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In Design History with Hank Richardson, students were tasked with interpreting their personal beliefs about the book of Genesis using only Didot,… Read More
In Design History with Hank Richardson, students were tasked with interpreting their personal beliefs about the book of Genesis using only Didot, black and white and the text itself. I wanted to convey how I find comfort from the story of creation and that I see God's presence as a covering, comforting truth over a broken and sometimes disjointed world. I designed and typeset the entire, thirty-eight thousand word book of Genesis (New King James Version) in Illustrator and had it printed on fabric. The quilt was assembled by machine then each large letter and column of text where quilted by hand. And, yes, I did it all by myself. Read Less
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In Design History with Hank Richardson, students were tasked with interpreting their personal beliefs about the book of Genesis using only Didot, black and white and the text itself. I wanted to convey how I find comfort from the story of creation and that I see God's presence as a covering, comforting truth over a broken and sometimes disjointed world.
 
I designed and typeset the entire, thirty-eight thousand word book of Genesis (New King James Version) in Illustrator and had it printed on fabric. The quilt was assembled by machine then each large letter and column of text where quilted by hand. And, yes, I did it all by myself.