More and more in search of original shapes, I continue to experiment with lettering and distortions.
Here are two small compositions (there should be 4 in the end) with the alphabet and Arabic numerals which makes a total of 6² (easy to lay out).
Today is a great day (even if it is rainy).
I have just received copies of the ABC box made in collaboration with Pascal Aussi.
I deliver the photo novel of the reception 😉
This is a palette, not a color palette but nevertheless fragile.
Don’t put your hand under the cutter, you risk cutting yourself very hard (rabbit inside).
[this is a bad joke made from warnings in the parisian metro]
But there’s something inside!
There’s a vibe in those yellow boxes!
[another bad joke made from an advert for tacos]
And he can be happy because it’s beautiful…
If you want it, there is some available at the workshop (and if not, I can ship it to you 🙂
Small letters are fun for a few years but, after a while, you want to evolve.
So I started a alphabet book using the verses from the poem Hyperion by John Keats.
You are going to tell me that an alphabet book begins with an A and you will be right, but the poem begins with a D, which is why that is what you see here.
I am not very satisfied and it is therefore a draft, in compensation, I show you two small initials very simple but nevertheless pretty.
When I returned from Canada yesterday, I couldn’t resist the paper offered to me by Cynthia, one of my students, and I went back to my work desk.
A very beautiful handmade paper, very flexible, what else can I do but emboss it?
Impatient, I didn’t take the time to find a text that could have taken place on this page, I just made an alphabet inspired by the NEULAND script.
And as I had to be able to discreetly add my signature, as there was still a lot of space at the bottom of the sheet, I made some filigrees (yes, I am an addict, but you already knew that).
In readiness of my course about the decoration & capitals from the Lindisfarne Gospels on March 2018 in Welkenraedt, I’m collecting capitals from the manuscript.
Today, the A.