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Calligraphy in the Hawthorne House

Here are a few more photos to show the calligraphy being installed in the Hawthorne House! First the quotes were mapped out to size on paper:

Then pencilled precisely in on the wall to match:

Painstakingly hand-painted on the wall:

And the finished product:

The final touches are to heat-dry the paint and then erase the pencil guide markings. Fascinating!
Be sure to check back again for the completely finished changes. We are very excited to unveil all of the lovely new exhibits and galleries at the Gables!
Thanks again for your virtual visit.

Date: January 13, 2012

Author: sperling

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