Engelbrecht, Lisa. Modern Mark Making: From Classic Calligraphy to Hip Hand-Lettering. Quarry: Quayside. 2008. c.160p. illus. ISBN 978-1-59253-419-7. $24.99. CRAFTS
This book takes the conventions of traditional calligraphy and applies them to contemporary graphics. Along with some original alphabets, lettering artist Engelbrecht introduces her collection of alternative writing tools used for special effects. Well illustrated with examples by the author and others, this is a good source of ideas and techniques for professionals and hobbyists alike. A good selection for general craft or graphic arts collections. -- Library Journal, Oct 15, 2008
About the Author
Lisa Engelbrecht (Long Beach, CA) is a lettering artist and was an instructor of calligraphy at Cerritos College in Norwalk, California, where she instituted a Certificate in Calligraphy. She teaches workshops and classes around the country specializing in lettering on fabric and alternative surfaces, experimental lettering and the creative process.