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Offline Starlee

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Inspired by masters of old
« on: July 27, 2015, 08:52:47 AM »
There have been so many wonderful penmen over the years, but there are a few in particular that really stand out. Madarasz was insanely good, but he sometimes gets more of the limelight that I think should be shared with other equally talented penmen. One of these in particular makes my jaw drop every time I look at his work: William E. Dennis. This weekend, it was after admiring one of his pieces that inspired this offhand piece. Those who follow me on Instagram know I tend to go overboard (way too often) with my flourishes...this is no exception...but just the same, I was pleased with the results. Still a long way to go though! But it's through crazy attempts like this how we learn and grow. Thought I would share with the Forum too :)
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Re: Inspired by masters of old
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2015, 09:14:03 AM »
So cool, Star!

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Re: Inspired by masters of old
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2015, 01:27:03 PM »
Very nice! WE Dennis is the man.
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Re: Inspired by masters of old
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2015, 02:00:51 PM »
Remarkable!

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Re: Inspired by masters of old
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2015, 02:58:57 PM »
I love those little widgets (typographers, help me! what's the technical word for this?) in the middle of the vertical strokes, really cool!

The flourishing is astonishing!

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Re: Inspired by masters of old
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2015, 04:31:12 PM »
You're amazing! Thank you for sharing with us!!!  :)
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Re: Inspired by masters of old
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2015, 01:43:16 PM »
Lovely work as always my friend!
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Re: Inspired by masters of old
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2015, 12:35:09 AM »
I'm always impressed by your flourishing and work star
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Re: Inspired by masters of old
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2015, 08:23:20 AM »
Josten! I didn't realize you were on here! :) :) :) And thank you!
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Re: Inspired by masters of old
« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2015, 08:44:50 AM »
Thunk! [sound of jaw hitting the floor]

Uh, I mean, yes, rather nice.  ::)
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Re: Inspired by masters of old
« Reply #10 on: September 03, 2015, 12:01:56 PM »
Such nice comments! And thank you! Just don't ask me to replicate it....not sure I could! I was 'in the zone' that day. :)
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