The background is a watercolor wash. The Alleluias have 3 levels of painting. The text is completely hand-lettered. Starbursts are 23K gold and shell gold.

ABC Sampler

ABC Sampler – Historical calligraphic alphabets, pen and ink on textured paper. Hand lettered quote in margin area surrounding alphabets.

Heaven Is

Lettered in gouache and colored pencil on hand-painted background.

Christmas Card

The last of a series of hand-lettered and illustrated Christmas Cards. The decorated border is inspired by a 15th C. Illuminated Manuscript.

To the Glory of God

Hand-lettered tribute with separate verses on a slightly textured paper, deckled by hand, and mounted on the background paper. Gold leaf details.

Sure on this Shining Night

Based on “Sure on this Shining Night”, a poem by James Agee… handpainted background, lettered and illustrated with gouache and colored pencil. Illuminated letter detail.

Lord’s Prayer (backwards)

I am intrigued with how effective the Lord’s Prayer is when read backwards. 24K gold leaf, gouache lettering, and painting.

More samples available upon request.

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