Creative Lettering And Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy: A Collection Of Traditional Calligraphic Hands From History And How To Write Them by Laura LavenderCreative Lettering And Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy: A Collection Of Traditional Calligraphic Hands From History And How To Write Them by Laura Lavender

Creative Lettering And Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy: A Collection Of Traditional Calligraphic Hands…

byLaura Lavender

Paperback | April 30, 2019

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Discover everything you need to know about historic flourished hands and how to create elegant, modern artwork inspired by traditional calligraphy techniques in this follow-up to the first and best-selling lettering book in Walter Foster's Creative...nd Beyond series.

Beginning with an introduction to pointed penand how to get started with this timeless tool, you'll find a brief overview of therecommended tools and materials, as well ashow to set up your work space. In addition, you will exploreessential techniquesused throughout the book, learn to hold the pen properly, and find tips for warming up.

Talented artist and teacher Laura Lavender introduces you to awide 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 andhistory of the hand, analphabet sampler,step-by-step instructionsfor creating the letters, and lots ofinspirational examplesand ideas for using the hand.

Throughout the book, you will also findpractice templatesthat can be copied and used time and again to perfect your technique and style.

Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphyis the ideal guide for learning the techniques of traditional lettering styles.
Laura Lavender, co-author of the best-sellingCreative Lettering and Beyond: Inspiring tips, techniques, and ideas for hand lettering your way to beautiful work of art, holds a BA in fine art and has had the privilege of studying calligraphy with many fine teachers. Clients and publications that have featured her work includeThe New Yor...
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Title:Creative Lettering And Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy: A Collection Of Traditional Calligraphic Hands…Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 11.55 × 8.7 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:11.55 × 8.7 × 0.75 inPublished:April 30, 2019Publisher:Walter Foster PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1633227294

ISBN - 13:9781633227293

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