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Paper lettering – experiment in progress

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.

 

2 replies on “Paper lettering – experiment in progress”

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

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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