I’ve always liked this quote. It has a very special truth to it.
I’ll probably end up doing it again at some point, because there are some little spacing issues that nag at me. Someday, when I have the hang of proper spacing and proportions, it’ll look truly wonderful. I’m reasonably sure the ink is Private Reserve DC Supershow Blue, but it’s been a little while. I could be wrong.
Yes, I know it’s well past Halloween, but I wanted to show this one off here.
The calligraphy group on Reddit had a Halloween contest and this was my winning entry! It’s a little more flourishy than I would normally do, but I think that adds to the overall atmosphere.
There was someone on Reddit who was asking about getting a DARKSEID IS poster, and that inspired this.
To tell the truth, it’s probably more decorative than the Great Darkseid would prefer, but he can pick up a damn pen and write it himself.
That said, this can use work – that s in “Darkseid” is pretty rough, which is probably why that letter is on that list of resolutions for 2015.
Gotta love the digital age – starting a new blog is about the easiest Resolution one can make. Keeping up with it, however, is the tricky part. Pretty much like all resolutions.
Anyway, this is my new Calligraphy Blog, where I’ll put up what I’m working on and see what works and what doesn’t. Let’s get started, shall we?
I like the colors – Noodler’s Apache Sunset and some bottled sumi ink. Honestly, Apache Sunset always works, which is probably why it’s so popular. Another thing I really like in this – the italic f is one of my favorite letters of all to write. The ff in “affairs” could be a smoother, but I’ll get it next time.
Italic isn’t my strongest hand, but it’s getting much better than it was. We can ignore that F in “future,” though…