scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 454
Diana Hoare began her career as a calligrapher and is she the author of Advanced Calligraphy Techniques Ten years ago she turned her attention to carving letters in stone and slate Work undertaken and media used Dianas work comprises a wide variety of commissions from very large business signs and architectural lettering to commemorative plaques and carved foundation stones Her major preoccupation is how to introduce the written word into our living and working environment in a creative and inspiring context using letters as abstract shape as well as a means of communicating ideas Her calligraphic skill is most suited for commemorative plaques and entrance signs for landscaped situations and public buildings This work often includes decorative reliefs Diana accepts commissions for sundials water features stone furniture relief carving and sculpture for private and community projects Recent water sculptures combine carved and gilded lettering with running water in self-contained sumps for installation both indoors and out Extensive experience and expertise are used to offer clients the opportunity to promote their business with flair and originality GRAVESTONES Each gravestone memorial or tablet is hand carved and unique to the person that it commemorates To achieve this Diana works closely with her clients to help them reflect in words style of lettering and decorative motif something of the character of the person whose grave the stone marks Diana offers her patrons a very personal service Using only British stone and slates which Diana feels blend naturally with our environment she is able to supply a quality and durable product Within the regulations Diana uses her artistic creativity to offer an extensive range of styles shape and stone whilst ensuring that her hallmark of grace and simplicity is always maintained Although it is still rare for a lady to become a monumental mason Diana sees her work as a progression from her successful career as a calligrapher on paper to a calligrapher in
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA