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Learning a new skill: brush calligraphy

It’s always nice to learn a new skill, and it was my casual New Year’s resolution to myself to give calligraphy a go this year. It’s something that I’ve been thinking about for a while – I’d just love to be able to write and frame beautiful quotes, and create my own pretty gift tags, cards and invitations. 232 more words

Out & About

This week's work

Here we are again – I’ve got some free time on my hands and some work that’s been scanned, so let’s see what I’ve been up to this week, shall we? 320 more words


February 3rd/Day 279: Cam-Whoring With Mao

Two things:

1. When people get old, they’re pretty much just small children.

2. Tiananmen Square is quite pretty at night.

In the morning, I went with my grandpa to a little fair the community put together for the upcoming Lunar New Year. 84 more words

Project 365

Valentine Notecards

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. I bet on that day, there are flowers, chocolates and stuffed toys everywhere your eyes flee to. But Vday is not just for couples, it is celebrated by everyone who appreciates the good of loving! 304 more words


Perfect Proportions: Anglo-Saxon Style

Hello icon friends,

Next along in the lettering posts is an example of some gorgeous Anglo-Saxon; the magnificent Benedictional of St Aethelwold. The original manuscript is held by the British Library and considered to be one of their greatest treasures: “A Masterpiece of Anglo-Saxon art”. 529 more words

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