PUBLICATIONS

Computer aided calligraphy. Where write isn’t wrong. The Design Journal 2(2), 43-51 (1999).

Old wine in new bottles. ‘New technology’ in historical research: a case study, The Vallum 2, 1-8 (2001).

Research in inscriptional palaeography (RIP). Scottish tombstone lettering 1241-1855: methodology and preliminary analysis. Proceeding of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 131, 349-373 (2001).

Script lettering on Scottish tombstones: origins and influences. Scottish Tradition 27, 115-125 (2002).

Digital calligraphy. How to create perfect lettering from your desktop. Watson-Guptill, New York.UK edition published by Batsford, London (2003).

The Calligraphy Kit, Chronicle Press, San Francisco. Australian edition published by Cameron House, Wingfield SA. French edition published as Coffret de calligraphie by Flammarion, Paris. German edition published as Kalligrafie. Das große set by Weltbild, Augsburg (2003).

Scottish kirkyards and tombstone lettering (CD ROM), ISBN 0-9540891-1-1 (2004).

The illuminated lettering kit, Chronicle Press, San Francisco. UK edition published by Past Times, London (2004).

Inscribed in remembrance. Ancestors, December 2005, 43-47 (2005).

Research in inscriptional palaeography (RIP). Tombstone lettering in Dumfries and Galloway. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 135, 423-442 (2005).

Digital calligraphy with Photoshop, Thomson, Course Technology, Boston (2004). Extracts featured in Digit Online (2005) Masterclass http://www.digitmag.co.uk

Calligraphy with Photoshop, Ilex Press, Lewes (2005).

L’art de l’enluminure, Flammarion, Paris (2005).

The calligraphy writing set, Barron, New York (2005).

Irish discoid gravemarkers and inscriptional lettering. Breifne 2006, 247-273 (2006).

The cultural significance of lettering on gravemarkers. Borderlines 1(2), 1-12 (2006).

Tombstone lettering in Scotland and New England – an appreciation of a vernacular culture. Mortality 11(1), 1-30 (2006).

Irish discoid gravemarkers. Archaeology Ireland 20(3), 10-14 (2006).

We’re all doomed! … to an eternity of gravestones with spelling errors. DGBLife 3, January (2007).

A possible discoid gravemarker from Kirkconnel Lea, Dumfriesshire. Transactions of the Dumfries and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society 82, 51-57 (2008).

Aberdeenshire’s historic kirkyards. Lettering and inscriptions. Aberdeenshire Council, Aberdeen (2008).

Epigraphy. In I. Henderson, S. Foster, H. James and S. A. Jones, Fragmented Masterpiece: recovering the biography of the Hilton of Cadboll Pictish cross-slab. Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Edinburgh (2008).

Scottish discoid gravemarkers. The origins and classification of a rare type of artefact. Markers 25, 44-65 (2008).

Small gravemarkers at Temple Balsall, Warwickshire: A remarkable coincidence. Church Monuments 22, 131-141 (2008).

Scottish exernal funerary metal plates. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 138, 293-308 (2008).

Inscribed in remembrance. Gravemarker lettering: form, function and recording. Wordwell, Dublin (2009).

Lettering on Irish gravemarkers. Monaghan and beyond. In Proceedings of the the Inscribed Histories conference, Monaghan, Ireland, June 2007, Monaghan County Council, 49-60 (2009).

The Dalston discoid marker. Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmoreland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society 9, 47-56 (2009).

Digital calligraphy. Where do we draw the line? The Scribe 86, 27-32 (2009).

A discoid marker from Collace, Perthshire. Scottish Archaeological Journal 31, 107-114 (2009).

The Ards Carver and the short crossing. Ulster Folklife 53, 103-120 (2010).

Penmanship in stone. Cursive and script lettering on post-Reformation gravemarkers. The Scribe 87, 20-23 (2010).

On shape and form: morphometrics in gravemarker lettering research. EJF Journal, 33-52 (2010).

Grabsteininschriften in Hessen und Niedersachsen. Voneinander abweichende Ausprägungen in nachmittelalterlicher Zeit. Friedhof und Denkmal 55(4), 3-13 (2010).

Gravemarker lettering in Britain and Ireland. Wordwell in Association with the Edward Johnston Foundation, Dublin and Ditchling (2011).

Lettering on gravemarkers. A guide to recording and analysis. George Thomson, Waterbeck (2011).

Gravestones of the Basques. Atlas of illustrations. George Thomson, Waterbeck (2011).

Vernacular memorials. Creativity in the graveyard. George Thomson, Waterbeck (2011).

Lettering on gravemarkers in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island: regional variation and the Scottish influence. Markers 28, 88-115 (2013).

Contextualisation and typology of disc-headed and trapezoidal gravemarker forms in Scotland. Scottish Archaeological Journal 34-5, pages 1–24 (2012).

Lettering on small brass plates 1600-1850. Monumental Brass Society Transactions 18 (5), 467-489 (2013).

A morphometric study of lettering on some distinctive grave slabs in Orkney, Scotland. Markers 30, pages 92–115 (2015).

Gravemarker research–a never-ending journey. Keynote speech given at Stones, Bones and Smartphones: Investigating Nova Scotia’s Cemeteries, Broch Research Collective, St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, 5 June 2015.

Practical Calligraphy: Materials, Techniques and Projects. Ivy Press, Lewis (2015).

Gravestone inscriptions in north Germany and Denmark: A morphometric study. Markers 31, pages 96–133 (2016).

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