the white spot looks like the top half of a footprint - wouldn't that be an interesting form of printing! put your journal on the ground, stick your foot in a bunch of paint and ink and jump up and down on the paper!p.s. i love the word griffonage, even though it most certainly does not apply here!
I had not heard of the word, griffonage. But I like it. It brings to my mind an eagle/lion creature making scratchings and tracks across crumpled paper. Kind of random and artsy in a very good way. Your handwritting may not win the first place in penmanship, but I truly like the creativity of it and also the displayed page.
I too had to look up "griffonage"- Your writing is not that bad actually- I like it very much- In school we had to practice penmanship every day for years- the PALMER method- we all wrote alike so by high school the teachers could not tell one handwriten paper from the other. We cheated a lot...
I think I have heard the word but I will have to go and look it up as I am not sure of the definition. I like your page though with the different mix of text and the smudginess.
I too will have to go and look up the word!! I like your page. I'm trying to learn calligraphy (from a book) having 'borrowed' Malcolm's pens!
To me your writing is very elegant - mine looks like tiny little spiders have dipped themselves in inks and then wriggled and chased each other across the page, so I can relate to a desire to write beautifully. I don't think you give yours enough credit - at the very least it's legible! :)
Thank you dear Anairam for your lovely comments.Griffonage is a beautiful word and your writing is gorgeous. I wish I could write beautifully.
writing beautifully and writing legibly are 2 different things. deep down you must know this.and you, you write beautifully!i think it's wonderful.
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