Calligraphy Art

I also have a passion for doing calligraphy handwriting, and usually I try to develop my own style. And the reason I love calligraphy handwriting is because I enjoy creating things with my hands. I know we do have a lot of tools at hand these days to create graphics and texts via the computer and various applications and software. But I still love working the old way by using my ruler and pens to draw up a text or whatever it might be. There is a certain satisfaction in doing so, for me anyway.

Recently I have started to create artwork by combining calligraphy letters and imaging, then again everything is done by hand. I mainly create my art in four different stages.

1) Drawing up the picture

2) Colouring the background

3) Colouring the images

4) Doing the finish by using an ink pen

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This is an ongoing project I’ve been working on since 2012, I have still not gotten through the whole alphabet. But I will get there soon enough. Most of my art can be bought at the following website: http://1-eva-ason.artistwebsites.com/ follow this link and it will take you directly to the shop. I am updating this site regularly so make sure to check in often, and sometimes I do have special offers as well.

My art is my hobby and it’s such a contrast from my daytime job, that it relaxes my mind and I can easily loose track of time while I am in the creative mood. But as an artist that is a very good place to be at, when you feel the inspiration flowing. At the moment I am working on various objects, I have a small commission for wedding invitations that I am currently working on. And after that I will need to design the wedding invitations for my own wedding later this year. I have a new sail boat coming up, that is sitting there waiting to be coloured. I do have a soft spot for the sea, as I grew up on the west coast of Sweden. And for those of you that has had the opportunity to visit there know what I am talking about. You will most likely see a post in the future showing pictures from Gothenburg and the area around it. 

Have a fantastic Sunday!

 

20 thoughts on “Calligraphy Art

  1. nicsearth

    Your calligraphy is beautiful. I agree that it is nice to do art the old fashioned way by hand rather than graphic design.
    Good luck with the wedding invitations-it’ll be nice to design your own. I did mine and it makes it more personal I think.

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    1. Hi Nicsearth, thank you for visiting my blog and for your nice comment. Yes I was thinking that too that it would be a lot more personal to create my own invitations. I sort of have an idea what I will do but will let it mature a little in my head first before I sit down and get to it.

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  2. Your art lettering is beautiful and art lettering always intrigues me. There is a beautiful balance between space and detail.

    visiting from sunday sketches.

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  3. WOW! This is so lovely, Eva! Enjoyed seeing the process. I also like to work the old way a lot of the time. How exciting that you will be designing your own wedding invitations! I’ll look forward to seeing them. 🙂

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