design-nation facebook instagram twitter search

Elizabeth Forrest

I am a lettering artist and paper-maker. I aim to bring lettering and the beauty of lettering to the forefront of contemporary design. I want to make lettering relevant and meaningful in today’s world. My work is a highly personal, emotional response to text from the varied sources that inspire me and is based on a love of words, combined with a passion for colour and texture. I enjoy the process of making my own heavily textured paper and incorporating it in my work. Paper and paint combine to produce a strong sense of visual drama. Sometimes words and quotations suggest their own visual imagery, while at other times a texture or a particular ‘palette’ of colours influence my choice of words. I use text as a springboard for making my own personal visual statement.

Contact Elizabeth Forrest

Subscribe

Sign up with your email address to receive news and updates.

We respect your privacy.
Please see our privacy policy for further details.