White lettering on black envelopes. This Victorian script (“Copperplate”) is popular for weddings.
Franz Kafka quote: Pointed brush for the letters and artwork.
“LINES” features variations on different styles of lettering, mostly Italic. Words by Keith Worthington, from Puffs of Breath, calligraphy by Renate.
SOLSTICE by Keith Worthington, written with pointed brush and large brushwork for the gestural peony.
“Rose” was written with a pointed nib and gouache. This was Renate’s submission for the Alberta Flood Rose Project.
“HOTEL IN DRESDEN” is a poem by Keith, published in Poet on a Cargo Plane. The letters (“Blackletter”) float across Renate’s sketch of the Frauenkirche, a church that has been rebuilt since the reunification of Germany.
I wrote this Thomas Moore quotation in a style called “Uncial” with nibs and various shades of gouache on a purchased piece of prepared manuscript vellum.
WINTER’S TIME by Keith Worthington, artwork by Renate Worthington, from PUFFS OF BREATH, copyright 2007