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Copperplate Calligraphy

I currently run Copperplate calligraphy workshops in Australia. These below are my ongoing personal calligraphic exercises.

“Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans” Jacques Cousteau (Explorer and marine researcher). Personal project, 2018

“Only when the last tree has died and the last river has been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money” American Indian proverb. Personal project, 2018

“Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven’t done a thing. You are just talking” Wangari Maathai (Environmentalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner). Personal project, 2018

Personal project, 2018

“We’ll never know the worth of water till the well is dry” Thomas Fuller (Historian and chaptain to the King of England). Personal project, 2018

“The Shit Series” personal project, 2017

Self-promotional piece, 2017

Self-promotional piece, 2017

Self-promotional piece, 2017

Self-promotional piece, 2017

Self-promotional piece, 2016

Christmas mail out, 2016.

Happy Mother’s Day, 2016

Copperplate calligraphy using a William Mitchell elbow nib. Self-promotional piece, 2015