Category Archives: typography

Friday Night Flicks: Leo Shallat

Today’s two short flicks feature Calligraffiti artist Leo Shallat.       If you would like to try gothic lettering (often used in calligraffiti) this weekend, you will find an introductory tutorial on Blackletter calligraphy here.

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Unsquare Dance

I finished my entry for the #areyoubookenough_recycle November challenge.

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Summer Memories

The main project for the week was completing my submission for the September #areyoubookenough_weathered challenge. I cut it pretty close, but did get Summer Memories finished by the end of the month.

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… and done.

I finally finished Nurture, not Nature! Here’s a quick shot of it on the bench.

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More Slow Progress

The weather cooled off, but I didn’t speed up. I have started playing with the final layout for Nurture, not Nature though.

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Inheritance/Nurture, not Nature

I’ve been working on two new pieces this week involving a combination of printed panels and folded two-part menko. Some of the papers I am using are my hand made ones. The coloured one above contains asparagus fibre and delphinium … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Asterisk

Tonight’s flick is the last in the recent series of videos selected with the theme of typography/lettering, and it isn’t really a flick at all. Asterisk is an interactive digital artist’s book by Julia Hou, created in 2019. To open … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Kinetic Typography/Dev Valladares

Another student piece of animated typography, Dev Valladares’ video presents a palindromic poem by Jonathan Reed.     It might be fun to try creating a palindrome this weekend. You could try a word, or a sentence, or even a … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Kinetic Typography/Aitor Canto

This week’s flick by Aitor Canto demonstrates effective use of type in motion.     The music is uncredited, but I tracked it back to Tim McMorris. If you need something to get you moving this weekend, try watching his … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Thread Typography

Traditional methods of lettering have long interested me, but I also enjoy creative alternatives when I come across them. Tonight’s flick by Pramodchavan shows an artist creating decorative letter forms with string and ink and paper.     This weekend … Continue reading

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