This book is for anyone who is interested in calligraphy and contains inspiration and practical advice on creating a number of stylish and highly individual pieces. Beginning with a brief history of the art, Calligraphy examines the letterforms that we are familiar with today while a series of alphabets describes the characteristics of various styles. A section on materials, tools and techniques provides all the information needed to work on the projects that follow. These include letterheads, greetings cards and invitations, as well as decorative pieces using gilding techniques - perfect as keepsakes or gifts. Offering guidance and inspiration to beginners and experienced calligraphers alike, this beautifully designed and illustrated book provides practical advice as well as a fresh and exciting approach to this traditional art.
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Margaret Morgan has long been fascinated by the techniques of filet lace, and its long history. She has presented numerous workshops to members of Lace and Embroiderers' Guilds. The lessons in this book are based on those workshops.
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Descripción New Holland Publishers Ltd, 2005. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M185974964X