Thursday, February 17, 2011

Jeanette's German Blackletters

Alphabet 1 for 2011 is on a background of text from the obituary of Johann Sebastian Bach. The script reflects the German blackletter. The letters are in watercolour, on smooth watercolour paper, the small letters with an automatic pen and the large letters with a broad brush. The first four letters are B-A-C-H, appropriately. But as I am late, I have also posted the next six letters.


  1. I love the variations in the background - altho the steady rhythm of the letters is so good. The big letters are warm and bold and strong - as a good blackletter should be!

  2. The concept of tying the work in with Bach's obituary is fantastic. I love it Jeanette.

    x gb


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