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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.
B4173. Hand Lettering 101 B4173. Hand Lettering 101: An Introduction to the Art of Creative Lettering. 2016. 112 pp. 10.5"x9.7". Hardcover spiral.
This book will guide you through each letter of the alphabet, go over the technique behind connecting letters, give tips on how to mix and match your fonts, and finally lead you to make six finished projects! This is an introduction, so no experience is needed! Chalkfulloflove was created to encourage, inspire and make you giggle, so just pour yourself a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and settle in to start your own unique, adorable lettering creations!
Hardcover, oversized gold wire-o binding and gold corner protectors; Step by step instructions on how to create various fonts and designs; Thick premium paper, perfect for lettering; Beautiful coffee table book and practical workbook
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.
B4169. Scripsit: Pens & Protocol: Vol. 2 (39.2) B4169. Scripsit 39.2: Pens & Protocol: The Calligraphy of Official Washington, Volume 2. 2016. 40pp. 8½" x 11". Paper
Features calligraphers who work for various governmental entities and the calligraphy they have produced: certificates and awards; invitations, menus, and place cards; greeting cards and other calligraphic ephemera. Includes White House calligraphers, Pat Blair, Debra Brown, and Becky Larimer; Sammy Little's work for presidential inaugural luncheons; the calligrapher to the Vice President, Lee Ann Clark; the State Department's calligrapher, Jennifer Nicholson; Marta Legeckis' work for the Department of the Interior; and Mohamed Zakariya's commission for President Obama of a Quran passage in Arabic to be given to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. In addition, there is a section on United States postal stamps, with lettering by Julian Waters, Jessica Hische, Michael Doret, and Zakariya.
B4168. Italic Calligraphy for School & Home /Dubay B4168. Italic Calligraphy for School & Home by Inga Dubay. 2016. 64pp. 8.5"x11". Paper.
First are nine pages for the teacher (or adult learner), explaining tools and materials, the mechanics of writing, how to experiment with an edged pen, classroom management, and the book's historical charts, along with simple projects and a glossary. The left-hand pages of the body of the book trace A-Z letterform development. The right-hand pages are work sheets (like the one shown below) and use a unique, gradual learning sequence of tracing and copying. The book ends with further work sheets and pages of guidelines.
B4167. Medieval Women / Jackson B4167. Medieval Women by Deirdre Jackson. 2015. 200pp. 9.2"x9.8". Hardcover
This compelling and richly illustrated book explores how women were perceived by others and how they saw themselves—as lovers, wives, mothers, intellectuals, women of God, and members of a vibrant and volatile society.
B4163. Calligraphy Magic / Buziak B4163. Calligraphy Magic: How to Create Lettering, Knotwork, Coloring and More by Cari Buziak. 2011. 128pp. 8.3"x10.8". Paper
First it covers tools and materials you'll need, and then it goes over basics of pen calligraphy, including pen angle and nib width. Next are exemplar alphabets with stroke direction and sequence (ductus) for Foundational, Carolingian, Italic (with plain and swash majuscules), Roman Caps, Uncial, Modern Half-Uncial (Book of Kells script), Gothic, Batarde, Lombardic Versals (two versions). You are introduced to Celtic knotwork, background patterns, and other decorative elements. Color basics follow with info on using watercolors and water-soluable colored pencils. 12 step-by-step projects follow, including wedding invitations, greeting cards, thank you notes, awards, and certificates, having you use the lettering skills you are learning. In the back there are pre-ruled guide sheets for each of the alphabets.
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.