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Here’s hoping that all those of you that celebrate Christmas have had a great time and are now looking forward to a great New Year and that all others are well and happy and looking forward to the next 12 months.

It looks as though it is going to be another great year for calligraphers and I am already aware of some new books that are to be released in the first half of 2011:

·         Great Britian’s Gilly Hazeldine’s first publication goes under the titled – CONTEMPORARY CALLIGRAPHY: HOW TO USE FORMAL SCRIPTS TODAY is scheduled to be released early in the 2nd Quarter.

·         Eleanor Winters has a new ITALIC COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY book coming out within the first half of the year.

·         There is a new book that will soon be available from the Austrilian Society of Calligraphers called WORDSWORK – CALLIGRAPHY AND LETTERING ART OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND and I am really looking forward to receiving my copies of that book and making it available to you over the next few weeks.

·         …and there is a strong rumour that Finland’s Veiko Vespersaks has  a new book due out in the first half of 2011 too.

I am planning to add all major calligraphy events world-wide to my site over the next few months and, although I have information about many of the UK’s events, I would appreciate your input for information for other parts of the world.

Finally, please check out these other amazing publications for 2010…

Just my Type - a book about fonts  by Simon Garfield

Calligraphic Symphonies by Gottfied Pott

The latest book in the Saint John’s Bible series Historical Books.

An Annotated Capital. by Lida Lopes Cardozo Kindersley, …

Shapes for Sounds (cowhouse) by Timothy Donaldson

Digital Expressions by Susan Tuttle

Calligraphy – A book of Contemporary Inspiration by Denise Lach

Rebound – creating books from recycled materials by Jeannine Stein

Bookbinding – a Step by Step Guide by Kathy Abbot

Books Unbound by Michael Jacobs

Mexican Blackletter by Cristina Paoli

1 jan 11 @ 3:43 pm gmt

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