Sunday, July 3, 2011

JGR Second Alphabet

Hi everyone, I hope you're having a great weekend. Over here, we're knee-deep in celebrating July 4th (tomorrow). There will be swimming and playing by day, cookouts and fireworks by night and . . . lots of heat. 95˚F ish. Now: The beginning of my second alphabet, after doing "Black and White with a bit of texture" for my first alphabet, I'm going all out with color! Also using a modern font as the last one was rather ancient.
Dark purple, light background and bright white with of course some texture. Each letter has a slightly 'out of register' accent over the main letterform.
A cleaner background this time, with the texture inside the letter.
A softer palette this time with a little dramatic color on the left in red.
A more muted palette with subtle texture and a dark letter. Thank you for visiting!


  1. Gosh you people are fast... or maybe I'm slow. Lovely, sensitive letters Jan.

  2. I really like the feel of these letters Jan - gentle but interesting and intriguing...

  3. Though I'm not making an alphabet, I'm following along because I find it so endlessly fascinating. I love your take on this - simple letters but each square a different color and texture. Very cool! I can't wait to see the progression. How big are the squares?


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