30 June 2010

Ruling Pen Alphabet

This image is of a exemplar I made some time ago. The letters were made with a ruling pen and walnut ink, scanned, and manipulated in photoshop. The very cool background is from Jerry Jones at Shadowhouse Creations. I have just recently come across his blog with wonderful textures and backgrounds.

The ruling pen is one of my favorite tools for playing.




  1. Beautiful exemplar, Jo--and many thanks for the tip about Shadowhouse Creations. The combination of Jerry's work and yours is just stunning. I'm envious: the ruling pen is the one tool that seems to elude me as a left-hander. Doesn't make sense, but go figure. Nice to meet you!

  2. Thanks for the comments! It is good to meet you also.

    I checked out your blog. For a newcomer your work shows a natural talent both with the pen and with the design. I look forward to following your blog and getting to know you.