These works are made to commission or as exhibition pieces. Contact me to discuss designs for individual requirements and needs. 

HANDMADE BOOKS

Small handmade book of letters painted onto rag paper and bound in wooden boards.

 

Calligraphy and books are natural partners - to be able to hold and turn the pages of a handmade book is an experience that uses all the sense. Material, images and words work together to make a complete object.

PAINTED LETTERING

Candlemas York Minster. Letters painted onto muslin and silk with hand stitching. The letters are painted with a fine pointed brush first then the stitching added before the piece is constructed. 

Brush lettering depends upon the understanding and practice of formal calligraphy but allows lettering to be applied to all sorts of surfaces that a pen cannot write on. The design, size and scale of letters is unique to the work.