Calligraphy for Kids

Author: Eleanor Winters

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781402739125

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 7934

Introduces the art and technique of calligraphy; provides instructions for writing italic, Gothic, uncial, and Roman alphabets, punctuation, and decorative borders; and suggests projects. Reprint.

Calligraphy for Kids

Learn Lettering Skills

Author: Patrick Knowles

Publisher: Barrons Juveniles

ISBN: 9780764159237

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 47

View: 4975

(back cover) This book gets you started with lettering skills and shows you how to write beautifully, using just simple pens and ink. You'll find out how to do italic and round-hand styles. There are lots of hints and tips and internet links for extra information. Soon you'll be using your skills to make cards, invitations, and much more. This book comes with a double-ended felt calligraphy pen with two nibs.

Fun and Friendly Calligraphy for Kids

A Hands-On Guide to Creative Lettering

Author: Virginia Lucas Hart

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 1612437451

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

View: 3452

EVERYTHING A BEGINNER CALLIGRAPHER NEEDS TO KNOW TO GET STARTED WITH BEAUTIFUL HANDWRITING. The art of calligraphy doesn’t teach you how to write words, but instead, how to draw them. With this book’s fun and playful approach, you will not only improve your handwriting skills, you’ll have an absolute blast while doing so! You’ll learn everything from A to Z, including how to make letterforms, mix inks and develop a unique lettering style. Follow the clear and easy instructions with countless helpful tips. Before you know it, you’ll be creating beautiful projects, such as: • Wonderful thank-you notes & properly addressed envelopes • Flourished tags & cards for special occasions • Unique signatures & autographs • Personalized gifts & keepsakes • Fun logos & monograms

Kalligrafie für Dummies

Author: Jim Bennett,Rainer Wiebe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527704140


Page: 366

View: 767

Mit Schönschrift können Sie glänzen: Nicht nur bei Einladungen, Grußkarten oder Urkunden, Sie können auch mit Etiketten oder Aufschriften viele Alltags- und Gebrauchsgegenstände verschönern. Mit Jim Bennett können Sie die Kunst der Kalligrafie von der Pike auf lernen. Er erklärt Ihnen, welche Federn, welche Tinte und welches Papier Sie benötigen und zeigt Ihnen die grundlegenden Techniken, eine Feder richtig zu führen. Außerdem erklärt er Ihnen anhand vieler Beispiele zum Nachschreiben, wie Sie die gängigen Alphabete der Kalligrafie wie Unzial- und Frakturschriften auf das Papier zaubern.

Fun For Kids in Singapore (3rd Edn)

Author: Karen J. Renner

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd

ISBN: 9814435546

Category: Travel

Page: 652

View: 733

Tired of hearing your child ask, “Mum! Dad! What are we doing today?” Have you run out of ideas for entertaining your kids at the weekend? Are you sick and tired of visiting the same old places? If your answer to these questions is “YES!” then Fun for Kids in Singapore is for you! This third edition of Fun for Kids in Singapore addresses the ever-increasing demand for information about children’s activities and interests in Singapore. You will be surprised to find out how much there is to do. This book will dispel, once and for all, the myth that Singapore is boring!

My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy

Author: Guillaume Olive,Zihong He

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462909876

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 2186

My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy is a fun and engaging introduction to one of China's most popular arts and crafts for kids. Calligraphy—the art of producing decorative handwriting or lettering with a pen or brush—has been around for thousands of years. In this fun calligraphy for kids book, readers will follow along with Mimi, an eight year old, who takes her first steps towards learning this magical art. Dive in, and explore: The Evolution of Chinese Writing—how Chinese characters first began, thousands of years ago, and how they have evolved The Order of the Strokes—learn how to write the strokes in the correct order The Radicals—what are they, and how to unlock their secrets The Four Treasures of Calligraphy— the four essential tools to get started Movements and Position—how to master your mind's focus, your breathing and even how to move The Five Styles of Calligraphy—Zhuan Shu (seal), Li Shu (clerical), Kai Shu (regular), Cao Shu (cursive), and Xing Shu (running) The Eight Strokes— how to draw the 8 strokes; with them, you can write anything Writing a Character in Calligraphy—create an entire character in calligraphy

1-2-3 Calligraphy!

Letters and Projects for Beginners and Beyond

Author: Eleanor Winters

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402718397

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 7764

A follow-up to Calligraphy for Kids offers a new guide to the art and techniques of calligraphy; furnishes instructions for writing all-new alphabets and new projects using italic, Gothic, uncial, and Roman alphabets; and includes projects that review fundamental skills, create decorative borders, design personalized stationery, and many more.

