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United States

Barbara is an internationally known calligrapher, designer, and instructor of many years. Her studio is located in Southern California. She has taught workshops and lectured in many states of the US and in Canada and has taught for several International Lettering Conferences and IAMPETH Conferences as well as many Letters California Style conferences. Her work includes a wide variety of lettering styles and mixed media applications; one can see her creative passion and love of lettering and design. She shows the exhilaration of discovery in playful experimentations with skillful and sophisticated execution. She has designed the logo masthead for Somerset Studio Magazine, a calligraphic font cartridge for Provo Craft’s Cricut die-cut machine and greeting cards for Marcel Schurman/Papyrus. Her work can be seen in many national magazines and in private collections.

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