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The Complete Engraver free pdf The Complete Engraver is a guide to the history and etiquette of engraved social stationery in America. It is the first trade book to explore engraving as a craft and venerable art form, its aesthetic traditions, and its new visual possibilities. The book is illustrated with gorgeous, original specimens of social stationery, calling cards, and monograms, and includes an instructional section that walks the reader through the engraving process and the steps required to commission engraving work today. Introductory contributions by Ellen Lupton, graphic designer, educator, and author, and Marjorie B. Cohn, internationally recognized print history expert and Curator of Prints, Emerita, Harvard University Art Museums, round out the book. Additional bonus: Two digital fonts created by the well known font company Monotype and based on engraver's style typefaces will be available for free readers of the book (through a web link or similar).

About Nancy Sharon Collins

Nancy Sharon Collins is a typographer, print history scholar, partner in Collins, LLC, AIGA New Orleans director of special projects and a member of adjunct faculty at Loyola University, New Orleans. She maintains three blogs and her own website. Collins owned and operated the graphic design studio Nancy Feldman in New York City from 1978 to 2004. Clients included Williams Sonoma, Waterford, Wedgwood, Clinique, Prescriptives, Revlon, Charles of the Ritz, Curve fragrance, the Metropolitan Opera Shop and the Museum of Modern Art.

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Author : Nancy Sharon Collins
Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
Data Published : 01 September 2012
ISBN : 1616890673
EAN : 9781616890674
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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