Calligraphy For Dummies

Calligraphy For Dummies

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by Jim Bennett
     
 

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From Italic to Roman to Uncial — create calligraphic alphabets with ease

For many people, calligraphy is something they admire from afar, but don't believe they could ever do it themselves. Nothing could be further from the truth! Practice is the key to becoming a good calligrapher, and that 's what this book is all about. Open it and you'll find

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From Italic to Roman to Uncial — create calligraphic alphabets with ease

For many people, calligraphy is something they admire from afar, but don't believe they could ever do it themselves. Nothing could be further from the truth! Practice is the key to becoming a good calligrapher, and that 's what this book is all about. Open it and you'll find easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions in all the basics, from choosing the right pens and paper and holding the pen properly to using calligraphy to create six beautiful alphabets. Plus, there are plenty of creative projects for putting your skills into action. With just a little practice every day, you'll be well on your way to doing calligraphy with style!

  • The simple, sure-fire approach to learning calligraphy
  • How to use pen tips of various sizes and shapes

  • Ways to embellish and personalize your lettering

  • How to add a special touch to stationery, journals, diaries, correspondence, plaques, and more

  • Exercises for practicing your skills with confidence

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118051290
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/25/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
225,424
File size:
29 MB
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