Posted by on Jun 10, 2011 in Awards, Certificates, and Commissioned Works, News, Visual Art | 0 comments

Muted Color Border Award

Once the color palette was chosen for this award, and the layout was carefully plotted, I used a technique of adding drops of color to the pen with a tiny brush each time it began to run low of paint.   This allows the colors to blend in the pen and create a smooth transition of color within words.

The thin lines on the border are created with a ruling pen, and the inner border line of color is painted with a tiny brush using the same colors as were used in the lettering, just further watered down.

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