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A Bit Of Uncial!

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#1 Inkysloth

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Posted 05 March 2017 - 21:16

Hi all! 

I've not been on here much for the last... quite a while. I've been busy with calligraphy, and thought I should share a bit of an update here:

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26703408990_0a5dc2f548_c.jpgMicrography, Darwin quote by Robin Inkysloth, on Flickr

Medium
33143627111_138e99a98a_c.jpgHuginn & Muninn uncial by Robin Inkysloth, on Flickr

Large!
29845250790_1ce1171d1f_c.jpgHappy birthday card by Robin Inkysloth, on Flickr


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Posted 06 March 2017 - 01:18

Beautiful and precise work, Robin!


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Posted 06 March 2017 - 02:26

Nice work Robin - particularly the medium one.



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Posted 08 March 2017 - 19:27

Thanks both! 

Precision is my nemesis - it's what I aim for, and so often miss, so it's really lovely to hear that I've managed to achieve that here :)


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Posted 24 April 2017 - 03:18

All of your examples are beautifully executed.

Anyone receiving a birthday card like the one you show should put it in an album and keep it. Certainly not the usual throwaway

You may have been absent but you haven't wasted your time

You have an enviable talent

Thank you for sharing



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Posted 26 May 2017 - 01:10

Beautiful writing! And that Grimnismal strophe is one of my favourites, but you may want to consider this, which interprets it that they are sent to the underworld (the realm of Hel), not 'the vast earth'. It gave me a new appreciation of its depth and beauty.

 

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