Kreatives Lettering und mehr

Inspirierende Tipps, Techniken und Ideen, um mit der eigenen Handschrift wunderschöne Kunstwerke zu schaffen

Author: Gabri Joy Kirkendall,Laura Lavender,Julie Manwaring,Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783868826159


Page: 144

View: 1006


Cool Calligraphy

The Art of Creativity for Kids

Author: Anders Hanson

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

ISBN: 1617846139

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 468

This book takes the reader through the basic terms and techniques of calligraphy. Step-by-step projects are highlighted to provide a fun and creative way to familiarize kids with different mediums and techniques. These activities take the "how-to" further and really encourage kids to explore and expand their own artistic talents. This title is perfect for beginning artists! Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

The Gift of Calligraphy

A Modern Approach to Hand Lettering with 25 Projects to Give and to Keep

Author: Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0399579214

Category: Art

Page: 224

View: 2592

An easy-to-follow guide to learning the art of calligraphy, with 25 gorgeously photographed projects that use calligraphy to make beautiful gifts and home décor. Calligraphy and hand lettering have surged in popularity as people rediscover traditional handicrafts as a creative outlet and way to relax. Unlike other hand lettering books, The Gift of Calligraphy shows you how to use your calligraphy skills to create invitations, wall art, wrapping paper, a tote bag, even a calligraphy kit for kids. Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls, calligraphy teacher and author of Belle Calligraphy, brings her signature modern style to this traditional craft. The first quarter of the book provides a primer for creating a simple alphabet and how to find your own personal style of lettering, followed by wonderful projects that will delight your family, impress your friends, and beautify your home, all accompanied by clear step-by-step photography and inspiring shots of the finished pieces.

Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy

A Step-by-step Manual

Author: Eleanor Winters

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486409511

Category: Art

Page: 192

View: 4750

Practical guide teaches elegant 18th-century writing style. Each letterform demonstrated stroke by stroke with clear explanation. Write quotations, poems, invitations, more. Numerous black-and-white illus. Bibliography.

American Folk Art for Kids

With 21 Activities

Author: Richard Panchyk

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1613741197

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 9330

Contains instruction for twenty-one activities related to folk art.

Homeschool Your Child for Free

More Than 1,400 Smart, Effective, and Practical Resources for Educating Your Family at Home

Author: LauraMaery Gold,Joan M. Zielinski

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780307459947

Category: Education

Page: 480

View: 4071

For Families Who Want to Splurge on Education but Scrimp on Spending Are you considering homeschooling your child, but don't know where to go for the best educational resources? The Internet is an open door to the biggest library/laboratory the world has ever seen—and it's all at your fingertips for free! This never-ending source of information, adventure, and educational experiences for the entire family is now compiled in a complete curriculum for any age in Homeschool Your Child for Free. This invaluable guide to all the best in free educational material—from reading-readiness activities for preschoolers to science projects for teens—categorizes, reviews, and rates more than 1,200 of the most useful educational resources on the Internet and beyond. You'll discover: ·Legal guidelines and compliance requirements for home educators ·Complete curriculum plans for a comprehensive education, for preschool through high school ·Online lesson plans arranged by subject, from American history to zoology ·Teaching tips and motivators from successful homeschoolers ·And much, much more! "Wow! Everything I have been trying to organize—all in one book! This is going to be part of my resource library for the support group I lead. Thanks, ladies."—Kimberly Eckles, HIS Support Group Leader, Home Instructors I'm impressed! There are more sites and links than I knew existed. A great resource for homeschoolers."—Maureen McCaffrey, publisher Homeschooling Today From the Trade Paperback edition.

Chinese Brush Painting

A Hands-on Introduction to the Traditional Art

Author: Caroline Self,Susan Self

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462907091

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 8049

Presented in an easy-to-understand way that is perfect for children, Chinese Brush Painting teaches the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy. For more than a thousand years, a traditional Chinese style of art—brush painting—has been used to make pictures that are more than just pictures. These are images that harness your imagination, and capture on paper the true spirit of an animal…or a landscape…or a tree. All you need is black paint, white paper, and your best mental focus! Step by step this calligraphy for kids book shows you how fun it can be to paint Chinese characters in the traditional way. Once you learn the basic strokes, you can put them together to create everything from a pine cone to a mountain scene. you will even be able to write some Chinese calligraphy. You'll find that Chinese brush painting will help you learn to center your mind and thoughts. And your masterpieces will be inspiring decoration for your walls, or great gifts for your friends and family. Open this book, pick up your brush and let's get started!