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The complete photo guide to hand lettering & calligraphy : the essential reference for novice and expert letterers and calligraphers

Author: Abbey Sy
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Creative Publishing International, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book begins with an overview of tools and materials, both traditional (pointed pen and fountain pen) and modern (including brush markers and chalk), then presents a visual glossary of letterforms, highlights the unique characteristics of the featured alphabets, and demonstrates how to draw letterforms to foster an understanding of how they're created. The core chapters explore traditional, modern, and special  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abbey Sy
ISBN: 9781589239630 1589239636
OCLC Number: 1038050600
Notes: Includex index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Other Titles: Complete photo guide to hand lettering and calligraphy
Hand lettering & calligraphy
Responsibility: Abbey Sy.

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The book begins with an overview of tools and materials, both traditional (pointed pen and fountain pen) and modern (including brush markers and chalk), then presents a visual glossary of letterforms, highlights the unique characteristics of the featured alphabets, and demonstrates how to draw letterforms to foster an understanding of how they're created. The core chapters explore traditional, modern, and special effects lettering using a variety of mark-making tools, with in-depth how-to on adding flourishes and other special details, plus creative projects. There's also an introduction to modifying and creating letterforms digitally, as well as practice sheets for the featured alphabets. So whether you've never tried lettering before or you'd like to develop your skills and consider all your creative options, The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy will guide and inspire you on your lettering journey.

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