Spreading oak marriage certificate by Stewart J. Thomas, watercolor and italic calligraphy.
Thanks to Adi.kavi:
adi.kavi mentioned you in a comment: The cover for my next project. The language is Kannada (my family’s mother tongue). The phrase is something my brother coined. Once again thanks goes to the amazingly talented Stewart Thomas of Palmstone Calligraphy (@worldcalligraphy). Please visit his page and check out his work. Enjoy
Original border design hand painted and illuminated by calligrapher Stewart J. Thomas for an interfaith Quaker-Muslim marriage. The blank spaces are for the signatures of all present at the ceremony.
“Love, patience, time, hope” calligraphed by Stewart J. Thomas in Amharic, the alphabet of Ethiopia.
Every week now we are confronted with the acts of those who would use brutality to push people into the place of fear. Some years ago I designed this piece in Kufic style: “I must not fear; fear is the mind killer” translated into Arabic from Frank Herbert’s DUNE.
Edit: This inspiring quote by Marianne Williamson is often misattributed to Nelson Mandela