Re: [elfscript] Re: Tengwar Brush Calligraphy
- Abrigon wrote (commenting on my dabblings with a brush):
> Also might want to extend the assenders and decenders.Thanks, I must try that if I make another attempt. I was trying to keep
the letters from becoming overly large, so I made the stems as short as
> Also more use of hard and soft touches, namely just barely using theI assume that making the letters larger or using a smaller brush will
> tip is soft. Major part of Japanese/Chinese calligraphy is the strokes
> and the pressure used, the flow of the letters..
help in making some touches "softer"? My example was probably done in
too small a size to get much variation in line width.
> I expect I may have to find some brushes and do some work and scan itPlease do! I am totally ignorant of Japanese/Chinese calligraphy, but it
> to show what I mean..
would be interesting to see how these ideas would apply to the tengwar.
Harri Perälä perala@... http://www.sci.fi/%7ealboin/