Alphabets 3 by UNA SULLIVAN

Alphabets 3 by UNA SULLIVAN

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by UNA SULLIVAN

These gesso panels were constructed using MDF as the substrate with twenty four coats of Italian gesso applied (whiting, rabbit skin glue and water) and rubbed down to a smooth surface, achieving just enough depth for me to create letters and pattern. All carving was carried out with a no.11 scalpel blade apart from areas that needed to be cleared when a pushing tool (lino cutter) was used.

“Alphabet 3” is an alphabet built on my own pen letters, this time using the nib at a slant, which produces a letter that is more obviously calligraphic in origin. All three alphabet therefore,contain letters that were written with a pen and subsequently modified whilst being transposed into a drawn letter. The pieces were made both to realise the potential of gesso for creating shadow, and to have some fun with a selection of my favorite letters.

Scalpel carved MDF gesso panels - framed 215 x 215 mm.

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