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abraham lincoln quotation calligraphy print 12 x 12

abraham lincoln quotation calligraphy print 12 x 12

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  • Materials: watercolor, colored pencil, ink, paper
  • Favorited by: 4 people
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Attributed to Abraham Lincoln, this quotation makes you think twice. I began with experimenting with the spaces left by torn paper letters after I painted over them, then added color pencil to make the "Destroy My Enemies" phrase read legibly in the chaos. Starting at the top with confident capital letters, by the bottom my confidence in destroying things is reduced to a friendly italic.

The print is matted to fit into a ready-made 12 x 12 record album frame available at craft stores. Just pop it in! Remember that the actual colors on the print and mat may vary slightly from the image depending on your browser and screen settings.

Bevel-cut matted with Crescent matboard on repurposed cardboard backing.


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  • rhonda11362 May 23, 2017
    5 out of 5 stars
    Was very nice. Gave as a wedding gift
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  • Valerie May 6, 2017
    5 out of 5 stars
    Absolutely beautiful print! The mat color is perfect. This will hang in a place of honor in our living room.
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  • dlfranklin1 Feb 25, 2016
    5 out of 5 stars
    I love this print. It is exactly as pictured when I ordered. I ended up changing the mat to a double mat; navy blue with gray inside mat. I put it in a gray frame. Love it!
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  • simonesharpe1 Dec 29, 2015
    5 out of 5 stars
    I am so glad I discovered you I had been looking everywhere for something like this. My partner was very choked when he unwrapped it on Christmas morning it moved him. He has been reading the same psalm twice a day for 20 years. So he was very emotional to see it written so beautifully. This would not have been possible without Margaret and her beautiful work. Thank you so much.xx
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