Book: Lettering of the Silent Film Era

A study of the hand lettering of the Silent Movie era.

Lettering of the Silent Film Era

This original research is from the Vintage Styles section of a 5-part class series titled Writing with a Bent Nib.
 It is a study of the hand lettering of the Silent Movie era. It contains background, history and source documentation as well as an analysis of multiple examples of inter-title lettering.

80 Pages; Full color
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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.