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Calligraphy studio : the ultimate introduction to the art of hand lettering

Author: Christopher Calderhead
Publisher: New York, NY : Sterling, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No fancy computer typeface can ever replace the subtle artistry and personalized expressiveness of calligraphic handwriting. And here's the proof: a beautifully designed, easy-to-understand guidebook that takes the reader from the basic pen-strokes of traditional hands such as Uncial and Italic to the proud completion of 15 breathtaking projects. The author, an acknowledged master of this classic art, shows how to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Calderhead
ISBN: 9781402733697 1402733690
OCLC Number: 664667579
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 202 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Getting started --
The foundational hand --
Roman capitals --
The Italic hand --
A repertoire of scripts --
Working in color --
The broadside --
The manuscript book --
Mapmaking --
Calligraphy and cut paper --
Ephemera --
The maker's eye.
Responsibility: Christopher Calderhead.

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No fancy computer typeface can ever replace the subtle artistry and personalized expressiveness of calligraphic handwriting. This guidebook takes the reader from the basic pen-strokes of traditional  Read more...

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