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

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 & Lettering provides 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 the intricacies of lettering angles, heights, spacing, and strokes, The Complete Book of Calligraphy & Lettering will help lettering enthusiasts swiftly master their craft. 

Step-by-step lessons, practice templates, and a range of stunning alphabets demonstrate 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 as brush lettering and mixed 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 & Lettering will inspire lettering enthusiasts of all skill levels to strengthen their existing skills and delve into new, lesser-known variations of the trend.
Cari Ferraro has 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 Calligraphy And Hand-lettering Techniques
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:240 pages, 12.4 X 9.4 X 0.9 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 12.4 X 9.4 X 0.9 in
Published:September 25, 2018
Publisher:Walter Foster Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781633225947

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