This guide to calligraphy provides clear step-by-step instructions for the beginner, and is a useful reference book and source of ideas for the more experienced calligrapher. Topics covered include working with ancient manuscripts and carved lettering, and developing individual styles of writing.
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Calligraphy is an easy–to–follow course for the novice and a rich source of ideas for those more experienced. The essential calligraphic skills required for any project—whether creating a family tree, hand–writing invitations and announcements, or making labels for homemade foods—are fully explained and illustrated. From studying examples, such as ancient manuscripts and carved lettering, to developing your own style of calligraphy, this book provides everything you need to begin. And when you feel ready, there are plenty of ideas to lead you on to more advanced projects. Lavishly illustrated with color photos and artwork, Calligraphy is an outstanding hands–on introduction to a timeless art. Margaret Daubney is a professional calligrapher and calligraphy teacher.About the Author:
Margaret Daubney is a professional calligrapher. She teaches calligraphy to complete beginners at evening classes and short residential courses. She helped to devise the National Diploma of Calligraphy, for which she is now an examiner. She is a lecturer in calligraphy at Roehampton Institute, London.
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Book Description Crowood Pr, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1861262302