This broadside won 2nd place ribbon at the 2004 Stampede Arts & Craft contest in the Calligraphy "Blackletter" category
The boots and rope are
painted with watercolor and acrylic paints on a bright orangey "Canson"
paper. The lower boot was painted on a separate piece of paper and
partly rests on the mat which was hand painted with acrylic inks. The
calligraphy is a Blackletter/Gothic style. The title color is a reddish
brown tone and outlined with gold gel pen. The main wording is a green
Mat: White hand
white inner core.
|The images on the left are close ups of the mat and the lower boot|