I Am
Image Size: 7.5" w X 7.5" H 
Matted Size: 12" w X 12" h

Created this piece for an upcoming show being held by our Guild (1st week in May 2014). Keeping my fingers crossed...



I used Arches 90lb HP watercolor paper.

Cut a piece of thin Balsa wood with an x-acto knife to use as my nib..., dipped into Sumi ink sprinkled with some Schminck gold powder.

I've been playing with this lettering style which has a lot of pen twisting... still practicing Big Grin.

For the text block I used a 1.5mm Parallel Pen filled with Sumi Ink and H2

When everything was dry, I added my diamonds in the large letters with a larger Parallel pen and the black ink, then made a stencil a bit smaller than the diamond and filled it with Versamark, then embossed with Red Foil embossing powder. As a final touch added the red line shadow using a Prisma Colored pencil.

Quote: I Am two of the most pwerful words, for what you put after them shapes your reality. by Quote Diary Me



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