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Lora S.

Designer and Knitting Queen



So Shines a Good Deed in a Weary World

11-4-13 Still working, but it's almost ready for inking (see third image down):

Rough layout:

Closer look at key words:

Just some final tweaks left, but this is pretty much it:


"So Shines a Good Deed in a Weary World." I always loved this quote at the end of the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. After a little research, though, I learned that it's a Shakespearean quote. Either way, I like it and it's significant to me. I gathered my inspiration from Pinterest, choosing stars and "shine" imagery, Willy Wonka imagery, typography and globes. I want the overall feel to be bright and happy.

I then sketched seven of the nine styles of lettering (I knew I didn't want blackletter or my type in a shape). I think I'd like to do a combo of the diagonal lines and sparkles in the representational word, as well as the serifed word on a curve. (I really need to work on refining my curved lettering skills.) That will be my next step:


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