Rennie Mackintosh. London Underground. Neuland. Copperplate Gothic.
The Speedball A nib was developed in 1915 to hand letter styles like those above at smaller sizes. It allowed letterers to make strokes of a uniform width in any direction. Poster artists of the early 20th century depended on it for square-shaped monoline and bold, chunky styles.
Expand your repertoire beyond the traditional broad-edged nib
This is the second class in Randall’s Writing with a Bent Nib five-part series. Once you are familiar with its unique characteristics, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it!
Note that each class in the series is sold separately or you can also purchase all five classes at special bundle price ($450) OR pay in six monthly installments.