Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy Book
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Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy


  • Author : Eleanor Winters
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2000-05-08
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486409511

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Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy Excerpt :

Practical guide teaches elegant 18th-century writing style. Each letterform demonstrated stroke by stroke with clear explanation. Write quotations, poems, invitations, more. Numerous black-and-white illus. Bibliography.

Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy Book
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Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy


  • Author : Eleanor Winters
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000-05-28
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1635611008

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Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy Book
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Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy


  • Author : Eleanor Winters
  • Publisher : Gramercy
  • Release Date : 1994-04-01
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 0517101343

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Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy Excerpt :

Perfect for designers, calligraphers, and artists, this comprehensive manual presents a history of this elegant script and provides step-by-step instructions for mastering it. Gramercy

Italic and Copperplate Calligraphy Book

Italic and Copperplate Calligraphy


  • Author : Eleanor Winters
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2013-04-10
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486275130

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Italic and Copperplate Calligraphy Excerpt :

This guide for novices with some experience offers the chance to advance to the next level. Detailing two of the most popular styles of calligraphy, this text features well-illustrated, step-by-step instructions by an expert calligrapher, from the basics to tips on texture and color.

Mastering Modern Calligraphy Book

Mastering Modern Calligraphy


  • Author : Molly Suber Thorpe
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-08
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250271600

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Mastering Modern Calligraphy Excerpt :

The perfect companion for pointed pen and digital calligraphers alike, with more than 2,700 letterforms and ligatures, stroke drills, warm-up exercises, flourishes, and simple words and phrases. This beautiful, in-depth guide to modern calligraphy emphasizes experimentation and fun, rather than rigid uniformity. With targeted exercises and lessons aimed at pushing you out of your calligraphy comfort zone, Mastering Modern Calligraphy will not only help you master tricks of the trade, but develop your very own modern calligraphy style, too.

The Technique of Copperplate Calligraphy Book

The Technique of Copperplate Calligraphy


  • Author : Gordon Turner
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1987-12-01
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 51
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486255125

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The Technique of Copperplate Calligraphy Excerpt :

A complete manual on the technique of writing with the pointed pen in roundhand, which is the American version of copperplate. You'll find detailed step-by-step instructions for executing the straight stroke and many other components.

Copperplate Calligraphy Book

Copperplate Calligraphy


  • Author : Dick Jackson
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-03-21
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486810034

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Copperplate Calligraphy Excerpt :

No need for copper or plates to achieve the distinctive calligraphic script of eighteenth-century Europe ― just a pen, ink, and this comprehensive workbook will do. Master calligrapher Dick Jackson explains the basic strokes for almost all letters of the copperplate alphabet. Simple instructions and examples introduce the swirls, flourishes, strikings, and thick and thin strokes that make copperplate calligraphy a source of pleasure for the practitioner and a delight to the reader. A historical introduction traces the growth of copperplate from its roots in the French ronde of the seventeenth century, to its adaptation by English clerks into their copybooks, and the development of the style known as round hand. In addition, guide sheets and instructions for individual letters and numbers offer aspiring calligraphers a practical approach to this enduring art form.

Modern Calligraphy Book

Modern Calligraphy


  • Author : Lucy Edmonds
  • Publisher : Orion
  • Release Date : 2017-06-01
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 9781409172567

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Modern Calligraphy Excerpt :

Beautifully illustrated with a covetable rose gold foil cover, Modern Calligraphy is a step-by-step workbook for those wanting to learn this super trendy form of lettering. Written by Lucy Edmonds, the founder of Quill London, the book will guide readers through the first steps of pointed pen calligraphy, encouraging you to spend an hour a week developing and practicing the new skill. Designed for complete beginners, the book offers tips, tricks and techniques on the materials required and how to use them properly, how to approach the modern calligraphy letterforms, and most importantly explores ways to develop our own modern calligraphy style. You'll learn about inks and how to make your own, brush calligraphy, and what you can do with your new skill - from envelope addressing and event stationery to beautiful dinner party menus and gift tags.

The Complete Book of Calligraphy   Lettering Book
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The Complete Book of Calligraphy Lettering


  • Author : Cari Ferraro
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-09-25
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 243
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633225954

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The Complete Book of Calligraphy Lettering Excerpt :

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.

