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30 Rubber Stamps 

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FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS
Quotes & E-postcards

"The writing stops
but the
 meaning goes on; 
the brush has 
been put down
but the power
is unending." 
~Chinese Saying
 
 

If you have a talent,
use it 
in every which way possible. 
Don't hoard it.
Don't dole it out
like a miser. 
Spend it lavishly 
like a millionaire intent 
on going broke.
~Brendan Francis
 from:Teri Martin
free daily quotations
 
 

Tenderness and kindness are not signs 
of weakness and despair 
but manifestations 
of strength and resolution.
 ~Gibran, Kahil
 
 
 

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. 
Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
~Helen Keller
 
 

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
~Confucius
 
 

 I am always doing that which I cannot do, 
in order that 
I may learn how to do it.
~Pablo Picasso
 
 

"I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires." 
~ Kahlil Gibran
 
 
 

Each today, well-lived,
makes yesterday 
a dream of happiness 
and each tomorrow 
a vision of hope.

Look, therefore,
to this one day,
for it and it alone is life.
--Sanskrit  poem 
 
 

When you give of yourself, you receive more
than you give.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900-1944)
 
 

Risk more than others 
think is safe.
Care more than others 
think is wise.
Dream more than others think is practical.
Expect more than others think is possible.
--Cadet maxim
 
 

"Those who wish to sing always find a song."
 ~ Swedish proverb
 
 
 

"Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment."
 ~Lao-tzu 




















































 

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#21/December 2002
Christmas Links
 
 
Calligraphy by Country

UNITED KINGDOM 
CANADA  Links
AUSTRALIA LINKS
 

World Wide Scribes 

This month I share with you many websites from all over the world.
Even if you dont understand the language of these websites 
you can view the beautiful letterforms! 
We are all connected by our love of letters!

Calligraphy & Aviation
SKY HIGH ART/British Airways/article
Gottfried Pott/Gothic Calligraphy
Timothy O'Neill/Celtic
Yip Man-Yam/Hong Kong calligrapher
Typography
British Airways World Tails/photos M.Barth

 

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Calligraphy Sites 

 
  Calligraphy monuments in Europe

Mercator
Specializes in Italic script.It has a great "galerie"and Italic examplars many modules to view under 
"basiscurses"/"modules" 
Also excellent samples of 
historical italic script. 
...too bad I dont speak Dutch! 
Hopefully they will translate the 
site in English! 

Calligrafengilde
view the "Galery"
(or click menu on left) 
Very creative display of 
works by many scribes!

Gerda Heikoop, kalligraaf
very modern site,calligraphic & typo!

Parchment/Goat Skins
Henk de Groot/Holland

Mike Gills/Type,Graphics & Calligraphy/UK

Atelier Franz Wallner/German
Beautiful samples of Awards & Certificates

Hans Presto/Blam Design?Sweden
see his  vintage nibs/in english

Barbara Jupe/UK
Specializes in Illumination

Illuminations/Joseph Batlle/Spain

Karin Bauer/Germany
Bauer Design & Kalligrafie, 

Guide to Illumination/Glossary
by Michele Brown
 


John Stevens "New Works"

QuietFire Design & Lettering Art
Suzanne Cannon,B.C.,Canada 
Including Calligraphy,Rubberstamps & Bookbinding. 
Explore her galleries of beautiful work 
and teaching schedule.Suzanne publishes a free newsletter for her students. 

Bodleian Library/UK
List of manuscripts, arranged by century and country of origin: Magnificient!
3 size images to study..most beautiful Illuminated capitals & lettering!

Manuscript Collections/British Library/UK 
search tool for Mss
Permanent collections of Mss

The Cleveland Museum of Art/USA
manuscript leaves

The Schoyen Collection/Norway
 

 PenDance™ Maureen Vickery
Calligraphy & Engraving.

