Calligraphy: A Scribe's Notes Art Blog
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I made this short video for one of my on-line students and then thought others might fid it helpful also. I welcome any comments or suggestions.
I get some pretty unusual and interesting calligraphy jobs. This one in particular is the numbering of 200 limited edition books. The 750 pounds of text blocks were shipped to a paper marbler for the fly leaves and edge marbling and that's where I come in. Chena River Marblers is a couple, Dan and Regina St.John in Amherst MA that has been producing some of the finest marbled papers and fabrics, for decades. The first two books were numbered by someone who was no longer available, so the publisher asked Regina and Dan if they knew anyone who could do the job. How handy, I'm in the next town. This book is the third in a series of five. The first two books were numbered in black Copperplate and they wanted the rest of the books to follow suit… Continue reading… 5 comments