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Description - The Calligraphy Handbook by Emma Callery

This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780785823001
ISBN-10: 078582300X
Format: Hardback
(206mm x 163mm x 23mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Chartwell Books
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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