The Art of Calligraphy: A Practical Guide to the Skills and Techniques

By David Harris

Here's a finished advisor explaining every thing you want to comprehend to grasp the abilities and strategies of lovely writing. starting with a assessment of Western calligraphy from antiquity to brand new digital age, The paintings of Calligraphy is helping the reader decide upon gear ---- brushes, pens, pencils, papers, and inks ---- after which indicates precisely the best way to carry and attitude the pen to supply each letter of the alphabet in a couple of diversified scripts. Key components of letter anatomy are defined intimately ---- step--by--step structures exhibit every one crucial step in growing the unique features of 26 types. the entire significant Latin--based scripts are integrated ---- from Roman Imperial and Caroline to Gothic, Renaissance, and Copperplate scripts. The paintings of Calligraphy beneficial properties some of the best ancient and modern examples of every type, delivering suggestions and thought during this age of computer--generated style. quickly you can be able to use your beautiful penmanship to customize stationery or increase different particular presents and gadgets. Combining educational diagrams with remarkable examples from Western masters, The artwork of Calligraphy is a distinct advent handy lettering. it really is an authoritative reference in addition to a resource of proposal for any artist.

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