“The earth will be filled…”
For each of the
homework assignments, I spent a lot of time thinking
about what to do, and then researching the topic.
This was before the internet, so it wasn’t always
east to find images to include in the art. During
this part of my life, my faith was a driving factor.
I was always seeing connections between different
verses in the bible, and this was one of those
instances. Calligraphically, I was exploring (ok,
showing off!) all the different styles of Roman caps
that had been presented in class and in Reggie’s
copious handouts. All the lettering was done with
gouache in mitchell nibs, on a full-size piece of
black Bugra paper.
I LOVE working on black paper, thanks to Reggie! |
in the center used molding paste and acrylic gloss medium with
variegated gold leaf. I ended up using the same illustration of the
world in another piece.
The border of lettering around the outside
is pressurized Romans, with exaggerated serifs. The colors were the
ones I used in the color wheel assignment. I felt very satisfied with
this piece, both visually and conceptually. I felt like I was
progressing with lettering Roman caps, which had been a goal of mine
for several years.