Calligraphy For Dummies

Calligraphy For Dummies

by Jim Bennett

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 20/04/2007

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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!
ISBN:
9780470117712
9780470117712
Category:
Lettering & calligraphy
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20-04-2007
Language:
English
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
336
Dimensions (mm):
285x205x15mm
Weight:
0.47kg

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