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Calligraphy

Postby SadisticCynic » 29 Jun 2010 14:52

Okay, so I started doing some calligraphy again for fun, and I wanted to share some of it so here goes:

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Just want to point out that the little detail at the top left of the 'J' is an Eye of the Ibad (is that correct or is Ibad plural? :think: ). It (unfortunately) didn't come out as brightly as I'd hoped.

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Re: Calligraphy

Postby Freakzilla » 29 Jun 2010 15:12

Cool! I used to do calligraphy when I was a kid. Loved it.
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Re: Calligraphy

Postby SandChigger » 29 Jun 2010 16:01

Cool. :D

(Did everybody do calligraphy as a kid? ;) )

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Re: Calligraphy

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 29 Jun 2010 16:11

Cool, looks great.

And you guessed it - I did it ass a kid too. :)
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Re: Calligraphy

Postby chanilover » 29 Jun 2010 17:23

Nice! Can you do my username in it so I can use it for my sig?
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Re: Calligraphy

Postby Omphalos » 29 Jun 2010 18:19

Love the worm in the "J". Looks good!

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Re: Calligraphy

Postby Eyes High » 30 Jun 2010 00:47

It does look cool SC. And like Omph said. Love the Worm touch.

SandChigger wrote:Cool. :D

(Did everybody do calligraphy as a kid? ;) )



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Re: Calligraphy

Postby lotek » 30 Jun 2010 06:17

A Thing of Eternity wrote:Cool, looks great.

And you guessed it - I did it ass a kid too. :)


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Postby SandChigger » 30 Jun 2010 07:16

(OK... So who else didn't even notice that one? :? )

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Re: Calligraphy

Postby SadisticCynic » 30 Jun 2010 07:36

Thanks for all the comments guys. I had no idea so many people did calligraphy as well. That's pretty cool.

Will probably post a couple more later, I just did a Lord of the Rings one I quite like.
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Re: Calligraphy

Postby lotek » 30 Jun 2010 07:47

would you do Arabic style calligraphy too?

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Re: Calligraphy

Postby SadisticCynic » 30 Jun 2010 08:01

lotek wrote:would you do Arabic style calligraphy too?


I've never tried it before. I have been tempted to try and learn Arabic (as a language) before, so maybe if I ever start that...
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Re: Calligraphy

Postby Nekhrun » 30 Jun 2010 09:56

SandChigger wrote:(OK... So who else didn't even notice that one? :? )

I saw it, but felt like giving the kid a break. We can always make fun of him at the clubhouse. :D
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Re: Calligraphy

Postby Serkanner » 30 Jun 2010 10:13

SandChigger wrote:(OK... So who else didn't even notice that one? :? )



Oops ... :whistle:
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Re: Calligraphy

Postby A Thing of Eternity » 30 Jun 2010 14:23

lotek wrote:@Chig: I can't miss an ass reference now can I :mrgreen:
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:lol: No worries, I would be dissapointed if someone didn't find such a funny typo!
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Re: Calligraphy

Postby SadisticCynic » 01 Jul 2010 10:30

Here's the LOTR one: One Ring

The Copperplate Italics didn't come out quite as elegantly as I would like but I like the Elvish script; makes me wish I could learn Elvish.

I'll post any of these as links now instead of filling up the thread with large images.
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Re: Calligraphy

Postby Eyes High » 01 Jul 2010 11:06

nice. Keep it up and it'll get even better.
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Re: Calligraphy

Postby DuneFishUK » 01 Jul 2010 14:56

Are you using pencil lines or something under the paper to make the letters line up? It might be the pic, but it looks like something like that might help.

Loving the letters though. This is the original typography :)

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Re: Calligraphy

Postby lotek » 01 Jul 2010 17:03

crap I know I shouldn't do that joke but...

So can you tell us what the name of the font is?

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Re: Calligraphy

Postby SadisticCynic » 02 Jul 2010 04:28

DuneFishUK wrote:Are you using pencil lines or something under the paper to make the letters line up? It might be the pic, but it looks like something like that might help.

Loving the letters though. This is the original typography :)


Yeah, I really should start doing that shouldn't I?
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Re: Calligraphy

Postby SadisticCynic » 25 Jul 2010 15:31

Here's another one: Dirge For November

Started off as a late night/early morning insomnia cure (not that its boring, just takes concentration), which I hope explains the complete lack of adherence to a horizontal, but then I began to like it.
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