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The Calligrapher's Companion

The Calligrapher's Companion

by Mary Noble, Janet Mehigan
     
 

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Everything you need to know about the art of calligraphyIs contained in this essential guide and accompanying workbook: A complete learning package.

Master a variety of alphabets with the separate workbook showing the construction of letters, stroke-by-stroke, with space to put these skills into practice.

A unique script identifier sets out 100 alphabets

Overview

Everything you need to know about the art of calligraphyIs contained in this essential guide and accompanying workbook: A complete learning package.

Master a variety of alphabets with the separate workbook showing the construction of letters, stroke-by-stroke, with space to put these skills into practice.

A unique script identifier sets out 100 alphabets for the calligrapher and defines key points in each one to enable you to distinguish them and learn to make a well-informed choice before starting on a piece.

including a workbook, 100 different alphabets, and all basic techniques.

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Coverage includes how to assemble a basic kit of materials, analyze basic letterforms, and put pen to paper, as well as the aesthetics of calligraphy and the use of color, textured backgrounds, embellishments, and illumination. The heart of the book is the script identifier, enabling the calligrapher to identify and compare 100 scripts. The included workbook contains stroke-by-stroke instructions with space for practice. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571450470
Publisher:
Thunder Bay Press
Publication date:
10/01/1997

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