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52 Lists Calligraphy // Week 8

June 18th, 2013

52 Lists // Week Eight // Calligraphy

Final catchup on Moorea Seal’s 52 Lists. Now I’m up to date on these :)
This week was listing your favourite albums. Seeing as it was a musical theme I tried to make the page look a bit like those bars you get when music is diplayed on a radio or so. You know, that move in time to the music… (Is there a proper word for those? I’m sure there is, but I’ve never heard it.) I also tried to get a bit of a  fade to grey near the top, but it didn’t work as I’d hoped. There’s fades in all the wrong places ;) Except where I wanted them. Also added some red bars at the end of each line and some pops of red in other places because I felt just black looked pretty boring.

Reverted to my favourite script this week – the carolingian minuscule. I really love this one. I decorated the header with appropriate notes.

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Week Eight // List your favourite albums

does this look infected? * Sum 41 // siren song of the counter culture * rise against // chuck * Sum 41 // billy talent I – III * billy talent // endgame * rise against // revolutions per minute * rise against // not accepted anywhere * the automatic // sink or swim * the gaslight anthem // the blackening * machine head // three cheers for sweet romance * my chemical romance // one nation underground * ill nino // the black parade * my chemical romance // dead f.m. * strike anywhere // the 59 sound * the gaslight anthem // stone sour * stone sour // revolution revolucion * ill nino // liberation transmission * lostprophets // start something * lostprophets

52 Lists // Week Eight // 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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52 Lists // Week 21 // Calligraphy

June 12th, 2013

52 Lists // Week 21 // Calligraphy

Most recent list from Moorea Seal’s 52 Lists. I listen to music nowadays a lot less than I probably should, this was a nice reminder to dig into some old tracks and let the music work its magic.

This week I used my new red Ecoline ink. It’s a bit too bright for my taste, I enjoy the duller, more natural colours more for calligraphy, so I might have to try and mix it with some other colours in future to dull it a bit. Although it looks quite nice with the green I used to complement it in the dividers. I drew a bit of decoration around the header, the dividers are just little circles this time.

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Script this week is my second attempt at the humanistic cursive. Very hard to get right… I’ve got a lot of work to do on this one. But it’s a very pretty and versatile script, I’m determined to master it :)

Week 21 // List you favourite songs

life less frightening * Rise Against // give it all * Rise Against // the hell song * Sum 41 // proud like a god * Guano Apes // better days * Goo Goo Dolls // I’m yours * The Script // pieces * Sum 41 // some say * Sum 41 // angels with dirty faces * Sum 41 // helena * Lostprophets // we came to dance * The Gaslight Anthem // like the angel * Rise Against // my life inside your heart * Rise Against // corazon of mine * Ill Nino // violent saint * Ill Nino // I want to conquer the world * Bad Religion // i love my computer * Bad Religion // everyday combat * Lostprophets // the new transmission * Lostprophets // steve mcQueen * The Automatic // 88 * Sum 41 // 4:am forever * Lostprophets // can’t catch tomorrow * Lostprophets // make it stop * Rise Against // this is letting go * Rise Against // architects * Rise Against // i’m still here * Goo Goo Dolls // bad romance * Lady Gaga // poker face * Lady Gaga // just dance * Lady Gaga // andare * Ludovico Einaudi (not technically a song, but I love it) // acoustic #3 * Goo Goo Dolls // iris * Goo Goo Dolls // being a dickhead’s cool * The Grand Spectacular // everybody’s screaming * Lostprophets // join the ranks * Rise Against // gethsemane * Rise Against // reception fades * Rise Against // this is letting go * Rise Against // great awakening * Rise Against // pocketful of dreams * Billy Talent

What do your favourite songs represent for you?

motivation, inspiration, consolation

(Wow, I bet no one guessed who my favourite bands are.)

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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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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.

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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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