10 jan 12 @ 1:59 pm gmt
2 jan 12 @ 11:21 am gmt
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!
to one and all.
Welcome to 2012!!
new year and I am already find some new books that will be of interest to the world wide calligraphic communities that we
serve from this site.
To be added to the site over the next few days is a new book from Margaret Shepherd entitled
Learn World Calligraphy and enables you to discover African, Arabic, Chinese, Ethiopian Greek, Hebrew, Indian, Japanese, Korean,
Mongolian, Russian, Thai and Tibetan Calligraphy and much more... covering the history and calligraphic styles this book is
an eye-opener to World Calligraphy.
Also available soon is new book by Rosemary Sassoon on Marion Richardson,
her life and contribution to handwriting. Using a informal hand Influenced by Edward Johnston, Marion produced two handwriting
schemes the first of which was the Dudley Writing Cards. Later, after studying young children's hands and how they moved,
she developed her letter forms to work for them. These were the basis of her copy books published in 1935 called Writing and
There is also a new Eleanor Winters book available titled Italic and Copperplate Calligraphy
- The basics and beyond.
Hopefully I will have managed to learn how to use my new printer wit scanning and OCR
capabilities this week so that I can get the books loaded.
Best wishes to one and all for 2012