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Calligraphy for dummies

Author: Jim Bennett
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2007.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an introduction to the basic techniques of writing calligraphy, describing the tools and the Italic, Blackletter, and Roman alphabets, and containing instructions on how to create documents, invitations, certificates, and other projects.
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Bennett, Jim.
Calligraphy for dummies.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2007
(DLC) 2006939445
(OCoLC)154307680
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Bennett
ISBN: 9781118051290 1118051297
OCLC Number: 765505685
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Part I: Yes, You Can Do Calligraphy! Chapter 1: Doing Calligraphy Can Be as Easy as ABC. Chapter 2: Peeking Inside the Calligrapher's Toolbox. Chapter 3: Putting Your Pen to Paper. Part II: The Amazing, Incredible Italic Alphabet. Chapter 4: Taking a Few Baby Steps with Italic. Chapter 5: Doing Italic with a Calligraphy Pen. Chapter 6: Perfecting the Italic Alphabet. Chapter 7: Turning Up the "Wow! Factor" with Variations and Embellishments. Part III: Expanding Your Repertoire. Chapter 8: The Blackletter Alphabet. Chapter 9: Classical Roman Letters. Chapter 10: Formal Manuscript, Foundational Hand, or Bookhand. Chapter 11: Formal Uncial and Funky Variations. Chapter 12: Elegantly Outlined and Decorated Letters. Chapter 13: A Fancy Document Script. Part IV: Popular Projects. Chapter 14: Designing and Lettering a Quotation. Chapter 15: Creating a Poster or Sign. Chapter 16: Certificates. Chapter 17: More Things to Do with Your Calligraphy. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Use Your Calligraphy for Weddings. Chapter 19: Ten Fun Alphabets. Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Making Money Using Your Calligraphy. Appendix: Practice Pages. Index.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: Jim Bennett.
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Presents an introduction to the basic techniques of writing calligraphy, describing the tools and the Italic, Blackletter, and Roman alphabets, and containing instructions on how to create documents, invitations, certificates, and other projects.

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