Using English as Calligraphy

I have tried using English instead of Chinese, but trying to keep the aesthetic – the vertical columns and the brushwork feel.

These chickens were done as exercises, inspired by the wonderful book of photos of “Extraordinary Chickens” by¬†Stephen Green-Armytage.

I rather like this ding (ancient bronze three-legged vessel) with the bronze-script inscription on  the vessel and the text from a book around it.