This expertly presented new book covers all the necessary aspects of the art of "beautiful writing", setting out the essential tools needed to begin, teaching all the basic strokes to form letters, and providing a rich variety of alphabet templates from which to work. A dozen classic alphabets are illustrated, with step-by-step pictures showing pen angles and strokes and common group structures. This book also contains over 50 original step-by-step projects that offer practical ideas and inspiration for using calligraphy in all kinds of ways, including invitations, menus and place names, posters and flyers, headed paper, certificates, and greetings cards. With its authoritative text, inspirational gallery of examples and clear step-by-step guidance and alphabet templates, this practical teaching course is the perfect starter manual for beginners as well as an inspirational sourcebook for more experienced calligraphers.About the Author:
Janet Mehigan is a Fellow of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators and of the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society. She also teaches calligraphy and art in Adult Education. Janet runs a number of workshops and has been a participant at Art in Action. She has written a title called Illumination for Calligraphy and has co-authored a number of books about calligraphy with Mary Noble, also a Fellow of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators and of the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society, and a teacher in Further Education. These titles include The Beginner's Guide to Calligraphy and The Calligrapher's Companion.
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Descripción Anness, 2006. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0754816257
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97807548162561.0