LEFT HANDED CALLIGRAPHY

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Left Handed Calligraphy

Author : Vance Studley
ISBN : 9780486267029
Genre : Art
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Award-winning calligrapher's generously illustrated text offers full coverage of calligraphy for left-handed writers. Tools and materials, correct positioning, page layout, much more. 4 model alphabets.
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Calligraphy 101

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ISBN : 9781610595681
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Modern Calligraphy

Author : Molly Suber Thorpe
ISBN : 9781250152459
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Learn script calligraphy from an in-demand calligrapher and wedding invitation designer Calligraphy is about creating something uniquely beautiful, whether to celebrate a special occasion like marriage or to use every day in the form of stationery. Author Molly Suber Thorpe, an award-winning designer and calligrapher based in Los Angeles, works closely with her international clients to give them the distinctive products they're looking for. Now you can learn from this experienced expert how to master this fresh modern lettering style. The first book to teach this bold new style breaks the calligraphy process down into simple steps so anyone can learn to create their own stunning wedding invitations, thank you cards, gift tags, and more. Starting with an overview of the supplies—from paper to ink to pens—you will learn how to form letters, words, and then phrases by following Molly's clear step-by-step instructions, and by practicing with the provided templates. After mastering letter forms using a pointed pen and ink you can take it to the next level by learning how to use watercolor and gouache, or how to digitize your calligraphy. The twenty projects in the book provide lots of inspiration for making your own and are grouped into three sections: weddings, entertainment, and personal stationery. With loads of ideas, practice exercises, and helpful tips, soon you will be turning out gorgeous script calligraphy pieces like the ones featured in wedding magazines and popular websites like Pinterest.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Creative Lettering And Beyond Timeless Calligraphy

Author : Laura Lavender
ISBN : 9781633227293
Genre : Art
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Discover everything you need to know about historic flourished hands and how to create elegant, modern artwork inspired by traditional calligraphy techniques in this follow-up to the first and best-selling lettering book in Walter Foster’s Creative…and Beyond series. Beginning with an introduction to pointed pen and how to get started with this timeless tool, you’ll find a brief overview of the recommended tools and materials, as well as how to set up your work space. In addition, you will explore essential techniques used throughout the book, learn to hold the pen properly, and find tips for warming up. Talented artist and teacher Laura Lavender introduces you to a wide range of traditional, historic flourished hands and lettering styles, including Copperplate, Spencerian, Italian hand, Bickham script, Victorian embellished capitals, Art Nouveau capitals, Gothic capitals, and more. Each style includes an engaging introduction and history of the hand, an alphabet sampler, step-by-step instructions for creating the letters, and lots of inspirational examples and ideas for using the hand. Throughout the book, you will also find practice templates that can be copied and used time and again to perfect your technique and style. Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy is the ideal guide for learning the techniques of traditional lettering styles.
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Simple Stroke Calligraphy

Author : Marci Donley
ISBN : 1402714793
Genre : Art
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Calligraphy at it's finest is an art but these techniques enable anyone to master a simple yet elegant script for everyday use. As each chapter covers a new alphabet or creative idea, it adds to the apprentice calligrapher's arsenal: Gothic, Italic, Uncial and more. Flourish a pen, pencil or brush and - using the striking examples as a guide - enhance scrapbook pages, greeting cards, gift tags and bags. Worksheets are provided and there's advice on tools and materials, brush lettering and shortcuts to spacing and linework.
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Calligraphy For Dummies

Author : Jim Bennett
ISBN : 9781118051290
Genre : Art
File Size : 86.6 MB
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You’ve always admired beautiful calligraphy, but you probably figured it was way too hard to master, right ? Calligraphy is actually much easier than you ever dreamed. All you need is the right guide and you’ll be up to speed in no time! Calligraphy For Dummies lets anyone discover the art and fun of lettering. With this hands-on guide, you’ll be able to develop your craft and test it out in no time. Starting with the italic alphabet, you’ll discover different types of strokes, how to angle your pen, and how to join letters. This easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide shows you: All the tools you need to practice the craft Where to get the proper ink and paper How to master several alphabets Different variations to change the look of letters How to mix and match your alphabets How to create a poster, sign, or certificate Ways to design and letter a quotation Common mistakes that can easily be avoided Calligraphy For Dummies also provides tips on how to put your calligraphy skills to good use, with ideas for making money, adding flair to wedding invitations, and more! It also includes ten fun alphabets and practice pages to hone in on your talent, as well as examples of poorly formed letters to keep you on track. With a little practice, you’ll be creating stunning letters and experiencing the joys of writing calligraphy!
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Calligraphy

Author : Timothy Noad
ISBN : 1858339030
Genre : Art
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