Thought provoking, motivational and inspirational texts are interpreted with layouts specifically designed to enhance the meaning and increase the visual impact. Everything on the page is geared toward achieving an enticing yet unified presentation. A wide variety of media such as watercolor, gouache, ink, acrylics, gilding and marbling are combined with techniques such as collage, embossing, etching and paper cutting. Embossed copper, brass, and pewter are incorporated in the work. Each calligraphic letter style imbues a particular feeling. This is taken into consideration when choosing the lettering. These are often manipulated and adjusted to create variations that will more closely reflect the text.