Speedball Textbook 21st Edition Author:Charles Stoner, Henry Frankenfield Lettering and calligraphy share the rare ability to function both beautifully and practically at the same time. The pleasure they give to those who create them and those who view them is great, while their uses are virtually unlimited. Once the only forms of written communication, traditional lettering and calligraphy now bring character and p... more »ersonality to communications of all types. In today's world, it is no wonder that these time-honored skills are enjoying renewed popularity everywhere.
The SPEEDBALL Textbook is, and has been since 1915, a resource manual and reference book for professionals and students alike. The alphabets it contains are classic. With this new 21st edition, we have not only included these classic forms, but we have enhanced them with fresh information and samples of current work by many of the most talented lettering artists and calligraphers.
It is our intent that this and future editions will help you expand your knowledge and skills, and continue to provide a source of inspiration and information to those in the lettering field as well as those who seek a creative and fulfilling pastime.« less