Today’s post is a little late, I got sucked into trying to perfect my pieces. So today I decided that I would do some lettering again and think about words as narratives, but not in the traditional sense. By that I mean going back to last year’s 365 days of Lettering. Making words become more than just words by changing its form.
I took the lyrics from Wide Open by the Chemical Brothers and tried to think about how I personally visualize the words, and why certain parts of the song jump out of me. I used color to highlight the words that I, personally, find appealing and important lyrically. Then visually constructed the verse on the paper. Part of the exercise was listening to the song on repeat and just letting myself channel my feelings into it. After lettering it I took it into photoshop and just let myself think about it visually and turn the lyrics into my art.
I also encourage you to watch the video below because it’s visually stunning and tells a beautiful story through the art of dance.