Speedball Textbook - 25th Edition
History, guidelines, and styles are all rolled into this retro-looking textbook for the aspiring calligraphist. Learn how to care for calligraphy tools, which materials to use for various styles, how to angle, slant, and space lettering, how to practice certain lettering styles following stroke order, how to scale design work manually, and more. The textbook is also rife with the history of Speedball and calligraphy and contains a great variety of lettering styles and uses made with all sorts of calligraphy tools for practice and inspiration. The book is written in a very factual manner, and does not have beginning instruction suitable for younger students - however, older students will likely appreciate the variety of lettering examples. 120 pgs. - Janine
A celebration of the 105th year anniversary of the first edition’s debut, the 25th edition of The Speedball Textbook represents the vision of new co-editors Suzanne Cunningham, Carl Rohrs & Sachin Shah and boasts a diversity of technique and instruction unmatched in quality, including over 25 pages of enhanced pointed pen content.
These materials span grades and include both instruction and practice.