NANCY SHARON COLLINS, STATIONER & CENTER FOR THE LETTERING ARTS this Saturday @ New Orleans Book Fair

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Including little press proofs of vintage, hand engraved dies, prints of hand-lettered alphabets and original poetry as well as demonstrations of hand engraving by the Center for the Lettering Arts at Mystic Blue Signs.

Our table will be at Lazziza, 2106 Chartres Street, from about 10:00am to 6:00pm.

Yvette Rutledge, master typographer, sign painter and, you guessed it engraver, will be demonstrating the unbelievable art of engraving with nothing but a piece of copper and a graver.

I'll have specimens from my archives and a slideshow on my computer of fantastic engraved works of type from the Harry Ransom Center, including pieces from George Bickham, the elder's "Museum of Arts" where he went wild and crazy with his art (the graver).

http://www.nolabookfair.com/
http://www.angelfire.com/planet/mysticbluesigns/
http://www.nancysharoncollinsstationer.com/

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