header. Arrighi’s Operina. Operina (Rome, ) The author, Ludovico Arrighi, was a copyist, papal scribe, publisher and type designer. Arrighi’s “operina” Versus Benson’s “arrighi’s Operina” – posted in Calligraphy Discussions: I have had a photocopy of Arrighis Operina for. Paperback isbn 1 18 3. Digital. Published by. Operina LLC. operina .com> [email protected] Printed and bound in the United States of America.

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Comments You must sign up to join the conversation. Each page was printed from a separate woodcut by Ugo da Carpi, who is best known as a master of chiaroscuro engraving. Get to Know Us. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Sign In Need an account?

This was, I believe, the first arrighi English translation of Operinaand Benson wrote out his translation in Arrighi’s chancery cursive hand and in Arrighi’s format. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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It is free of the limitations imposed by reproducing hand written text by carving it into wood blocks. Operina is a slim volume of 32 pages. The author is usually referred to as “Arrighi” these days, although, in his own time, he was more commonly called “Vicentino. In his preface Al benigno lettore To the Kind ReaderArrighi admits that the wood blocks cannot reproduce hand rarighi script with complete accuracy.

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Benson’s copy of Operina is a photocopy of Arrighi’s first printed edition. You currently have javascript disabled. These errors, in my opinion, largely consist of converting smooth parabolic curves into sharp angles. Therefore, it has all the shortcomings of which Arrighi warned his readers.

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Operina Pro contains over glyphs including many alternate, ligature, and swash forms that are accessible through the Glyph Pallet in OpenType applications. I always look forward to and enjoy your posts on italic writing.

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Operina Rome, The author, Ludovico Arrighi, was a copyist, papal scribe, publisher and type designer. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The Fountain Pen Network. Copyright Office before January 1, Always wonderful to hear from you. His writing book ‘La Operina’is still influential today.

So, while Benson’s writing cannot be absolutely identical to Arrighi’s hand in every detail, it may be closer in certain important respects than the wood block copy represented in Operina. Posted 11 March – Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


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I have had a photocopy of Arrighi’s Operina for several years. La Operina Tagliente The second arrithi that any printed, metal-type book from that period also shows a rounded, rather than angular, version of the Chancery hand. My generator for broadedge calligraphy guidelines.

Operina is based on a 16th century lettering model of the scribe Ludovico degli Arrighi operiba he used in his instructional lettering book, La operina da imparare di scrivere littera cancellarescha. I have had and studied Benson’s book for many years now. For this who do not know, the “Operina,” or “little work,” of Ludovico Vicentino degli Arrighi, first published inis commonly regarded as the first of the Italic handwriting instructional manuals.

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The English translation is handwritten in Italic, so the book serves as its own example. Tools Used Fontlab Studio Ink. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Retrieved from ” https: Member – Gold 3, posts Location:

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