Monday, 29 October 2012

Display Gothic

From the Speedball Textbook for Pen and Brush Lettering, 18th ed., 1960.

Speedball

From the Speedball Textbook for Pen and Brush Lettering, 18th ed., 1960.

Sunday, 28 October 2012

Inline Type

A lovely display typeface which will be a doddle to recreate in Illustrator. From Lettering for Brush and Pen by Walter T. Foster. Undated.

Saturday, 27 October 2012

Solomon's Seal

Nifty little trick by Len J. Sewell from the Abracadabra Christmas Special, 1947.
Almost impossible with A4 but seems to work perfectly with tabloid newspaper.

Monday, 22 October 2012

Fishnets

From Show, December 1956.

Jennie Lee

Jennie Lee in the Cabaret Yearbook, undated.

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Figure Eight


Figure Annual, Volume 8. Photography by Keith Bernard. Unknown year.

Sunday, 14 October 2012

Sons and Daughters of Toil

Eric Fraser llustration reproduced in Designers in Britain- Volume 3, 1951. Compiled by The Society of Industrial Arts.

Saturday, 13 October 2012

Fox and Owl


Trade-marks reproduced in Designers in Britain- Volume 3, 1951. Compiled by The Society of Industrial Arts.

Saturday, 6 October 2012

Hand Positions

From Betty White’s Teen-Age Dance Book, 1953.

Friday, 5 October 2012

Figure Photography 8

Photo by John E Reed from Figure Photography Annual, Volume Eight. Unknown year.

Monday, 1 October 2012

Leopold de Postels

Line drawing by Leopold de Postels from 1931, reproduced in Pencil Techniques in Modern Design, 6th printing, 1967.

Samba Moves

Samba moves from Betty White's Teenage Dance Book, 1953.

Playboy Bunny- What's it Like?

From Playboy, June 1963.