Calligraphythe art of beautiful writingrequires practice but can be learned by anyone who receives proper instruction. This attractive set provides both the supplies and the tutoring. A 32-page instruction booklet takes beginners through the various pen strokes and shows how to create several different alphabet scripts and decorative designs. With clear diagrams and color photos, it also offers detailed advice on how to lay out beautifully created documents. Included with the book are a two-nib calligraphy pen that has both broad and narrow tips, a pack of high-quality 7" x 7" note paper, and 20 custom-made matching envelopes. With just a little practice, beginners will find themselves creating distinctive, unique, and beautiful notes and letters.
|Publisher:||Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||7.25(w) x 7.12(h) x (d)|
About the Author
George Thomson is a calligrapher, lettering designer, and researcher in calligraphy and typography. He has published both popular books and academic papers in these fields, as well as in entomology and botany. He has exhibited throughout Europe, the U.S., and Canada, and has lectured extensively in England and the U.S.