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52 Lists Calligraphy // Week 4

June 11th, 2013

52 Lists // Week 4 // Calligraphy

Another catch up post on Moorea Seal’s 52 Lists. Only one to go, then I’ll be up to date on these :)

First tentative attempt at doing these list with the newest script I’ve been learning, the humanistic cursive. It’s a really beautiful script, but I find it very difficult to get right, as all the stems need to be parallel and have an even rhythm for it to look tidy and mine are kind of all over the place. I’ve gotten a lot better though :) I haven’t attempted capital letters yet, the last two scripts I learnt didn’t even have capital letters, and the capitals in this script are quite hard. So for this list I just stuck with the minuscules. Used some gorgeous new terracotta coloured Ecoline ink and gold ink for the decorations. (Calligraphy will make me poor at this rate, my teacher just keeps bringing gorgeous inks and other products to class. I’m a sucker for art materials…) Decorated the header and footer with some swirls. Not bad for a first attempt at this script I think.

52 Lists // Week 4 // Calligraphy // Decoration

Week Four  // List your current & future goals & dreams

make money with art // travel the world // holiday in tuscanny // go hang-gliding // location independance // be allergy-free // visit japan again // financial freedom // draw more // create more // feel free // feel truly alive // learn scuba-diving // live a life I love // learn judo // dance //  get my second dan in karate // learn to ride an unicycle // learn to play guitar and piano // learn more juggling // get better at taking photos // write letters // get good at calligraphy // publish a book // create a graphic novel // start a family // learn to ride a horse // make a difference // get my art exhibited // spend more time with my friends // help others live their dreams // donate blood // stop biting my fingernails // build my business // save emergency money // clear my wardrobe // get rid of stuff // live with less // enjoy life more // live

52 Lists // Week 4 // Calligraphy // Detail
52 Lists is a project by Moorea Seal. I have been using it since the beginning to practice my calligraphy skills. Here you can find all the lists I’ve done so far. If you’re interested in calligraphy inspiration, visit my Pinterest Calligraphy board.

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