12.9.10

My Special K

In typography we were each given one letter that spelled out a type term. 
I got the K in bracket. It had to be pure black (painted with gouache) and all of the letters had to be the exact same size and place on the paper. I taped off all of the straight edges and free handed the rounded curves of the serifs. As a group we had to kern the letters to create the even spacing when hung up on the wall. 



My group's letters 
I actually really enjoyed doing this. It was good to paint again, but the challenge of the perfectness pushed me. When something is stressful and intense and I finish and I am satisfied with my work it is a great accomplishment. 
 Close up 
My k in bracket. 
Spine from the other group. 


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