Calligraphy Practice

Anglo Saxon Celt Creates Art and Craft

I was going to do another doodle around this quote but there is too much writing.  I decided to practice my calligraphy instead.

calligraphypracticeAs with doodling, if you make a mistake it’s permanent.  Unlike doodling, you can’t cover up your mistake.  Here is today’s final version (click to enlarge).  The first verse is deliberately squished together but it does make it harder to read (see below for the typed words).  It is my attempt at the kind of copperplate font that my nanna used to use.Calligraphy2

It is a quote by D. H. Lawrence, and it says:

When we get out of the glass bottles of our egos

and when we escape like squirrels turning in the cages of our personality

and get into the forests again,

we shall shiver with cold and fright but things will happen to us,

so that we don’t know ourselves.

Cool, unlying life will…

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