Fraktur – Calligraphy Book
Blackletter — Fraktur Book
Now You Can Learn Calligraphy With Style
The calligraphy book.
A guide to Blackletter Fraktur
From tools to letter shapes, it covers the full spectrum of this script and goes all the way through to advanced letter construction.
Highly illustrated, and packed with historical and contemporary variations. Includes 680+ handmade illustrations for the Fraktur alphabet.
Our simple approach breaks down complex concepts into easy-to-understand terms so that you can learn Fraktur from the very beginning.
The Fraktur Book was made by professional calligraphers and type researchers and includes some impressive examples of Fraktur Art that will delight you!
The fraktur release includes:
— Fraktur Book [English edition]
— Fraktur Calligraphy Practice Sheets PDF
— Fraktur Poster Alphabet
— Fraktur Poster Ligarures
Learn Fraktur calligraphy fast
Built to be an efficient visual, no-nonsense and to-the-point guide to Fraktur. And you can start practising as soon as you start reading. A tool for learning, a tool for teaching.
Step by Step, Letter by Letter
Regardless if you’re just starting or if you’re an experienced calligrapher, the Fraktur Book builds up your skills progressively. Start fresh or pick up where you’re comfortable – there’s always something for you.
Variations, variations and some more variations
From historical to contemporary, from common to absolutely weird, the book is packed with letter variations. All so you become a flexible and expressive calligrapher.
Fraktur Book, Calligraphy meets research
680+ handmade illustrations by Xesta. Text informed by calligraphy and calligraphy informed by text. Optimised for fast learning. The result of research in practice.
Hugo “Xesta” Moura
Graphic designer, lettering artist and calligrapher, having as main focus the creation of unique visual Identities, embodying various styles and techniques regarding the universes of calligraphy, lettering and typography.
Fábio Duarte Martins
Type and Editorial Designer, Fábio works regularly with Creative and Art Directors. He writes and teaches at IADE. Fábio is an associate at Itemzero and creates typefaces through Scannerlicker Type Foundry.
PhD in Design, associate of the internationally awarded Itemzero Studio and teacher at ESAD — Matosinhos. Consultant on type and typography, world wide lecturer, also authored Manual do Tipógrafo and Imprimere’s book.
Ricardo Philippe Dantas
Associate at Itemzero and teacher at ESAD.cr — IPLeiria and LSD — Lisbon School of Design, Ricardo is an internationally awarded Editorial Designer, part of Tipos das Letras and Tipografia Dias. Ricardo is also a brand strategist and design consultant.
More on Blackletter – Fraktur from Calligraphy Manuals collection:
Poster — Fraktur Alphabet
Poster — Fraktur Ligatures
Calligraphy practice sheets — Fraktur
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