16 February 2012

Book du jour - over-writing pages

Gradually the pages torn out of an old travel journal are getting filled up. The two with "horrible obtrusive big writing" have become experiments in using two colours of ink -

I find them too ... what ... fussy? boring? cluttered? randomly senseless? ugly? Whatever the exact reason or reasons, they are so very unsatisfying.

Thus: Stick to one colour. Consider nuance. Sometimes, more is more.
Seeing a detail suddenly brought to mind all the screenprinting I was doing last year - some of which was overprinting. What goes round comes round.... lines, lines, lines.....

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