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B4210. Copperplate Script: A Yin & Yang Approach / Antonio B4210. Copperplate Script: A Yin & Yang Approach by Paul Antonio. 2018. 132pp. 8.5"x11". Spiral-bound.
Introductory price $29.95 with free media mail shipping (USA only).
Renowned calligrapher Paul Antonio presents his new approach to teaching Copperplate. He explains the structure of the script in detail, so you know the hows and whys of the letter shapes. You won’t just copy exemplar letters; you will understand them. And understanding speeds learning and allows mastery.
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B4227. Colour & Curves / Young B4227. Colour and Curves: A Pilot Parallel Pen Workbook by Alice Young. 2018. 76pp. 8.5"x11" Paper.
Thoroughly covers the Parallel Pen and its use, including 16 pages of ink options, from Pilot cartridges to metallic inks. You learn how the pen writes through fun, non-letterform exercises. The last section is Blackletter instruction, with exemplars and exercise pages. Even if this hand is not your thing, this beautiful book belongs in your studio if you own a Parallel Pen. Full-color throughout.
The book includes a bonus pack of single sheets of the 16 exercise pages from the book!
Among a range of other papers, Gilbert Bond is highly recommended on page 48 of this book. Unfortunately, manufacturers change papers without notice. While this paper is still great with most all inks, it is not really suitable for the various colors of Pilot Parallel Pen cartridge ink. You should explore the other papers mentioned on that page of the book. The JNB Graph Pads (P21 & P22) also work well with Parallel Pen ink as does the JNB practice pads (P25 & P22). The bonus pack of single sheets is printed on the paper used in these pads.
B4242. 100 Days of Lettering / Roeder B4242. 100 Days of Lettering: A Complete Creative Lettering Course by Jay Roeder. 2018. 208pp. 8.5"x10". Paper
With 100 exercises divided into ten sections, this workbook offers a fun and friendly way to improve your lettering techniques every day. Each section focuses on building a particular skill or exploring a design application. Learn how to form letters, pair different lettering styles, and design motivational quotes. As you work on these beautiful full-color pages, featuring the striking artwork of author and illustrator Jay Roeder, you'll find plenty of ideas and encouragement to help you develop your own unique style.
B4229. Copperplate Calligraphy Workbook / di Piazza B4229. Copperplate Calligraphy: A Pointed Pen Workbook by Laura di Piazza. 2017. 24pp. 8.5"x11".
Learn or improve your pointed pen calligraphy with this easy-to-use workbook. This workbook contains traditional calligraphy guidelines that include ascender lines, waistlines, baselines, X-height, descender depth lines and slant lines.
For each of the lowercase letters, capitals, and numbers, this copybook-style workbook provides a model letter with ductus (stroke direction and sequence) in black, letters to trace over in gray, and then space to practice the letter freehand. The letters are presented in alphabetical order. Great for practice in conjunction with other instructional resources.
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.
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. Includes chapters on sexuality, marriage, motherhood, learning, prayer, partronage, and work.
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.
B4145. Illuminated Letters Sketchbook / Sullivan B4145. Illuminated Letters Sketchbook by Jane Sullivan. 2016. 160pp. 6.3"x8.5". Hardcover
Learn how to illuminate your writing like the scribes of the past! Bring letters to life with plant and animal motifs, swirling vines and leaves, graceful arabesques and flourishes, fantastical imagery, and more. Draw creatures cavorting across the page as Gothic illuminators did or create the knotwork seen in famous Celtic manuscripts. Step-by-step tutorials, tips for creating striking effects, and blank letterforms you can illuminate yourself make this the perfect modern-day guide to the medieval art of beautiful writing. The book contains space on pages for the artist to create their own letters right inside the book (the pages are printed with a light blue graph).
Includes an elegant spring-green ribbon bookmark with which to keep your place.