accepts commissions and teaches regularly.
work for sale...