How to Master the Art of Calligraphy Joanne Wasserman has been professionally engaged in original art, custom art services, and graphic design since 1979, when she opened Wasserman Design in Washington, DC, as a studio business. Joanne was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design Calligraphy, drawing, painting, and graphic design are bedrock art realms that Wasserman uses interchangeably to explore diverse subjects material and create original formations of content and imagery.
More Gothic Writing: Capital Gothic Letters A-Z The CAPITAL gothic writing tutorial below is presented from A-Z – assuming you already know how to manipulate a calligraphy pen for lower-case gothic letters. If not, you may want to try out some of the other Gothic pages first ... Helpfully, the following particular gothic alphabet contains many similar forms, so once you've learned one letter, chances are you'll find others easier.
Text-Converted Documents - Page 1 Text-Converted Documents Page 1 Scanned from personal letters, rare books and vintage penmanship magazines, within these documents you will find a wealth of information on calligraphy, engrossing, the history of American Penmanship, and Master Penmen from the past. You may want to do a "Search" if you are looking for something specific. All of these documents are Adobe PDF files. If you find these materials useful, and would like to support the organization that makes this site possible, please consider joining IAMPETH or making a donation. How to Improve Your Writing Skills – Johnny Lists by Johnny Webber 1. Read. Final Marks Since it was produced in 1978, Final Marks has become a classic documentary about lettercutting, in both monumental inscriptions and on gravestones. The filmmakers were given complete access over a two year period to the work of the craftsmen of the John Stevens Shop in Newport, Rhode Island, the oldest business in the United States still in continuous operation in the same colonial building. It chronicles the work of John ‘Fud’ Benson, then the owner and principal designer, and, arguably, one of the most accomplished letter cutters in the world, as he and his colleagues lay out and then execute the inscriptions on the then unfinished East Building of the National Gallery in Washington, D.C., designed by I.M.
45+ Exceptionally Useful Free Handwritten Fonts Should Handwritten Fonts be used in web design? For quite some time companies and governments have been working hard to make daily life things available as digital services in whatever way possible to speed processes up and cut costs. At the same time most communication takes place on digital channels by sending emails, chatting, electronic orders, paying online, doing banking online…well almost anything goes on the line today. Sending a good old snail mail letter is still possible but not that popular really. Even on vacations we are not offline and stick to digital channels, keep the blog updated with “near real time images and stories.
Hints and Tips - Ziller Inks Hints & Tips on Ziller Inks Diluting Ziller Ink Just wanted to share with you some information and insights we have come across. Vivian decided to "study" the new Ziller Ink - Glossy Black a bit more. We were interested in knowing about how much we could dilute the ink with distilled water, and what effect would there be on the quality of hairlines and color density while using several different pen points. Write Well Watch Video Why Google Translate Doesn't Translate Posted: August 25, 2015 in Writing Fundamentals Instructor: Watch Video Editing Sentences Using the Paramedic Method Posted: August 24, 2015 in Writing Fundamentals Instructor: Dr. Britt Abel Watch Video The Secret Code of Citing Sources Posted: August 24, 2015 in Writing Fundamentals Instructor: Ginny Heinrich Watch Video What's In a Prompt? Posted: August 24, 2015 in Writing Fundamentals Instructor: Dr. Britt Abel Watch Video Why Write Well? Posted: June 16, 2015 in Writing Fundamentals Instructor: Stephen Smith Watch Video Topic Sentences Posted: February 10, 2015 in Writing Fundamentals Instructor: Dr.
Lessons - Getting Started Lessons in Calligraphy and Penmanship Getting Started with the Oblique Pointed Pen Welcome to the IAMPETH Lessons pages. Here you will find a wealth of material for learning calligraphy and penmanship. Cursive handwriting, Ornamental Penmanship, Copperplate, Spencerian script - we have lessons on these and much more. If you find these materials useful, and would like to support the organization that makes this site possible, please consider joining IAMPETH or making a donation. Documents marked with an * are Adobe PDF documents (download free Adobe Reader)
Learn Calligraphy from a teacher of the art of fine handwriting Welcome to Chuck McGavren's web site celebrating the art of fine handwriting. Learn how to be a real calligrapher over the internet. Just get a calligraphy pen, some scratch paper and practice. In no time you will get requests to letter certificates, address envelopes, write special messages and prepare poetry and other items fine enough for framing. Now, it's time to learn one of the fastest ways to make your handwriting more interesting. Beautiful Handwriting, Lettering and Calligraphy - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Handwriting seems to have lost some of its attraction over the last years. Nobody writes beautiful handwritten letters, and uses digital means of communication with smileys, abbreviations and standard lettering instead. And that’s a pity.
The British Library Digital Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts You can • perform a quick search (this searches for a word or number in all sections of each catalogue entry, including images); • perform a simple search using keywords and dates; • look for information about a particular manuscript if you know its collection name and manuscript number; • perform an advanced search using different types or combinations of information; • explore the virtual exhibitions of various aspects of the British Library's western illuminated manuscript holdings; and • check the illustrated glossaries of terms. • download digital images for further reuse such as in educational contexts, placing on your blog or sharing with others. Please see guidance notes on Access and Reuse. Updated 15 January 2016. Please note that cataloguing of manuscripts in the Additional collection is in progress, and that manuscripts in the Cotton collection are not yet included in the Catalogue.
Textmanuscripts This is a fine example of a writing-master’s manuscript copy-book; two of the samples are signed by Pierre Ioosten en Hanna, and many are dated 1630 and 1633. Included are twenty-six full-page writing samples, copied on the recto only, which display the writing-master’s equally virtuosic skill in handling numerous different types of scripts in several languages, as well as elaborate initials and other decorative pen-work. This represents the rare opportunity to acquire a copy-book by an expert scribe and artist who is apparently otherwise undocumented. PROVENANCE1. Amazing work of Irina Vinnik If you haven’t already looked at her other work, click here. Below is a collection of her sketchs from her infamous sketchbook. Enjoy!