Book: The Speedball Textbook

The 24th (100th anniversary) Edition

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The 24th Edition (100th Anniversary) of the Speedball Textbook;
Editors Angela Vangalis, Randall M. Hasson 


CELEBRATING 100 YEARS- Featuring 120 pages, the 24th edition of The Speedball Textbook represents a celebration of the 100th year anniversary of the first edition's debut. It is an indispensible companion to the new 25th Edition of the Speedball Textbook, which focuses on the best of contemporary calligraphy.

THE BEST CALLIGRAPHY RESOURCE - For artists and letterers of all ages and skill levels
EDITED BY WELL-KNOWN CALLIGRAPHERS - Featuring the vision of new co-editors, Angela Vangalis and Randall Hasson
ENHANCED CONTENT - Provides readers with instruction and inspiration for techniques and styles ranging from medieval to modern scripts
INSPIRATIONAL - Showcases the work of nearly 70 of the most well-known and well-respected modern-day scribes from around the world

120pp. Coil Bound
Signed by Randall M. Hasson
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Randall Hasson

Randall M. Hasson is an artist, calligrapher, instructor and speaker who has appeared on the faculty of over 25 Arts, Lettering Arts, and Educational Conferences in the United States, Canada and England. He is the author of articles on a variety of Art or Lettering Art related subjects and has appeared as a mainstage presenter and/or teacher with lecture topics covering Public Art, Art History, the Painting Process, Collaborative Art Projects, and the History of Writing including the recent invention of the ADLaM Alphabet in West Africa.

In 2015, he co-edited of the 24th (Centennial) Edition of The Speedball Textbook. In addition to a series of online workshops called Writing with a Bent Nib, Randall is currently writing and designing his forthcoming book Teaching America How to Letter – The Speedball Story, a history of commercial lettering and American show card writing in the 1900’s.