Tag: uncial calligraphy

Over the Misty Mountains Cold

Over the Misty Mountains Cold

Here’s a page of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Over the Misty Mountains Cold which I did in uncial calligraphy. The pen is Bexley Corona (in Blueberry Cream) and the ink is Diamine Bilberry. It was a lot of fun to write because it’s very long, and the style fits right into the theme of the song.

As much as I really, really want to learn other kinds of scripts, this is really a more natural fit to my regular hand.

Today’s Calligraphy Practice

For today’s calligraphy practice, I wrote down Psalm 92 on loose Tomoe River paper as part of my letter-writing project. I used Diamine Wagner and oh, isn’t that color lovely?

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It reminds me of pistachio nuts. It’s a harmonious mixture of green and yellow. It’s so calming and mellow and just…happy! Here are a few close ups to show you the crazy gorgeous shading of this ink.

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