I create this letter based on Carolingian minuscule from 9th century.
Of course with a little modification and adaptation.
If you have a typomania disease, I’m sure the first question you ask will be:
To answer that question, let me guide you step by step.
First of all, let us see the original letter from Carolingian period:
And when you try to swirl it without a twist on your pen, it will be like this:
But, yes, it is possible to make such swirl. Some calligraphy masters achieve that swirl with a little twist of their pen. And, anyway, this is lettering, means you can do anything with your letter.
We are free to create, modify, and draw a letter as long it still follows the basic form of a letter. Because when a letter looks very odd and hardly recognized, it stops to be a letter and becomes a symbol.
For the ornaments, I just take a little bit of Celtic style and adapt it to my style.