Projects and Alphabets Art of Creative Lettering: Calligraphy Techniques
This expertly presented volume covers all aspects of the art of 'beautiful writing', setting out the essential tools needed, teaching all the basic strokes to form letters, and providing a rich variety of templates to work from. A dozen alphabets are illustrated, showing pen angles, strokes and common group structures, along with a section on using a computer to create digital calligraphy. The projects offer practical ideas for using calligraphy in all kinds of ways, explaining techniques such as embossing, gilding and bookbinding. With an inspirational gallery of examples and clear step-by-step guidance, this manual is perfect for both beginners and experienced calligraphers.