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Beautiful Blackletter: Fraktur Variations

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Beautiful Blackletter: Fraktur Variations – Julian Waters

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  • Largest Pilot Parallel pens (FP67)
  • Largest Speedballs (C-0,C-1,C-2) or equivalent Mitchell, Brause etc. (N09, N04, N02)
  • Large poster pens (1/2 – 3/4″) e.g. Coit, Horizon etc. (N27)
  • Good layout paper, at least 14" x 17″, & your other favorite papers! (P09)
  • Higgins Eternal black ink or other good non waterproof ink (please test for bleeding before workshop.) (I08)
  • White color such as Dr Martins Bleed Proof White or Pro White (I38)
  • Some dark colored papers
    • No Recommended Books.
      Julian will provide detailed handouts for his classes. While no books are required for these classes, he highly recommends these books for all scribes.
      • B2982. John Stevens SCRIBE: Artist of the Written Word.
      • B2769. Foundations of Calligraphy by Sheila Waters.
      Julian is one on the contributors to:
      • B4030. The Eternal Letter: Two Millennia of the Classical Roman Capital edited by Paul Shaw.
      • B4087. The Speedball Textbook.


      B4030. Eternal Letter, The / Shaw
      B4030. The Eternal Letter: Two Millennia of the Classical Roman Capital edited by Paul Shaw. 2015. 264pp. 9.125"x11.5". Hardcover.

      Click the image for a preview of the book.

      *Free Media Mail Shipping (USA only). Media Mail takes 2 to 3 weeks depending upon location.*

      This is a lavishly illustrated examination of the enduring influence of the classical Roman capital letter. Its chapters - by highly regarded practitioners in the fields of typography, lettering, and stone carving - discuss the subtleties of the classical letterforms, different iterations of it over the years, and the work of famous typographers and craftsmen. Contributors include John E. Benson, Nicholas Benson, Matthew Carter, Ewan Clayton, Lance Hidy, Jost Hochuli, Jonathan Hoefler, Richard Kindersley, Scott-Martin Kosofsky, Gerry Leonidas, Martin Majoor, Steve Matteson, James Mosley, Tom Perkins, Yves Peters, Werner Schneider, Paul Shaw, Julian Waters, Maxim Zhukov.




      Your Price $55.95

      B4087. Speedball Textbook 24th Edition / Vangalis Hasson
      B4087. The Speedball Textbook edited by Angie Vangalis and Randall Hasson. 24th ed. 2015. 120pp. 8-7/8"x 5.5". Paper, wire bound.

      Free Media Mail Shipping (USA only). Media Mail takes 2 to 3 weeks depending upon location.

      A worthy manual with exemplars and examples by nearly 70 leading calligraphers. This new edition features a lay-flat spiral binding, more pages of instruction and alphabets (medieval to modern), and inspiring examples of calligraphy in use. For beginner through advanced. The best book if you want to explore broad edge styles. Not recommended for pointed nib styles.
      The Speedball Textbook was first published in 1915.

      Customers outside the USA

      For shipping via SURFACE mail see B4087-SURFACE

      For AIRMAIL shipping to CANADA see B4087-CANADA

      For AIRMAIL with insurance shipping to other countries see B4087-AIRMAIL



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