Calligraphy: A Complete Guide

Calligraphy: A Complete Guide

by Julien Chazal
     
 

Everything you need to know to get started: choosing quality tools, understanding the structure of letters, and learning the basic strokesIncludes alphabets, from classic Roman letters, to the intricate traditions of the Middle Ages, to the simple, creative styles of todayHundreds of photos of inspiring, beautiful samplesHow to embellish your calligraphy with

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Everything you need to know to get started: choosing quality tools, understanding the structure of letters, and learning the basic strokesIncludes alphabets, from classic Roman letters, to the intricate traditions of the Middle Ages, to the simple, creative styles of todayHundreds of photos of inspiring, beautiful samplesHow to embellish your calligraphy with decorative dropped capitals, celtic knotwork, scrollwork, flourishes, and more

Learn and master the beautiful and varied art of Western calligraphy. This lavishly illustrated guide includes all the information you need to get started in calligraphy as well as techniques for the more advanced artist, including using color, carving lettering in wood and stone, and creating abstract and ornamental calligraphy designs. The 40 alphabets included are drawn from throughout the rich history of Western calligraphy, from elaborate Gothic lettering to the clean lines of modern alphabets. An essential reference for calligraphers of all levels.

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ISBN-13:
9780811712941
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
09/01/2013
Pages:
223
Sales rank:
300,642
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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