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B4082. 100 Illustrated Bible Verses
B4082. 100 Illustrated Bible Verses: Inspiring Words. Beautiful Art. 2015. 208pp. 6"x6". Paper

Combines the timeless words of the Bible with lettering and illustration in a variety of contemporary “hand-done” styles from 25 artists. It’s a vibrant way to experience the living word. The verses are drawn from seven translations (including the New International Version, The New Revised Standard Version, and The King James Bible) and arranged in order, beginning with Genesis 1:1. These selections include some of the most meaningful passages of the Old and New Testament.

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B4152. A Show of Hands Program
B4152. A Show of Hands Program. 2016. 32 pp. 8.5"x11". Paper.

This gem is the Faculty Listing for A Show of Hands International Conference 2016. Each instructor has one page with a short bio and several images of their work. This is one to buy for the eye candy!

Faculty includes:Elmo van Slingerland, Joyce Teta, Christopher Haanes, Nancy Culmone, Carol DuBosch, Pat Blair, Gemma Black, Carl Rohrs, Yves Leterme, Massimo Polello, Georgia Angelopoulos, Yukimi Annand, Peter Thornton, Jurgen Vercaemst, Suzanne Moore, Anne Cowie, Mike Gold, Judy Melvin, Randall Hasson, Mark Otis, Rosie Kelly, Pamela Paulsrud, Dan Essig, Paul Herrera, Cherryl Moote and Sharon Zeugin.

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B2926. Alphabet Stories: (Zapf) A Chronicle of Technical Developments
B2926. Alphabet Stories: A Chronicle of Technical Developments by Hermann Zapf. 2007. 7.25x11. 150pp. Hardcover.

Zapf provides us with an illustrated story of his life with letters: pen drawn, metal type, and computer programs and pixels, from the early 20th century through 2006. Masterfully printed in color on an uncoated cream-colored paper, Alphabet Stories includes the illustrated narrative, a plate section, a selected bibliography, and a postscript by David Pankow, curator of the Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic
Arts Collection, which maintains one of the most comprehensive American archives of Zapf’s work. Designed by Hermann Zapf. Blue cloth with HZ monogram on cover. Set in Palatino Nova and Palatino Sans. 96 color illustrations. No dust jacket.

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B3958. Art Made From Books / Heyenga
B3958. Art Made from Books: Altered, Sculpted, Carved, Transformed. Edited by Laura Heyenga. 2013. 176pp. 7.25"x9.25". Hardcover

Some book artists use the mass-produced printed book as their basic material. They cut, carve, stack, and stitch unwanted books to produce original and compelling works. This definitive collection ranges from whimsical pop-up landscapes to powerful sculptures. More than 200 photographs.

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B4149. Australian Artists Books / Selenitsch
B4149. Australian Artists Books by Alex Selenitsch. 2009. 121pp. 8.75"x9". Paper

Respected Melbourne-based poet and architect Alex Selenitsch provides an informative examination of the entire collection of artists' books held by the National Gallery of Australia, highlighting 20 books from the collection. Includes over 135 illustrations and discussions of artists' books by Ian Burn, Robert Jacks, Bea Maddock, and Mike Parr. The author also provides an in-depth analysis of works by 16 other artists.

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B4060. Bowl of Olives, A / Midda
B4060. A Bowl of Olives: On Food and Memory by Sara Midda. 2014. 128pp. 5.5"x7.5". Hardcover

Sara Midda is a watercolorist whose delicate and beautiful paintings shine like jewels, evoking the sweet purple of a blackberry or the silvery greens and gnarled burnt umber of an olive grove. She is a collagist, weaving together photographs, line drawings, her personal swatches—all the hues of a spice cabinet, or the sensations of a picnic, the colors of the breeze, sunshine, laughter, the cooling grass. And a she is poet, in love with words that sing, like podding and wicker, nettle and snug. Sara Midda is the author of In & Out of the Garden and South of France.

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B4015. Brushstroke and Free-Style Alphabets / Solo
B4015. Brushstroke and Free-Style Alphabets by Dan X. Solo. 108pp. 8.25"x11". Paper

This book provides 100 outstanding brushstroke and freestyle alphabets in one easy-to-use volume. Use these as model alphabets for brush writing or, as Mike Kecseg recommends, for the pointed pen.

The emphasis is on freestyle, while the fonts take on a diversity of form: upright, lightface, Japanesque, slanting, bold, delicate, even, uneven, Hinduesque, thick, straightforward, informal, and many more. Includes number sets and special symbols.

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B4076. Complete Book of Chalk Lettering, The / McKeehan
B4076. The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering: Create and Develop Your Own Style by Valerie McKeehan. 2015. 176pp. 8"x10". Hardcover

In over 60 lessons, learn the ABCs of lettering (literally) and basic styles: serif, sans serif, and script. Next, how to lay out a design, combine various styles into one cohesive piece, and add shadows and dimension. Master more advanced letter styles, from faceted to ribbon to “vintage circus.” Use banners, borders, flourishes. And finally, 12 projects to show off your newfound skills: including a Winter Wonderland Snow Globe; a smartphone-themed birthday card to text friends and family; a one-of-a-kind party invitation to create, photograph, and mail; and a bake sale sign guaranteed to put everyone who sees it in the mood for a cupcake!

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B4097. Complete Calligraphy Skills / Lunniss
B4097. Complete Calligraphy Skills by Vivien Lunniss. 2015. 192 Pages. 7.75"x9". Paper

Provides step-by-step instruction along with online tutorials that expand on the content of the book, making this one of the most comprehensive and user-friendly calligraphy manuals available. Inside, readers will find a history of calligraphy, from its early beginnings to its 21st-century revival; the essential tools and materials needed to get started; an overview of the basic principles, letter parts and weights, pen angle, and more; and exercises for 20 fonts, from Uncials and Anglo-Saxon scripts, to Roman capitals, Gothic, and even modern, freeform, drawn lettering. More than 300 full-color illustrations.

The online movie tutorials highlight the key alphabet styles and can be accessed through QR codes and URLs and will demonstrate how each letter is created. More than 300 full-color illustrations.

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B4011. Cutting into the Workshop / Hoare, Kindersley, Sherwood
B4011. Cutting into the Workshop by Lottie Hoare, Lida Lopes Cardozo Kindersley, and Thomas Sherwood. 2013. 136pp. 5"x7.5". Paper

Tells the story of David Kindersley and his workshop, from his youth and apprenticeship with Eric Gill through his remarkable work into the second half of the 20th century.

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