Ruby’s Writing

Ruby Inscription

Ruby’s writing 2012, Pencil on paper, red wool

Ruby loves writing at the moment and her handwriting is changing all the time. This weekend she was wanting to know how to do everything joined up but last week, her style (above) reminded me of early Roman inscriptions, especially on the fringes of the Empire, perhaps at the tail end (early Christian inscriptions in the UK) which were also a major influence on David Jones, one of my all-time favourite artists and much underrated.
David Jones Cara Wallia Derelicta 1950

David Jones Cara Wallia Derelicta 1950 Opaque watercolour on an under-painting of Chinese white

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