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Paper lettering – experiment in progress

08/11/2012

Paper, handmade, has long been an interest, and I recently made some, using 50 per cent Paper Tree Bark (native to Australia) and 50 per cent recycled newsprint, as an experiment. I then poured the mash into a frame on top of a piece of carved lettering to produce the image below in reverse. It’s a work in progress.

 

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. Beverly Womack permalink
    09/11/2012 3:23 am

    No grass growing under your feet! I expect you have a very long list of things you want to try/investigate/create. Yes!

  2. Beverly Womack permalink
    09/11/2012 4:10 am

    I met an 83-year-old calligrapher this past weekend, classically-trained in Lancashire, GB since age 10. His passion and everyday hand is Cantaneo.
    Mr. James Pickering’s website is extremely organized and instructional. I thought you would enjoy this page especially…
    http://jp29.org/itsup.htm
    Cheers.

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