The Calligrapher's Bible: 100 Complete Alphabets and How to Draw Them (Artist's Bible)

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An essential guide for all calligraphers - whether they are amateurs or professionals. The book contains over 100 different alphabets with detailed instructions on how to draw all the letters. Its wire binding means that the book will lie flat and be easy to work from. There is also useful information about tools and materials, basic layouts and illumination and ornamentation. A must for the reference shelves of all calligraphers.

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This comprehensive guide to the art of fine penmanship is the ultimate easy-to-use reference book for anyone interested in creating these elegant letter forms.
100 beautifully crafted calligraphic hands show step-by-step pen strokes and common group structures. Points of interest within each hand ensure correct representation of the characters. An extensive preparatory section details tools, materials, and basic techniques. Beginners and experienced calligraphers alike will be able to extend their repertoire with ease, effortlessly learning the new hands and refining their art.

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David Harris worked in both design studios and advertising agencies before going to Exeter College of Art where he teaches lettering and calligraphy. He has previously written two other books on calligraphy.

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