La Operina/1522
Ludovico Vicentino's Operina, which teaches writing of chancery script.
compiled by Gunnlaugur SE Briem
see hisBooks on letterforms for sale

Melissa Dinwiddie
Calligraphed Invitations &
Announcements/or Ketubah prints 

TreeWhispers/Calligraphy

Museum of Old Certificates

Calligraphy Plates/Platters/Anniversary & Wedding Gifts

Calligraphy Items &Gifts 

 Supplies 
  Book/Australia
MAPs Team publishes its first book
SIMPLE LETTERING
for Scrapbook and Journals

2003 Teri Martin Calendar Poster

2003 Maura Nolan Winkler  Calligraphic Calendar

An Elegant Hand/Penmanship Prints
An Elegant Hand/Book SALE

QuillSkill / Denis Brown /
CD Rom/Ireland
see the latest Summerset Studio article about Dennis

The Stencil Library/UK
Medieval & Celtic stencils and
 Calligraphic Proverbs and Quotations 

Stencils Letters & Numbers/UK

Lettering Stencils/Stencil Kingdom

QuietFire Rubberstamps/
Calligraphy by Suzanne Cannon 

Hand-lettered Adoption
and Family Poems 

Celtic Attic/Celtic Cross Wax Seal

Kalligrafiepostkarte/German
Peter Unbehauen 
great modern gothic lettering postcards,
and calligraphy workshops.

for kids:
The..World..of...Calli..&..Graphy

 Handwriting Worksheets

YoungMinds Handwriting Practice
print out practice sheets
/Donna Young org.
Cursive Letter Animations

Rosetta Stone Coloring Book

Scribblers/Calligraphy suppliesUK

Phillip Poole/Nibs/UK

Will's Quills/Australia/

NEW Paper & Arts 
Calligraphy Catalog USA

John Neal Bookseller/USA
Calligraphy & Book supplies


Calligraphy Magazine 

Oriental calligraphy supplies/ZenGifts

Dip Nib Pump Pen/Ackerman pens
 
 

Flax Art
Cynscribe Sponsor
Calligraphy Dip Pen Sets

Gift Wrap:

Chinese Calligraphy
Ornate Script Paper Set/Italy
Literary Lovers Paper Set/Medieval

Glass Ink Bottles

Paulus Swaen/SALE/Medieval Manuscripts

Holly Embossed Colored Foil 
Golden Heart Seal
Love Seal

Embossed gold foil envelope seals self-adhesive and available in capital

 letters A - Z

Feather Quill Pens
Nostalgic Impressions

Events , Exhibitions & Workshops 

 
 
Calligraphy Conference 2003
July 19-26,2003
A limited edition keepsake print will be included with all registrations
postmarked by January 15, 2003.

Letters of Joy/2003

CLAS UK/2003
Festival of Calligraphy
15th - 21st August 2003
 


 Thomas Ingmire/Workshops

San Diego Calligraphy Workshops
Past reviews/great images 

Camp Cheerio
 Calligraphy & Bookarts workshops

Paper & Book Intensive 2003

Peter Unbehauen /Northen Germany

Call for entries

 
  The Zapf Scholarship Fund
 

Mail your Calligraphic Alphabet Examplars 
to Somerset Studio Magazine
contact Sylvia Valle

Letter Arts Review's 2003 Annual
Entries must arrive by March 15, 2003 
INFO:Rose Folsom 
FolsomLAR@aol.com

The Written Word Remains
Lakewood Center for the Arts/2003
Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA 
special exhibition of calligraphic work 
Entry Deadline: Feb 14, 2003 

Purely Pencils/Contest/ Draw

World Handwriting Contest

MAGENTA's Scrapbooking Contest

The 2003 Guild of Book Workers
Exhibition

Typography &Computer Calligraphy 

 
  The November Alphabet
Subtitled Excursions into Character, this is an entirely different look at the alphabet. The typographical exercise
is extended by a creative literary 
extension of the images presented.
 

Zapfino Font used for "Cynscribe Newsletter" top Banner 

 Scripsit/ journal of the Washington
Calligraphers Guild .Excellent samples
of calligraphy and typography..
Past issues available for purchase 

 


a Book Jacket sample using
 Julian Waters Titling Type 

Celtic Knot Fonts/ClanBadge
Introducing a revolutionary new
way to create beautiful custom 
Celtic Knotwork on your computer!

Callifonts/Flaxart

Calligraphic Fonts/Fonts.com

WebLibris/bibliophily
A short history of Bibliophily,orArt and necessity.

Walden Fonts/
A brief history of Fraktur

Greeting Cards 

 
  Gallery of techniques/Coxes

Genuine Blanks
templates,blank cards,placecards etc..

Dragon Card Exchange/gallery

Paper Flair™ Christmas Card Kits 

Envelope Mall
Envelopes/Translucent,Metallic & Gold
 the Metallic Pearlescents are great!
Try your gel markers or Zig on them.

