Russian Calligraphy

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The book that launched a Russian calligraphy revival

The vexations and many delights of a renowned artist-teacher.


A lighthearted look at calligraphy and decades of teaching

Leonid Pronenko's work is found in public and private collections. It has been featured in more than twenty international exhibitions. He is the author of Calligraphy for Everybody (in Russian).

Many of his students at the Kuban State University in Krasnodar have gone on to successful careers in design and calligraphy.


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