Learning letters, Part Deux

June 18th, 2013, 4pm

It was 23.3°C with few clouds. The breeze was light.

“… It looks good. I like this line over here. You didn’t overthink it, so that’s good,” Ken says, stopping to check my work.


“…But the L, maybe you can sketch it like this. Remember, your color has to be balanced. This needs something more,” he says, starting a sketch on a loose sheet of tracing paper.

“And maybe your U.. It needs more work too…” Sketch, sketch. Before I know it, he’s redone the entire word.

At least I have one thing left. “This uppercase R. Am I breaking some kind of rule?” I ask.

“Ehh.. I like it, but it looks more like a K.” Ken picks up his pencil again and sketches out a proper R.

Oh, my poor dead darlings.

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Christine Herrin

Designer. History major. Memory keeper, paper hoarder, frequent flyer.

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