My calligraphy is hand-written using traditional dip-pens with light-fast acrylic inks on heavy acid-free papers for the best possible results.
William Morris is a key inspiration for my work - here is his most important quote, a4 size.
Quote from the epic poem 'Beowulf', 12" x 16".
Coleridge's 'Kublai Khan', hand-written with watercolour illustration, 16" x 20".
'Jabberwocky', 12" x 16".
Hand-written Burns poem 'Of A' the Airts', 12" x 16".
Digital photographer's watermark.
Wedding reading quote from Philip Pullman, 12" x 16"
Book cover for Tapsalteerie Press<./p>
Retro book title, 9" x 12".
The Unst Boat Song, an old Norn song from Shetland. 16" x 20".
My favourite Star Wars quote, written in acrylic on canvas.
'Filsket', a Shetland word meaning joyous, light-spirited. Written in acrylic on cotton.
If there's no Shakespeare in my portfolio a large gentleman comes round and snaps all my nibs. Acrylic on cotton.
Hand-written label for a six-litre Methuselah bottle from the Providence wineyard in New Zealand.
My calligraphy is all entirely hand-written, using traditional dip-pens and light-fast acrylic inks on heavy acid-free paper or parchment paper. Tracked delivery is standard, and all pieces are delivered in a mailing tube. For quotes on design work, please email me with details.
||9" x 12"
||12" x 16"
||16" x 20"
|poem / family tree