Complete Guide to Calligraphy

Everything You Need to Know, with 20 Beautiful Lettering Styles

Vivien Lunniss


In this comprehensive guide to calligraphy, author Vivien Lunniss teaches readers how to master all the principal families of writing hands, from uncials and Anglo-Saxon scripts, to Roman capitals, blackletter and gothic, and even on to modern freeform 'drawn' lettering.

Readers will learn how the hands originated, where and when they were used, and how to write and practice them, picking up fluency and flair through a series of exercises aimed at perfecting the style until writing becomes second nature – and a real pleasure.

  • A comprehensive guide for beginners
  • 20 beautiful lettering styles
  • Step-by-step instructions for each letter
  • Wide range of applications from invitations, greetings cards, place settings and certificates, to beautiful illuminated wall art


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    230 x 195 mm
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    Currently out of stock – due in about 10 days
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