Modern Calligraphy Workshop

The Creative Art of Pen, Brush and Chalk Lettering

Author: Imogen Owens

Publisher: Quadrille Publishing

ISBN: 9781849499071

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Learn how to create beautiful, handlettered stationery, art, and other decorations with sophisticated, interactive book full of exquisite sample alphabets, fun exercises, and simple step-by-step projects. From modern calligraphy in ink to hand lettering in chalk on blackboard and brush lettering in paint, discover a variety of ingenious and unique ways to turn words and letters into wonderful projects. Learn to create eyecatching letterforms, embellish with flourishes, free-brush letters on canvas, and digitize your work for printing. Modern Calligraphy Workshop will give you the inspiration as well as the skills to turn your everyday handwriting into artwork.
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Modern Calligraphy

A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering Hand-Lettering

Author: Lucy Edmonds

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486827585

Category: Art

Page: 176

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Beautifully illustrated guide by the founder of Quill London abounds in tips, tricks, and techniques for beginners. Step-by-step approach covers materials, modern calligraphy letterforms, brush calligraphy, developing an individual style, and practical uses.
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The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy

The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Letterers and Calligraphers

Author: Abbey Sy

Publisher: Creative Publishing international

ISBN: 1631594850

Category: Art

Page: 192

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Written by best-selling author and hand letterer Abbey Sy, The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy covers the basics and beyond for creative lettering techniques. The book begins with an overview of tools and materials, both traditional (pointed pen and fountain pen) and modern (including brush markers and chalk), then presents a visual glossary of letterforms, highlights the unique characteristics of the featured alphabets, and demonstrates how to draw letterforms to foster an understanding of how they’re created. The core chapters explore traditional, modern, and special effects lettering using a variety of mark-making tools, with in-depth how-to on adding flourishes and other special details, plus creative projects. There’s also an introduction to modifying and creating letterforms digitally, as well as practice sheets for the featured alphabets. So whether you’ve never tried lettering before or you’d like to develop your skills and consider all your creative options, The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy will guide and inspire you on your lettering journey.
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