Calligraphy, whether formal or expressive, is a joy to create and to behold.
There are still some things a computer cannot do.
It cannot inscribe a book or picture mount.
Jo creates work for sale and undertakes commissions.
Wesley quotation in white gouache on dark paper 19cms x 10cms
Initial letter in gold leaf on vellum decorated in gouche drawn with a pen. The design is taken from historical references.
So for those who love individuality and want to escape from the mass produced - then hand completed invitations, certificates, a personal letterhead (see also Illustration page), commemorative inscriptions, the family tree that someone has spent years diligently researching or favourite sayings make wonderful unique gifts.
Sponged acrylic paint over resist lettering. Limited edition print from original on Wookey Hole handmade paper.
6cm square 23 carat gold leaf initial letter on cartridge paper decorated with pen drawn water coloured themed imagery.
Available to commision - each one individually designed and made to order.
The draft for a Nelson Mandela quote made in early 1990's. Gouache on Canson brown paper. Sadly the orange gouache hasnt survived and only left a shadow. Lesson learnt!
Commission to create graphic design using a name and celtic/gaelic script. Its great to get unexpected asks like this.