Calligraphy: Tools and Techniques for the Contemporary Practitioner (Hardback)

Gaye Godfrey-nicholls

Published by Jacqui Small LLP, 2013
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Calligraphy is a sophisticated and authoritative reference book that explores the art and craft of calligraphy. Traditional methods are examined alongside contemporary styles and adaptations to offer a unique and inspirational insight into calligraphy for today s artisan. Following an overview of materials and tools, the second section of the book examines each lettering hand and provides examples of the style in traditional use. Next, step-by-step tutorials on lettering comprise numerals, punctuation and spacing. Profiles on contemporary practitioners provide an insight into a range of working methods and on developing a distinctive style. A gallery of inspirational examples shows the hand in use in a range of contemporary design projects. The third section provides case studies and tutorials on illumination, decoration and composition. Uniquely Calligraphy examines digital calligraphy and its efficacy as a design tool. A final resources section details the practicalities of selling calligraphy products in today s market. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Calligraphy is a sophisticated and authoritative reference book that explores the art and craft of calligraphy. Traditional methods are examined alongside contemporary styles and adaptations to offer a unique and inspirational insight into calligraphy for today's artisan. Following an overview of materials and tools, the second section of the book examines each lettering 'hand' and provides examples of the style in traditional use. Next, step-by-step tutorials on lettering comprise numerals, punctuation and spacing. Profiles on contemporary practitioners provide an insight into a range of working methods and on developing a distinctive style. A gallery of inspirational examples shows the hand in use in a range of contemporary design projects. The third section provides case studies and tutorials on illumination, decoration and composition. Uniquely Calligraphy examines digital calligraphy and its efficacy as a design tool. A final resources section details the practicalities of selling calligraphy products in today's market.

About the Author: GAYE GODFREY-NICHOLLS is a professional calligrapher with over 20 years of experience. She established her company, Inklings Calligraphy, in 1986, through which she provides unique hand lettering for a wide range of applications. She designs and produces original works both as unique one-offs and for reproduction. She also runs calligraphy classes for all ages.

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