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Ornamental Freebies

I think my all-time favorite collection of anything is my library of rare commercial art books, which include such things as early 1900s jewelry engraving instructional guides.From them I pulled some fantastic ornamental illustrations and Alphabets out to share with … Read more

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Counting and the Alphabet

These wonderful images were taken from turn-of-the-century children’s encyclopedias. Click on the images for free PDF downloads. What will you make with them?

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I’ve hand-lettered professionally my entire career. Not to be confused with calligraphy, as used on invitations and such, but for commercial use, usually one or a few words worked into ad headlines, album covers, logos, slogans, etc. Lately I’ve become … Read more

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