Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy

A Collection of Traditional Calligraphic Hands from History & How to Write Them
Laura Lavender

Description

Timeless Calligraphy is the ideal guide for learning the techniques of traditional lettering styles.

Beginning with an introduction to pointed pen and how to get started with this timeless tool, you’ll find a brief overview of the recommended tools and materials, as well as how to set up your work space. In addition, you will explore essential techniques used throughout the book, learn to hold the pen properly, and find tips for warming up.

Laura Lavender then introduces you to a wide range of traditional, historic flourished hands and lettering styles, including Copperplate, Spencerian, Italian hand, Bickham script, Victorian embellished capitals, Art Nouveau capitals, Gothic capitals and more. Each style includes an engaging introduction and history of the hand, an alphabet sampler, step-by-step instructions for creating the letters, and lots of inspirational examples and ideas for using the hand.

Details

  • Format
    Paperback
  • Pages
    144
  • Size
    295 x 220mm
  • Publisher
    Walter Foster
  • ISBN
    9781633227293
Status
In stock for immediate dispatch
Stock Code
190273
Our Price
$27.99