American Greetings Creatacard 
Hallmark Card Studio 2003

Flourished Bird Note Cards/Ziller

Wedding Card phrases/Edys

The New ZIG ZAG Greeting Card

Pink Pearls/Handmade cards/Scotland

Martha Stewart's Cards/kit

Aperture & blank cards/
Craft Creations/UK

Marie Paule's Hobby Hoekje/Holland
calligraphic greeting cards
 

Paper Arts & Book Arts 

Papers for your every need, fine stationery and al
  Memories Magenta Style
Beautiful papers
self adhesive Quick Frames™
see the techniques

Marco'sPaper/new items

The Paper Palette

Quick Tips for Scrapbookers
Family Tree Magazine

Cottage Papers/Nepal

 

The Paperwright 
paper making & bookbinding supplies

Days of the Handmade Book

What is Book Art? 

Susan Denniston/Stone Books

Andy English/Printmaker
Wood engravings & Bookplates
Article"how are wood engravings made?"

SALE/Parchment Blank Books/Flax Art

 

Invitations & Stationery 

 
 
USA ~ UK

Exclamation Invitations
letterpress printing

Deckled Vellum  NoteCards™ 

My personal artist/Michelle Bukutts
Original hand illustrated/painted Invitations & stationery cards.

Hand-painted wedding invitations / by Elaine Hasselbach

Nostalgic Paper Memories/Certificates

Papivore/NYC
Red Firenze Stationery
Red Season's Greeting Cards

   

Favorite Quotes Links 

  Heraldry & Genealogy
 
USACAN   ~ UK

Love Quotes/S.F.Heart

Albert Einstein Quotes

Benjamin Franklin's Thirteen Virtues.

Free online dictionary and thesaurus

The Grammar Lady.

Wishes ,Poems& Verses for Christmas/Cards
 


LAST Name Items 

A Coat of Arms Store/online

Saundra Diehl Family trees
Handpainted designs for wedding family trees

Family Tree of Life  Platter
The Clay Distelfink/hand calligraphed platter with family tree
Barnettes Books/Charts themes

Family Tree Throw 

Family Tree Ornament 

Genealogy Quilts

Heraldic Watches

   

Calligraphy Articles 

 
  The remarkable JC Ryan
"The Handless Penman" 
from the Penman Archives/Zanerian 

Dot-font: Seeing the Hand in Type 
by John D. Berry
Lettering artist Susan Skarsgard revealed how calligraphy and calligraphic type designs spring 
from the human hand. 

Ray Ritchie "Step-by-Step"
Creating Calligrapically-based Designs on the Computer

Writing as an art. /Lili C. Wronker

Freedom of the City Scroll
(for Hillary Clinton)by 
Valerie Dunleavy Design
 

University of Brighton/
School of Design/UK

The Visual Telling of Stories

look under "C" for Calligraphy

Using Calligraphy/BBC article

Rosetta Stone at the British Library

The acquisition of handwriting
in the UK
Tom Davis,Birmigham University
 

Rubberstamping  

 
  nOw Scrapbooks & Rubber Stamps
CANADIAN source for memory craft items

Faux Antiqued Tooled Copper Tiles/tutorial

Stamping/Papermaking lessons/
 Coxes/Rubb & Buff Recipe

Debbie Bolduc/
illustrator/rubberstamps

Alphabet Explorations
Using One Letter

 


Artisan's Choice/
Create your own Kits
mention Cynscribe,thanks!

Rubber Stamping Techniques, Tips

Pen Nib Background Rubberstamp

Stamping Around Japan with Emmy Good

Rubberstamp FUN
supplies online

   

Related Tools Tips & Links  

 Art Links & Guilds
  Promospec/Wax Works
WaxSeals
custom made,quantities available 

Magenta Pewter Stickers

or Pewter Letters/BonnIdee

Holiday Personalized Ribbon
at Martha Stewart

Golden Paints

 Rapid Resizer software. 

Renaissance Punches/Emagination Crafts

Wallpaper/Festive images/HGTV

 

Art Cyclopedia

The Muse/ArtZine

SAA - The society for all artists 

THE ARTS CHANNELS / LES CHAÎNES DES ARTS

Teaching Art -
Art Instruction on Video

Celtic Studies Association of North America (CSANA) 

Magazines & Publications/links
Art Marketing

B17.COM/Art Galore
 

 

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