Michael D. Beens is a graduate of the College for Creative Studies, Detroit, where he came under the tutelage of Lothar Hoffman, Jerry Campbell and Dick Isbell. As they did before him, Mike taught hand lettering and advanced typography at CCS for ten years. Thereafter followed five years teaching typography at other community colleges in the area. High profile jobs include freelance work for General Motors Automotive Identification / Corporate & Brand ID, and redesign of the Little Caesars logotype in 1989. Mike’s current work at CalligraphyScripture.com is the coalescing of a long interest in paint, printmaking, hand lettering, and their digital expression.