Margaret Shepherd, a calligraphy teacher and designer, is the author of numerous books about calligraphy.
Calligraphy Made Easy: A Beginner's Workbookby Margaret Shepherd
With Calligraphy Made Easy, you can learn the art of beautiful writing in just eight easy lessons. Includes sections on the Gothic alphabet, the Italic alphabet, and how best to hold the pen. Perfect for creating unique gifts, stationery, and invitations.
- Penguin Publishing Group
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- 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.20(d)
- Age Range:
- 18 Years
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The only workbook I could find where you actually can trace the letters for motor memory and write directly in the book. It was helpful when teaching a small class of beginners. Two styles are included (Gothic & Italic).
This is an excellent "keep it simple" text that does not overwhelm the beginner. It is a programmed trace-copy-practice workbook that enables one to gain experience and a degree of proficiency in two texts, gothic and italic. With this book and an inexpensive chisel point marker, one can quickly learn to make place cards, invitations, certficates, dipolmas, etc.