Art Answers books are precisely that--practical answers to the questions that every artist asks himself or herself while working on a project. Such questions are always specific, and require immediate and specific answers: Which brush to use in order to create the precise desired effect?. . . What is the best way to organize workspace? . . Which papers and inks to select for a given project?. . . and literally hundreds more similar questions. In this book, art students and hobbyists will find reliable answers from experienced professionals about calligraphers' pens and tools, creating flourishes and swatches, measuring angles of pen strokes, and much more. More than 100 instructive color illustrations come with step-by-step tips and methods that teach artistic skills and improve on the reader's previously acquired techniques. The practical and sturdy Flexibinding covers make these books ideal both for studio use and for carrying along on field trips.