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B3446. Collage With Color / Davies
Collage With Color: Create Unique, Expressive Collages in Vibrant Color by Jane Davies. 2005. 128pp. 8.5"x10", Paper

With concise instruction and color photos, you learn how to make rich patterned papers using sgraffito, drip transfer, stamping, masking, stippling, and other techniques. Then you use your papers for cut-paper collage projects. Covers papers, paints, and brushes and color theory.




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B3340. Creative Mixed Media / Kahn
Creative Mixed Media: Paint Print Stitch Stamp Embellish by Sherrill Kahn. 2009. 112pp. 8-3/8"x10-7/8". Paper

16 creative techniques to try with paper and fabric, using everyday items such as baby wraps, hair gel, and shower mats in out-of-the ordinary ways. The techniques range from stamping and paper embossing to working with stencils, digital images, and glue batik. Includes a color gallery of the techniques. Provides guidelines on design and composition. Full of colorful inspiration. "Excellent" - Cherryl Moote




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B3798. 75 Artist Books: The Kaldewey Press / von Lucius
75 Artist Books: The Kaldewey Press, New York, A Catalogue Raisonné by Clemens von Lucius. 2011. 364pp. 6.7"x9.5". Flexcover. Note: these sale copies are shelfworn.

The Kaldewey Press, established in 1985, has produced 75 artists' books. It is one of the leading presses for contemporary artist books, and its exquisite volumes have been exhibited worldwide, including at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The proprietor, Gunnar A Kaldewey, has collaborated with artists such as Mischa Kuball, Jonathan Lasker, Heribert C. Ottersbach, Richard Tuttle, and Not Vital. These limited edition books have featured writers from many countries and periods, from Lao Tsu and Ovid to Samuel Beckett and Paul Celan. This profusely illustrated catalogue raisonné presents in detail all seventy-five books published to date, with individual descriptions, an introductory essay, and an interview with Gunnar A. Kaldewey. The press is located in Poestenkill, NY. Approx. 500 illustrations.

To see some interior pages, click here




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B3803. Hermann Zapf Book Combo
This is a special price for the following two books. Save $10 by purchasing together.

B3435. About More Alphabets: The Types of Hermann Zapf by Jerry Kelly with a foreword by Robert Bringhurst. 2011. 112pp. 4.5"x7". Hardcover
In 1960, the Typophiles published a now-treasured chapbook on Hermann Zapf's metal faces. More than 50 years later, this new volume brings you up-to-date, presenting a selection of his major alphabet design projects. Even as letterforms have changed from metal to phototype to digital, Zapf has continued to produce exceptional typefaces - most drawing from pen-made forms. The book is filled with type drawings and trials and other illustrations, some rarely seen. Purchase your copy of this finely-printed letter art treasure designed by Jerry Kelly. (As a used book, the first Zapf chapbook can command $100 or more.). Typophile Chap Book New Series no. 3.

B3796. What Our Lettering Needs: The Contribution of Hermann Zapf to Calligraphy & Type Design at Hallmark Cards by Rick Cusick. 2012. 136pp. 6.75"x10". Paper
A thorough account of Hermann Zapf's contributions to the calligraphic and typographic artistry of Hallmark Cards. The Hallmark/Zapf association is a now fully blended into the company's rich heritage in the lettering arts. This beautifully illustrated book is a tribute to Zapf's own philosophy that the artist's challenge is "to ensure, despite technology and mass production, that beauty is never lost." Printed in color on Mohawk superfine. Rick Cusick presently oversees the design and development of proprietary fonts for Hallmark Cards. He is also a respected designer, calligrapher, and teacher working with the University of Kansas in developing lectures and curriculum for lettering, typography, and type design.



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B3808. Michael Clark: No. 7
Michael Clark: No. 7. 2012. 24pp. 5.5"x8.5". Paper

24 calligraphic compositions - both alphabets and quotations - of lettering with pen, brush & ruling pen. The texts are from Albert Einstein, Michael himself, Robert Frost, Peter Thornton, St Francis and the Bible. Some pieces deftly created using the computer to repeat elements. Printed in black and red.




