Chalkboard art & typography: real skills and craft

by Fred Showker

Annual Fall Fonts Festival Chalkboard lettering has become a real craft, and all around the world people are specializing in this craft. Some actually use chalk on a chalkboard, others use specially treated inks on blackboards for permenant lettering. Either way, it's not the easiest craft -- if you've tried it -- but it's sure in demand. So if you've got the craft, you can sell your skills easily.

Enjoy our samples -- below, you'll see links to some awesome chalk artists!

Brooklyn Dana_Tanamachi Jerky_CO
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Meandering_Banner Meandering_Banner_2 Meandering_Banner_detail
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Nagging_Doubt Nagging_Doubt_2 Room
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Specials_Board Tommy best_southern_foods
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chalk-typography chalk_cameo chalk_products_1
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chalk_products_2 chalk_products_3  
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GO Dana Tanamachi chalk letterer in New York has been commissioned by clients such as West Elm, Rugby Ralph Lauren, Google, The Ace Hotel, Adidas, EveryDay with Rachael Ray, Harper Collins UK, and Garden & Gun Magazine.
GO Lisa Nemetz – Chalkboard Lettering Stationery Set
GO Learn who creates these wonderful works at Google Chalk Board Lettering ...

If you have favorites, or would like to send along type, fonts, lettering or calligraphy that gives you inspiration, please just give us a shot. Enjoy the Annual Fonts Festival

And, thanks for reading

Fred Showker

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Unless noted otherwise, this page and content was authored by Fred Showker, Editor and Publisher of DTG Magazine and 60-Seconds.com. You can hook up with Fred at +FredShowker, on Google+ or most social medias @Showker



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