View Full Version : calligraphy and watercolor combined

04-02-2001, 03:08 PM
I have been doing calligraphy for nearly 18 years. 14 months ago, I began to study watercolor, and now I am just starting to combine the two. I am hoping to achieve a visual interpretation of the meaning of the words to me. I am confident about my lettering, much less so about using the watercolor!! (please note: the horizontal lines across the piece was my scanner's idea, not mine!)
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04-25-2001, 10:09 AM
Hi Gail! I'm glad you posted this. It's absolutley lovely! The ray of light gives it a very enlightening and hopeful nuance! My only suggestion on this would be that the background color might be just a bit dark for the upper areas where the dark lettering occurs. It could just be my monitor though! We've established a long time ago that different monitors can give different effects. It's really beautufl though! I love it!


04-25-2001, 06:16 PM
Hi Gail ... So glad to see this posting ! I would encourage you to move this one to the watercolor forum though. It will probably be enjoyed by the watercolorists there a lot.
I too have done scriptual paintings and enjoyed doing them - somehow got away from it and you have reminded me nicely.. TY http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/smile.gif
Hope to see more of your paintings soon -


04-28-2001, 03:24 PM
Hey I'm moving this to Watercolor.