some found lettering

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This subject is close to my heart………sometimes I get inspiration from the strangest places and often I am drawn to informal lettering. Lettering that is just applied directly by an untrained eye can have something really fresh about it – it is often but not always unselfconscious and unrestrained by an underlying sense of design. It’s a bit hit and miss naturally but can be quite striking. Often the letterforms are crude and inconsistent, “breaking the rules” but perhaps because of that they can be a revelation. Examples of this found lettering can be seen here. This is an ongoing project…….


One Reply to “some found lettering”

  1. Wow, marvelous blog layout! How long have you been blogging for? you made blogging look easy. The overall look of your site is fantastic, let alone the content!


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