B4178. Complete Guide to Bible Journaling / Fink, Joanne B4178. Complete Guide to Bible Journaling by Joanne Fink & Regina Yoder. 2016. 176pp. 8.5"x11". Paper.
Discover a powerful new way to engage with Scripture through art in this inspirational guide to Bible Journaling. World renowned artist Joanne Fink, and her talented co-author Regina Yoder, explain the basics of this beautiful art form that connects faith with creativity. Learn about the wonderfully fulfilling benefits of Bible Journaling, and get helpful advice on choosing scripture and the types of Bibles and journals to use, plus how-to-do a variety of techniques which will allow you to express your faith in a creative manner. The how-to-section covers lettering, drawing, coloring, painting, embellishing with stamps, stickers and stencils, and so much more! Some of the worlds' leading Bible Journaling artists provide colorful examples and inspiration, including Shanna Noel, Rebekah R Jones, Valerie Wieners-Massie, Karla Dornacher, and many more.
B4176. Studio Handbook: Lettering & Design B4176. Studio Handbook: Lettering & Design by Samuel Welo. 2017 (1931). 232 pp. 4.75"x7.25". Softcover.
This beautifully designed little book reflects the elegance of the Art Deco period and will prove a useful and entertaining resource for modern typographers and graphic artists. In addition to demonstrating the appeal and effectiveness of great lettering, it abounds in material that designers can adapt - borders, ribbons, dingbats, rules, and more. Like the 1931 first edition, it is printed in two colors and graced with a decorative hardcover binding.
Reprint of the Frederick J. Drake & Co., Chicago, 1931 edition.
B4172. Drawing in Space / Furlonger B4172. Drawing in Space: The Art of Peter Furlonger. 2016. 52pp. 8.25"x11-3/8". Paper
Presents Furlonger’s intricate works of lettering on fine bowls, vases, plates, and cylinders, which are complex and colorful; his screen prints, where he takes inspiration from his 3-D works; and his stained glass windows, where lettering is a major focus. 44 full-color illustrations.
B4171. Divine Inspiration / Noad B4171. Divine Inspiration. Foreword by Timothy Noad. 2016. 52pp. 8.25"11-5/8". Paper
This full-color exhibit catalog features 86 pieces of letter art and illumination. The works are from Fellows of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators, along with a juried selection of pieces by lay members. A total of 52 scribes are represented. Some pieces are pure lettering, black on white. Others are filled with color. There are books and carved slate and other three-dimensional works along with the many works on paper, cloth, and vellum. The range of styles is wide, though in all legibility is a primary focus. The SSI celebrated its 95th year with this exhibit. This catalog is an issue of The Scribe.
B4170. Illuminating Wisdom / Hassed B4170. Illuminating Wisdom: Words of Wisdom, Works of Art by Craig & Deidre Hassed. 2017. 168pp. 8"x8". Hard
Brings art and wisdom together in a beautiful celebration of some of the world's most inspiring philosophical, spiritual and literary quotes. Approximately 80 quotes have been drawn from some of the great wisdom and literary traditions of both East and West, as well as from inspiring people throughout history noted for their practical wisdom. These quotes have been set to exquisite calligraphy by Deirdre Hassed in a range of styles, from the traditional to the contemporary, using many and varied techniques such as gilding, collage, work on glass, letterpress, and linoprinting.
B4161. All That Glisters / CLAS All that Glisters. 2012. 100pp. 7.5"x7.5". Paper
This beautiful catalog of CLAS's Living Letters IV exhibition features a juried selection of 96 works from nearly 60 scribes, including multiple works from Paul Eccles, Gaynor Goffe, Marlene Gray, David Harris, Dee Howley Gibbs, Lin Kerr, Susie Leiper, Linda Lewis, Patricia Lovett, Marion McKenzie, Janet Mehigan, Margaret Morgan, Timothy Noad, Mary Noble, Nancy Ouchida-Howells,Tom Perkins, Jan Pickett, Katharina Pieper, Alan Quincey, Jan Sambell, Cathy Staples, and Jan Turner. The works follow the title theme using gold leaf and color and/or text that refers to gold, the sun, light, and the like. There are both traditional and contemporary pieces and done with pens, brushes, and chisels.
B4156. Book of Puzzles and Enigmas, The / Mazza B4156. The Book of Puzzles and Enigmas by Fabrice Mazza and Sylvain Sylvain Lhullier. 2016. 160pp. 5.4"x8.6". Hardcover
The puzzles inside range from simple riddles to challenging logic puzzles that will have you scratching your head. But in addition to those amusements, the title of each of the 71 riddles starts with a nicely done, historiated initial letter (there are 18 different ones) and the tasteful pen and ink drawings that illustrate the mental task at hand are done in period style, including horn inkwells, quills, court jesters, a maiden in a castle tower, and the like. For those in the SCA and their kin, could this delightful book be too much fun?