Mastering Calligraphy

Mastering Calligraphy

The Complete Guide to Hand Lettering

Book - 2013
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Grand Central Pub
The centuries-old art of calligraphy has rarely witnessed a more diverse and prolific explosion of new work than in today's hand-lettering revival. Mastering the Art of Calligraphy is the most comprehensive and up-to-date volume on this traditional craft and its contemporary practice. Brimming with both practical instruction and more than 700 inspirational photos, this is the definitive new guide for both serious calligraphers and budding hand-lettering enthusiasts. Inside are step-by-step instructions accompanied by examples of current work, plus historical information, artist profiles, troubleshooting tips, and an extensive resource section. Perfect for students, artists, professionals, and hobbyists, this is a tremendously valuable addition to any arts library.

Baker & Taylor
Provides step-by-step instructions on creating such calligraphy styles as hand-lettering techniques, digital typography, and illumination.

& Taylor

The centuries-old art of calligraphy is currently witnessing a prolific explosion of new talent. Godfrey-Nicholls offers a comprehensive look at this traditional craft and its contemporary practices. She includes step-by-step instruction on traditional and gestural hand-lettering techniques, digital typography, and more

Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, 2013
ISBN: 9781452101125
Branch Call Number: 745.61 GOD
Characteristics: 288 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm


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Oct 15, 2015

A great beginner's guide to calligraphy, one that I refer to over and over again!


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