Trying something new

Trying something new - student project

Calligraphy is not something I have ever done. This class was my first opportunity to try my hand with in this art form with tools I have never touched. It took a lot of experimentation to arrive at something I felt comfortable to share.

I started with the practice sheets. (Thanks for these exercise sheets. They were super useful.)

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Did a little of playing (and saving paper) by overlaying the same strokes with different color pens.

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And here are is the assignment. I used watercolor brush pens.

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And then I sent the piece to my niece who is battling cancer,

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