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Frequently Asked Questions
Calligraphy is the art of creating beautiful hand lettering using various pen nibs and brushes with inks and paints. Calligraphy comes from the Greek word ‘kalligraphia’ meaning ‘beautiful writing’.
A font is a computer typeface created from a hand lettered style and is static. A script is a hand lettered style of writing using pen nibs or brushes and has the versatility to be adapted to suit any project.
Yes, weddings need calligraphy for a variety of stationery items. I also design certificates for education organisations, competitions, and corporate clients, including the recipient names. I create one off gifts of poetry, personalising gift wares, letters to significant others, and tattoo designs. As well as labels for products (eg. Wine labels), signs, logo design, book and magazine covers, bookplates, and more….
The tradition of Celtic art dates back thousands of years. Historically, it best known by three Christian gospel manuscripts: The Book of Durrow, The Lindisfarne Gospels, and The Book of Kells, produced during the period A.D. 600 – 800 in Scotland and Ireland. Also, in exquisite examples of Anglo-Saxon jewellery found in the archaeological dig at Sutton Hoo.
Celtic Art has 5 styles of pattern and design: Interlacing Knots; Step Patterns; Spirals; Key Patterns; and Zoomorphic design which includes plants, animals and the human figure intertwined with knots.
Aussie-Celtic Art is a modern genre of art I created to blend Celtic art styles with Australian plants and animals. This artform represents my identity as an Australian with Celtic heritage, conveying principles and ideas of environmental sustainability as essential to our human wellbeing.