calligraphy, lettering, type design, letter carving, sign writing, pixel pushing, etc

Psalm 117

A mixed media piece using a walnut ink wash, sumi ink, gouache and gold leaf. The abstract marks on the edges were done with a pointed brush and the lettering in the center was done with a broad-edged nib. This piece won the 2007 Newberry Library (in Chicago) Purchase Prize Award and is now a part of their permanent collection.