Calligraphy, whether formal or expressive, is a joy to create and to behold.
There are still some things a computer cannot do.
It cannot inscribe a book.
Jo creates work for sale and undertakes commissions.
So for those who love individuality and want to escape from the mass produced - then handmade works make wonderful unique gifts.
Celebrating the centenary of the setting of Sea Level hand written in ink and decorated in gouache.
Inspired by an etched illustration in an old book this celebrates the Cosmos in awe and wonder using pen, ink, gouache and metal leaf.
Sponged acrylic paint over resist lettering. Limited edition print from original on Wookey Hole handmade paper.
6cm square 23 carat gold leaf initial letter on cartridge paper decorated with pen drawn water coloured themed imagery.
Available to commision - each one individually designed and made to order.
The draft for a Nelson Mandela quote made in early 1990's. Gouache on Canson brown paper. Sadly the orange gouache hasnt survived and only left a shadow. Lesson learnt!
Design for large terracotta tile commemorating a wedding made by @alexzdanz
Commission to create graphic design using a name and celtic/gaelic script. Its great to get unexpected asks like this.