Tag Archives: lettering

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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Rescheduled

Monday was the deadline for sending in a List of Works for my September exhibition Square Dance. I also had to provide three high resolution images, a Short Biography, and a longer Artist’s Statement. I spent a good part of … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Cooper Black

I thought it was time to post another round of typography videos so I’ll start with Alex Killian’s flick, Cooper Black, made as a project for a Visual Journalism class.     Killian’s flick is really just a teaser because … Continue reading

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Birthday Books

It was my birthday this past week. David spread it out from Monday to Saturday. He brought me a huge bouquet of lilacs on Monday that lasted until Friday, then this smaller bunch on Saturday morning. He also gave me … Continue reading

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Twenty-twenty Hindsight

I have been working on a new piece this week. In fact, nine new, similar, but not quite identical, pieces. I covered nine 6.35 cm (2.5 in) wooden blocks with three different Japanese papers purchased from The Paper Place in … Continue reading

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Almost there

The paper quilt version of L is for Lettering is just about finished. I have to sew on the mounts; then the panels for letters A, C, and E can be tucked into place properly and the work will be … Continue reading

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Sewing Along

I have been sewing the letters on panels for L is for Lettering, and as of yesterday afternoon I am about two thirds done. I have produced a lot of little thread ends.

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Friday Night Flicks: Jennifer Kamenetz, Jewish Scribe

Although they are uncommon, tonight’s post features two female Jewish scribes. The first flick is simply a record of Jennifer Kamenetz carefully writing the phrase “the children of Israel” in Hebrew.     The second video is longer —9 minutes— … Continue reading

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The Conundrum Completed

This past week I finished the layout of The Conundrum of the Workshops, and then strung it all together. Here’s a slightly distorted aerial view of it on my worktable.

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Friday Night Flicks: Offbook: Type

Tonight’s flick is a little longer than usual, but since it is a holiday weekend for many, perhaps you can fit it in. Offbook: Type is from PBS Digital Studios, and features Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones, Typeface Designers; Paula … Continue reading

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