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28 February 2007

My first publication!


I am honoured that my piece "The Second Coming"
will be published in the next edition of "Tasmanian Pen Craft" - The Calligraphy Arts Tasmania's quarterly magazine.

thanks to Kit's recommendation.

It'll be in black and white, on a full page layout. Apparently the 3D-idness of the illuminated border comes out well.

On the other hand, I'm kind of embarrassed. My gothic textura quadrata script has improved so much since I did that piece because I spent all that time getting my verticals straight as part of the "Gods of Snow" exercise.

The creation of the piece is described in entries with the label "The Second Coming"
The second last entry with this label is a critique of the piece by Master Calligrapher Paul Antonio
http://elmsleyrose.blogspot.com/2006/09/second-coming-paul-antonios-comments.html

All my errors he pointed out in my G.T.Q hand are fixed up now.

I have had thoughts about re-doing the calligraphy of the piece and gluing it over the top of the existing calligraphy on the piece (preserving the border, which I love).

But as is, the piece stands as a record of my ability at a certain time. So I won't do it.

But I can write beeeeeeter now!

Thankyou again to Kit

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3 Comments:

Blogger MEtoo said...

who is a clever girl?
I am very pleased for you!

Wednesday, February 28, 2007  
Blogger Home Away from Home. said...

Congrat's! That's so cool. :)

Saturday, March 03, 2007  
Blogger Miranda Hvinden said...

This is such a beautiful piece! Congratulations on being published!!! :)

Sunday, March 04, 2007  

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