Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy: A Step-by-Step Manual by Eleanor WintersMastering Copperplate Calligraphy: A Step-by-Step Manual by Eleanor Winters

Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy: A Step-by-Step Manual

byEleanor Winters

Paperback | May 8, 2000

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Admired for its beauty, grace and fluidity, copperplate calligraphy is perhaps the most popular writing style for social correspondence. This practical guide teaches students to handle the alphabet, numbers and punctuation, color and paper; how to write simple paragraphs, quotations, poems, cards, invitations and more. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Bibliography. Index.
Title:Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy: A Step-by-Step ManualFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 11 × 8.38 × 0.68 inPublished:May 8, 2000Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486409511

ISBN - 13:9780486409511

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Calligraphy is the most beautiful form of writing and copperplate calligraphy is the most beautiful form of calligraphy. Eleanor Winters provides readers with a practical guide to learning this writing form in Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy: A Step-by-Step Manual. Readers will learn the history of copperplate and gain an explanation of the alphabet, numbers and punctuation in this volume, which contains practice exercises that will give readers the confidence needed to use this type of calligraphy. Winters shows readers how to retouch, correct and crop and use this calligraphy for writing exquisite name cards and beautiful invitations.