Chalkboard lettering

August 2, 2014

Some of you may not know that Studio Byrd offers chalkboard lettering among its many services. The freedom and liveliness of this medium are greatly satisfying to me.

chalkboard signs

Calligraphy book: The Yellow Tractor

April 12, 2013

This calligraphy project displays an excerpt of a book written from the viewpoint of a Haitian boy. He is interested in the world outside Haiti, but he is also proud of his small town and wishes for it to be recognized in the world. I wanted to make a book that was colorful and intriguing, simple and poignant. The body text is an attempted imitation of European school handwriting, and I pasted maps to the backs of the pages before painting them.

title page
first spread
second spread
third spread
front cover

Whale valentine

February 14, 2013

I would like to do more work like this.

Whale you be my valentine

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