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Mastering calligraphy : the complete guide to hand lettering

Author: Gaye Godfrey-Nicholls
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2013.
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The centuries-old art of calligraphy is currently witnessing a prolific explosion of new talent. Godfrey-Nicholls offers a comprehensive look at this traditional craft and its contemporary practices. She includes step-by-step instruction on traditional and gestural hand-lettering techniques, digital typography, and more
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gaye Godfrey-Nicholls
ISBN: 9781452101125 1452101124
OCLC Number: 806015246
Description: 288 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The basics. History and evolution of Western calligraphy ; Tools and materials ; Good practice --
Hands. Broad-edged pen alphabets ; Non-traditional alphabets ; Pointed-pen alphabets ; Brush alphabets --
Design and decoration. Backgrounds and colors ; Layout and composition ; Illumination --
Digital calligraphy. Digitizing hand-drawn lettering ; Creating digital lettering.
Responsibility: by Gaye Godfrey-Nicholls.
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The centuries-old art of calligraphy is currently witnessing a prolific explosion of new talent. Godfrey-Nicholls offers a comprehensive look at this traditional craft and its contemporary practices. She includes step-by-step instruction on traditional and gestural hand-lettering techniques, digital typography, and more

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"Godfrey-Nicholls, an Australia-based artist, elucidates the art of hand-lettering in this comprehensive work. The majority of the book is devoted to calligraphic hands, or different styles of Read more...

 
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