Cursive hebrew (mostly) and not becoming a Sofer
בְּרֵאשִׁית, (Bereshit) meaning Genesis, or 'in the beginning'.
Then I turned to the cursive alphabet that had first confused me. Here I felt there was more freedom for creating adventurous designs. Which, if any of these pieces will be included in my interpretation of Carlyle's Sartor Resartus & Heroes, remains to be seen . . .