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B3885. Words Set Free / Letter Exchange
Words Set Free. Letter Exchange. 2012. 56pp. 8.25"x5.12". Paper

The theme of the catalog is "Freedom of Speech" and displays an exciting and eclectic mix of pieces from professional lettering artists: calligraphers, type designers, letter cutters, and typographers. All are members of the UK-based Letter Exchange.

"Beautifully designed and produced" - Manny Ling




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B3888. Roots and Wings / Pieper
Roots and Wings: The Art of Calligraphy 1982-2012/ Wurzeln und Flügel: Schriftkunst by Katharina Pieper. 2012. 240pp. 8.5 "x 11.3 ". Hardcover

Presents the work and words of Katharina Pieper (text in English & German). Also includes (in German with an English summary): Silvia Werfel on the history of calligraphy in Germany, Françoise Mathis Sandmaier on KP in the context of modernity, and Mary Noble on England.




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B3154. Calligrapher's Garden / Massoudy
The Calligrapher's Garden by Hassan Massoudy. Second edition. 2009, 2012. 128pp. 7x5.5. Paper

This beautiful book is available again in a smaller format.

In this feast for the eyes, Massoudy's elegant calligraphy depicts the four seasons of the garden. From the icy palettes of winter to delicate spring growth, and from the dazzling sunshine and blooms of summer through the fading hues of autumn, he captures in calligraphy what countless poets have crafted with words. The proverb or quotation that inspired each artwork is handwritten in Arabic by Massoudy alongside the English texts on the facing page. Hassan Massoudy was born in Najaf, Iraq. He moved to France in 1969.



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B3953. Special Offer: Words of Risk/Things That Dream
B3953. Special Offer: Words of Risk/Things That Dream.

Purchase both Words of Risk and Things that Dream for only $109. Save $15.00. The price includes shipping in the USA.

B900. Words of Risk: The Art of Thomas Ingmire
By Michael Gullick. 1989. 90pp. 65 illus., many in full color. 9" x 12". Paper.

Using words as subjects, Ingmire's work has progressed from the transcription of texts to complex multi-layered visual statements. His juxtaposition of and interplay between words and images challenges the traditional role of calligraphy as "decorated writing." The book describes the work and working process of Ingmire and reproduces virtually all of his major pieces, many in full color.

B38940. Things that Dream: Contemporary Calligraphic Artists' Books. 2012. 556pp. 12.75"x9.25". Hardcover

For five years calligrapher Thomas Ingmire has provided text and heads for sixteen one-of-a-kind books of poetry by Pablo Neruda and Federico García Lorca. This collaborative effort included poet and model Mary Julia Klimenko, artist Manuel Neri, and design binders Daniel E. Kelm, Kylin Lee, and others at the Wide Awake Garage bindery. This catalog is generously illustrated in full color with large-format double-page images from the books. The text is in English and Spanish and by Bruce Nixon with additional contributions by Mark Dimunation, Joseph Goldyne; Michael Keller, Roberto Trujillo; and Steve Woodall. Spanish title: Cosas que sueñan: Libros de artistas caligráficos contemporaneous.



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B4004. Zentangle 9, Workbook Edition
B4004. Zentangle 9, Workbook Edition: Color with Mixed Media by Suzanne McNeill, CZT. 2014. 32pp. 8.5"x10.875". Paper

Bring your tangle designs to life with brilliant color! Inside you'll find 31 all-new tangles with inspiring ideas for adding expressive color to your Zentangle-inspired art. You'll love these easy and beautiful techniques for combining cool colors with mixed media. Unleash your imagination and brighten your tangle experience. Discover the joys of using watercolors, resist designs, Distress Inks, Pan Pastels, Gelly Roll pens, Radiant H2Os, and more. Use the bonus workbook section to play, experiment, and create. Relax and feel the Zen as tangles flow from your hand in vivid living color.




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