Friday, November 5, 2010

Say It Ain't So

Say It Ain't So is a piece I created for the Handlettering Cite.

The preliminary sketches were drawn with a PITT artist pen big brush, ultra fine Sharpie and pencil. The PITT big brush is an amazing brush pen for fast writing with flex.

I worked on 2 versions of the lettering at the same time as I wanted to try both a simple and complex script. While drawing the embellished version I eventually gave up following the template image and drew the flourish lines freehand. The final touch was to cite Rivers Cuomo who wrote a song with the words.


  1. Just wanted to tell you I find your work AMAZING! Do you intend to sell prints of these quotes? I'd love to get some on my walls!

  2. La Tortue,
    Thank you for the compliment. I can make a Giclée print for you. Contact me by e-mail: to diascuss the details.


  3. Beautiful. Thank you for sharing!