The Complete Book Of Calligraphy & Lettering: A Comprehensive Guide To More Than 100 Traditional Calligraphy And Hand-lettering Techniques

byCari Ferraro, Eugene Metcalf, Arthur Newhall

Hardcover | September 25, 2018

The Complete Book Of Calligraphy & Lettering: A Comprehensive Guide To More Than 100 Traditional Calligraphy And Hand-lettering Techniques by Cari Ferraro
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The Complete Book of Calligraphy & Letteringprovides expert instruction on the intricacies of traditional lettering techniques, as well as an introduction to contemporary hand-lettering formats.

From selecting the appropriate tools, such as pens, nibs, brushes, inks, and papers, to learning optimal hand positioning and understanding theintricacies of lettering angles,heights,spacing, andstrokes,The Complete Book of Calligraphy & Letteringwill help lettering enthusiasts swiftly master their craft.

Step-by-step lessons,practice templates, and a range ofstunning alphabetsdemonstrate the breadth of artistic achievement that comes with practice and dedication. Four professional artists guide you through traditional calligraphy techniques, as well as an introduction to contemporary hand-lettering art forms, such asbrush letteringandmixed media, for a well-rounded approach to the craft.

Additionally, a short section on Chinese brush lettering and several mixed media lettering projects inspire creativity and demonstrate how calligraphy and lettering can be used in wider artistic contexts and projects. Including practice templates for several featured alphabets in addition to mixed media "bonus" projects designed to inspire artistic creativity,The Complete Book of Calligraphy & Letteringwill inspire lettering enthusiasts of all skill levels to strengthen their existing skills and delve into new, lesser-known variations of the trend.
Cari Ferrarohas been practicing calligraphy for over three decades. She has studied with many of the finest calligraphers teaching today, and taught broad pen calligraphy to children and adults. Her design business, Prose and Letters, has fulfilled calligraphy commissions for weddings, corporations, institutions, and individuals since ...
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Title:The Complete Book Of Calligraphy & Lettering: A Comprehensive Guide To More Than 100 Traditional Ca...Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 12.25 X 9.5 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 12.25 X 9.5 X 0.88 inPublished:September 25, 2018Publisher:Walter Foster PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1633225941

ISBN - 13:9781633225947

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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