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Topic: Book of Shadows - Gift for a Friend [IMG Heavy]  (Read 1502 times)
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« on: August 09, 2012 10:01:39 PM »

So I decided to start studying to become a legit pagan/wiccian/witch I haven't really decided yet... but it requires IMO that you have a "Book of Shadows" to accumulated, collect and record your research and anything else that you might want for study/ritual/practicing purposes. I was determined to not use a notebook because I feel like lined paper restricts my learning process, but that's off topic.... Anyway.
I found this awesome sketchbook in Michael's which had a canvas cover for $16.99, plus the store had cupons for 40% off so it brought the cost down to $10.19 with taxes. Score! So I bought one for my friend since she is currently operating out of one of those lined composition books and really liked the lettering that I put on mine. It was supposed to be a birthday gift, but I jumped the gun and made it early (4 months early, but still)

Acrylics on Canvas...
The background was done with watered down paints that I pretty much spilled onto the cover, but it seeped down on the inside cover so the canvas looks completely green =)

I'm really happy with the way this turned out.

On to the Pictures!

Lettering Differences Between Brannwen's book (left) and Mine.
Excuse the paintbrush in frame...

Completed Lettering

Fire-crow Detail to Coincide with her Name and Spirit Animal

Completed Front

Completed Back

Spine Detail

Thanks for Looking!
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2012 10:39:44 AM »

What a very generous gift, the calligraphy is wonderful.

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Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2012 01:00:49 PM »

What a wonderful gift! I love the way you painted the large B and S on the cover. Gorgeous!
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« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2012 02:50:36 PM »

Love that lettering.  Awesome gift!


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