Modern Calligraphy Book

Modern Calligraphy


  • Author : Molly Suber Thorpe
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release Date : 2017-01-16
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250152459

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Modern Calligraphy Excerpt :

A perfect gift for anyone who wants to learn the "write" way to craft calligraphy. Calligraphy is about creating something uniquely beautiful, whether to celebrate a special occasion like marriage or to use every day in the form of stationery. Author Molly Suber Thorpe, an award-winning wedding invitation designer and calligrapher based in Los Angeles, works closely with her international clients to give them the distinctive products they're looking for. In Modern Calligraphy, you can learn from this experienced expert how to master this fresh modern lettering style. The first book to teach this bold new style breaks the calligraphy process down into simple steps so anyone can learn to create their own stunning wedding invitations, thank you cards, gift tags, and more. Starting with an overview of the supplies—from paper to ink to pens—you will learn how to form letters, words, and then phrases by following Molly's clear step-by-step instructions, and by practicing with the provided templates. After mastering letter forms using a pointed pen and ink you can take it to the next level by learning how to use watercolor and gouache, or how to digitize your calligraphy. The twenty projects in the book provide lots of inspiration for making your own and are grouped into three sections: weddings, entertainment, and personal stationery. With loads of ideas, practice exercises, and helpful tips, soon you will be turning out gorgeous script calligraphy pieces like the ones featured in wedding magazines and popular websites like Pinterest.

Mastering Calligraphy Book

Mastering Calligraphy


  • Author : Gaye Godfrey-Nicholls
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2013-03-05
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 1452101124

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Mastering Calligraphy Excerpt :

The centuries-old art of calligraphy has rarely witnessed a more diverse and prolific explosion of new work than in today's hand-lettering revival. Mastering the Art of Calligraphy is the most comprehensive and up-to-date volume on this traditional craft and its contemporary practice. Brimming with both practical instruction and more than 700 inspirational photos, this is the definitive new guide for both serious calligraphers and budding hand-lettering enthusiasts. Inside are step-by-step instructions accompanied by examples of current work, plus historical information, artist profiles, troubleshooting tips, and an extensive resource section. Perfect for students, artists, professionals, and hobbyists, this is a tremendously valuable addition to any arts library.

Calligraphy Practice Book Handwriting Practice Paper Book

Calligraphy Practice Book Handwriting Practice Paper


  • Author : Calligraphy World
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-12-12
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 10 : 1791596053

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Calligraphy Practice Book Handwriting Practice PaperCalligraphy Paper Pad Useful for Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy and Modern Calligraphy For Beginners

Calligraphic Drawing Book
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Calligraphic Drawing


  • Author : Schin Loong
  • Publisher : Rockport Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-11-13
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 131
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631593338

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Calligraphic Drawing, written and illustrated by artist Schin Loong, is a step-by-step guide to the pictorial side of calligraphy. Learn how to make calligraphic flourishes, then apply the technique to draw 15 different flourished animals. You'll also find instructions for embellishing letters and drawing ornamental cartouches. In the past, masters of penmanship advertised their copperplate skills by shaping their calligraphy and flourishes into elaborate pictorial designs. Now the art of the flourish is back! With her fresh approach to this age-old art form, Schin will take you confidently through each step, from choosing your pen, nib, and ink, to creating calligraphic animals that express your own imagination and artistry. The basic steps for the strokes are simple, but as you learn each new pattern and stroke, you'll watch your drawings develop into ever more complex and beautiful compositions. By following the step-by-step instructions, you can create stunning drawings of a pigeon, swan, crane, rooster, jellyfish, goldfish, peacock, parrot, owl, raccoon, elephant, puppy, rabbit, fox, and zebra. Each exercise includes a photo of the animal, followed by an illustration and written guidance for each numbered step. You'll find helpful tips and encouragement throughout. At the back, a gallery showcase provides examples of Schin's own artwork to inspire you in your own flourishing pursuits. Whether you're a designer, calligrapher, doodler, or just picked up a pen, this guide to drawing with flourishes will enlighten and inspire.

The Universal Penman Book
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The Universal Penman


  • Author : George Bickham
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1941-01-01
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486206165

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"An essential part of any art library, and a book of permanent value not affected by seasonal styles." — American Artist. Here is Bickham's famous treasury of English roundhand calligraphy from 1740. Includes 125 pictorial scenes, over 200 script pictures, 19 complete animals, 275 lettered specimens, more than 100 panels, frames, cartouches, and other effects, and more.

George Bickham s Penmanship Made Easy  Or  The Young Clerk s Assistant  Book

George Bickham s Penmanship Made Easy Or The Young Clerk s Assistant


  • Author : George Bickham
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1997-01-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 68
  • ISBN 10 : 0486297799

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George Bickham s Penmanship Made Easy Or The Young Clerk s Assistant Excerpt :

Unabridged reprint of extremely rare 18th-century manual offers helpful hints on forming letters, holding the pen, arm and wrist positions, and posture. Includes rich sampling of alphabets, maxims, didactic verses, and other words of advice. Charmingly illustrated instruction manual for calligraphers, commercial artists,and devoteés of fine penmanship.