|From:||Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 12, 2000, 21:29|
I've been working on different script styles for the Saalangal alphabet,
and I have two really nice ones.
The first is what I call either the flame script, or cloud script
(depending on your view). The letters are characterized by curls and tails
ending in points. They seem to flow as if they were tongues of flame or
wisps of cloud. It was inspired by the Chinese and Tibetan depictions of
fire in religious paintings (scan to go up on my website soon)
The second is the block script. This was inspired by the Kufi script style
for arabic. When written out, each character fills a rectangular space. I
figure it would be good for carving into stone because of the squareness
of the letters. I believe it could also be used to make words into
pictures (I recently drew the word for house and made the word into a
house shape). This one just needs to be uploaded into my website. I'll do
It's worth the risk of burning, to have a second chance...