Nancy Stock-Allen's Blog (3)

A new book about a woman Type Designer, Carol Twombly

If you are interested in type design or are curious about how women got into the type field chck out this book about Carol Twombly and her career.

http://www.oakknoll.com/pages/books/125344/nancy-stock-allen/carol-twombly-her-brief-but-brilliant-career-in-type-design

Added by Nancy Stock-Allen on December 11, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

LOL Scholarship Report: Letterpress at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina, June 2014

For two intense but pleasantly engaging weeks I studied techniques for "Drawing at the Vandercook" under the expert tutelage of Sarah Langworthy (Professor at The University of Iowa Center for the Book) and her teaching assistant, Kim Maher (recent UICB graduate). My purpose for taking this particular session was a desire to get beyond my habitual use of type and photo generated line art and expand into more colorful and nuanced image making to use in book…

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Added by Nancy Stock-Allen on June 26, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Julia Ferrari and the Golgonooza Press and Type Foundry in New Hampshire

An interview with Julia Ferrari plus historical background on women in printing and type founding:

http://designtraveler.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/when-death-doth-us-part-widowhood-and-printing-presses/

Added by Nancy Stock-Allen on March 17, 2014 at 10:48am — No Comments

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