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LR33-3. Letter Arts Review Vol. 33, No. 3
Letter Arts Review Vol. 33, No. 3

Editor's letter: The disappearing vernacular
Unfettered letters


Featuring Brenda Walton, Josias Scharf,
Anne Moore, Laura Wait, Julien Breton,
Hassan Massoudy, Randall Slaughter,
Pamela Paulsrud, Yani Arabena and Guille
Vizzari, and Silvia Cordera Vega

By Mike Gold

Florilegium: A gallery of lettering inspired by nature and the garden
By Christopher Calderhead

Look inside this issue (cover, table of contents, selected pages). This is a large file and may take some time to load.


Your Price $14.50
H133. Moblique Pastel Dual Penholder
H133. Moblique Pastel Dual Penholder

Moblique Dual Penholder is a budget straight & oblique penholder designed by Luis Creations. It has a compartment to hold nibs inside the body.

Choose from five colors (as shown, top to bottom):
English Rose
Dead Sea Clay
Mint Leaf
Purple Sand
Blue Coral

Also available in five Metallic finishes: see item H134.

Click HERE for a video showing how to adjust the Moblique for different nibs.


Your Price $9.90 $9.23
B4174. Spencerian Script & Ornamental Penmanship, V1 / Sull
B4174. Spencerian Script and Ornamental Penmanship, Volume One by Michael Sull. (1989) 2019. 218pp + three guideline sheets. 8.25"x11". Spiral-bound.

Free Media Mail Shipping within the US.

This instructional manual, written by world-renowned master penman Michael Sull, is available again in a black-and-white reprint. It provides thorough instruction in Spencerian Script, covering equipment and tools and providing letter-by-letter instruction for lowercase and capital letters, over seventy-five fully illustrated pages. Sull also discusses early penmanship in America, the advent of the steel pen, and the development of the Spencerian System of penmanship by Platt Rogers Spencer and the Palmer system of handwriting that followed. You learn of the styles of penmanship: Spencerian Script, Ornamental Penmanship, Signature Writing, and Business Writing, as well as a number of novelty scripts. In addition, there is a chapter on the Golden Age of Penmanship that presents the master penman of the past, starting with P.R. Spencer and his descendants and including a penman's hall of fame that includes, Bloser, Luper, Madarasz, and Zaner.

Chapters: Penmanship in a New Land, Styles of Penmanship, Equipment and Tools, Technique, The Lowercase Letters, The Capital Letters, Signature Writing, The Golden Age of Ornamental Penmanship
Appendices: Patent for Mordan & Brockendon's Oblique Penholder Design, The Poetry of Platt Rogers Spencer, Frances B. Courtney's "Lessons in Dashy Writing"
Biographical Profiles: Paul H. O'Hara, Isaac Weldon Bullock, David P. Fairbanks, Michael Sull




Your Price $55.00
B4123. Lines to Live By / Gold
B4123. Lines to Live By: Thoughts on being a 21st-century calligrapher by Mike Gold. 2016. 32pp. 8"x8". Paper

Commercial artist and lettering designer Mike Gold shares his thoughts on making contemporary lettering, accompanied by 44 beautiful, full-color examples of his calligraphic compositions.


Your Price $15.00


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