The Calligraphy Handbook
A Comprehensive Guide from Basic Techniques to Inspirational Alphabets
By (author) Emma Callery
Calligraphy Handbook by Emma Callery
Book DescriptionThis hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of this book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced readers. This is a complete guide to the art of calligraphy, from selecting pens and mastering different alphabets through to designing and laying out your work. Step-by-step mini projects demonstrate a wide range of techniques, from brush lettering and gliding to design principles and practice. Beautifully illustrated examples provide a wealth of inspiration and include scripts such as Roman, Italic, Gothic, and Copperplate calligraphy. The book describes the equipment needed to be an excellent calligrapher, including the paper, measuring tools, pens, brushes, and inks.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780785823001
(206mm x 163mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Chartwell Books
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Emma Callery
Beginner's Guide to Calligraphy, Paperback (February 2005)» View all books by Emma Callery
Covers all you need to know about learning the art of this ancient form of handwriting. It describes all the materials you need and the best techniques to use, basic alphabets with historical information, practice strokes and finished examples.
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