• Calligraphy - a funny new alphabet

    8 days ago - By Art With a Needle

    Looking through my inspiration book I saw an almost-illegible alphabet in which the letters were squashed together horizontally but stretched out vertically, and decided to give it a try. In the book, the writer allowed the S to break the rules, letting it swoop out several times as wide as the other letters, so I thought I'd try that too. And because I like the way I draw a capital G, I decided to let Gs break the rules too, whether capital or lowercase.
    I liked the way the letters formed patterns as they extended in stripes across the page, and how the S and G rulebreakers brought some...
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