B2831. Passion for the Pen: Artigas / Zoby B2831. A Passion for the Pen: The Art of Georgina Artigas
Edited by Brenda Casey Zoby. 2006. 64pp. 8.5" x11". Paper.
A collection of calligraphic jewels from Georgina's 50 years of creating beautiful letters. Includes 32 pages with pointed pen lettering: invitations, certificates & awards, logos, and 8 art pieces from the Calligrapher’s Engagement Calendars. She was a master with the broad edge pen, as well. The book displays many of her traditional American-style illuminated recognition/retirement/resolution scrolls. Born in Cuba, Artigas emigrated to the USA in the 60's and worked for the Ames & Rollinson Studio in NYC for nearly a decade before moving to Miami and setting up her own studio. 40 color plates. At this price, it should be in every point pen scribe's library.
B3189. South of France / Sara Midda Sara Midda's South of France: A Sketchbook.2008. 144pp. 5.4"x7.4". Hardcover
From Sara Midda, the miniaturist whose acclaimed In & Out of the Garden evoked all the pleasures of an English garden, comes a wondrous sketch book from a year spent in the South of France. An artist's personal journal carried everywhere and crammed with drawings and notions and thoughts both surprising and whimsical.