Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Nick Bantock Composition Exercise

Yesterday, friends gathered to play with an exercise from Nick Bantock's book The Trickster's Hat - a mischievous apprenticeship in creativity. We chose to work with exercise eight- composition.  These almost look like eye charts. At first, I wasn't too keen on doing this, one letter glued to a 6x6 inch paper. I actually enjoyed the exercise and see possibilities for combining calligraphic hand made letters with varieties of type set letters.

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