If you are interested in knowing a bit about Amharic, there is a lot of information about the language at this website, including some audio clips.
Anyway, here is a bit more about how I did the lettering. I used this technique for both the Amharic and the English because of the font.
I trimmed away the top and bottom of the letters, leaving them attached in the centre.
Then I traced round the letters.
And then painted them with a small paint brush using Setacolour Opaque Black.
So, some translations:
And the clue of the subject matter:
If you know much about sports or Olympic history, you might know the occasion this work will be celebrating! Especially with the word 'running' which is above and the clue from yesterday and in the above photo about footprints.
But you will need to wait til Monday for more details!