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Charles Pearce

Calligrapher and painter, b. 1943, Birmingham, UK. He made several calligraphic fonts: Cantabria (first developed at Camberwell School of Art and loosely based on the work of poet and artist, David Jones), Daniel, Fiorentina, Helena, Penkridge, Ullswater (brush script), Umbria (classic calligraphy). Corporate/custom typefaces: RKO Century Warner, Guinness (Cranks Health Foods font redesign). Author of these books:

  • Calligraphy, The Art Of Fine Writing (1975). Published by Cumberland Graphics division of British Pens as part of the Penstyle Calligraphy Set.
  • Lettering, The Art Of Calligraphy (1978). Published by Platignum as part of their Lettering Set.
  • Italic Writing (1979). Published by Platignum as part of their Italic Handwriting Set.
  • A Young Person's Guide to Calligraphy (1980). Published by Pentalic as part of A Young Person's Calligraphy Starter Set.
  • A Little Manual of Calligraphy (1981). Published by Wm. Collins (worldwide) and Taplinger (USA).
  • A Calligraphy Manual for the Beginner (1981). Published by Pentalic as part of the Pentalic Introductory Calligraphy Course.
  • The Calligraphy Sampler (1985). Published by Wm. Collins.
  • The Anatomy of Letters (1987). Published by Taplinger.

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