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The Art of Calligraphy By John Smith

The Art of Calligraphy by John Smith

Condition - Very Good
$20.89
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Summary

Features 12 of the popular alphabets - from Round Foundational Hand and Roman to Copperplate - each with step-by-step photographs of the strokes required to complete the letterforms. This book progresses with advanced techniques such as layout, spacing, design and how to display your work as well as experimental lettering and stencil spraying.

The Art of Calligraphy Summary

The Art of Calligraphy: Mastering Techniques Through Practical Projects by John Smith

With the know-how and practical guidance contained within these pages, you will learn how to use calligraphy in a wealth of elegant and stylish ways. In the introductory section, tools, materials and papers are explained and illustrated, as well as the very basics of the art: setting up, mixing ink and paint, filling the pen, posture and pen position, and making the very first strokes. The book features 12 of the most popular alphabets - from Round Foundational Hand and Roman to Copperplate - each with step-by-step photographs of the strokes required to complete the letterforms. The book progresses with more advanced techniques such as layout, spacing, design and how to display your work as well as experimental lettering and stencil spraying. Sixteen detailed projects are then presented for the reader to practise their new-found skills: making a poster, creating a wedding invitation, designing wine labels or birthday cards - to name but a few.

Additional information

GOR001127323
9781845432133
1845432134
The Art of Calligraphy: Mastering Techniques Through Practical Projects by John Smith
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Apple Press
2007-07-01
96
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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