Practicing for now - WIP

Practicing for now - WIP - student project

Hello, and thanks for checking out my project! 

I had the honor of attending one of Jackson's live weekend calligraphy and lettering workshops in Brooklyn a while back, and I have since been very inspired by his work. 

UPDATE: A little more practice, and a quote.

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UPDATE: Working on writing words. First with pencil:

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Then with a nylon tip brush pen:

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Here are some photos of some of my practice so far:

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Above: I am starting to get a feel for pen pressure and how to achieve a range of thickness.  

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Above: Working on these waves, or "U"s. 

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Above: Small "m"'s 

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Above: Large "m"'s 

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Above: Diagonal and Tapering Storkes

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Above: Lowercase                       

Ray Mawst
Lettering & Design
Teacher