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1-2-3 calligraphy! : letters and projects for beginners and beyond

Author: Eleanor Winters
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Easy exercises to learn calligraphy. Kids everywhere will be grabbing their calligraphy pens, because this follow-up to the wildly successful Calligraphy for Kids offers them even more artful fun. Inside they'll find new alphabets--and new ways to render the alphabets they already know--as well as fresh techniques and projects. There's coverage of the basic rules of layout; a review of some of the fundamental  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Winters
ISBN: 140271839X 9781402718397
OCLC Number: 61211330
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Let's begin: Back to the basics --
Calligraphy vocabulary --
Pens and pen positions --
Alphabets: Italic --
Quick review --
More italic--some new letters --
Brief pause for a math lesson --
Back to italic--Changing the weight of the letters --
Simple italic capitals --
Italic handwriting --
Swing gothic --
Modern gothic--alphabet with many names --
Modern gothic capitals --
Writing in capitals --
Creative projects: Writing larger --
Quotation or poem --
Stationery --
Envelopes --
Making signs --
Calligrams --
Using "real" pens --
Guide lines --
Index.
Other Titles: One-two-three calligraphy!
Calligraphy!
Responsibility: Eleanor Winters.
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Offers artful fun with alphabets and ways to render the alphabets as well as various techniques and projects. This book covers the basic rules of layout; a review of some of the fundamental skills;  Read more...

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