Calligraphy Studio: The Ultimate Introduction to the Art of Hand Lettering

Calligraphy Studio: The Ultimate Introduction to the Art of Hand Lettering

by Christopher Calderhead
     
 

No fancy computer typeface can ever replace the subtle artistry and personalized expressiveness of calligraphic handwriting. And here's the proof: a beautifully designed, easy-to-understand guidebook that takes the reader from the basic pen-strokes of traditional hands such as Uncial and Italic to the proud completion of 15 breathtaking projects. The author,

Overview


No fancy computer typeface can ever replace the subtle artistry and personalized expressiveness of calligraphic handwriting. And here's the proof: a beautifully designed, easy-to-understand guidebook that takes the reader from the basic pen-strokes of traditional hands such as Uncial and Italic to the proud completion of 15 breathtaking projects. The author, an acknowledged master of this classic art, shows how to achieve the essential coordination of hand and eye, and how to apply the aesthetic principles that shape both the individual characters and the completed page.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402733697
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Calderhead is a world-renowned lettering artist, author, and educator. He is the editor and designer of Letter Arts Review, and the creator of the series Letters from New York. He is the author of several books, including Illuminating the Word: The Making of the Saint John's Bible, and has published numerous articles and reviews. He teaches at Pratt Institute and Bronx Community College in New York.

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