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The Encyclopedia Of Calligraphy Techniques

Author : Diana Hardy Wilson
ISBN : 1844488101
Genre : Art
File Size : 55. 74 MB
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"A comprehensive A-Z directory of calligraphy techniques and a step-by-step guide to their uses"--Cover.

The Encyclopedia Of Calligraphy Techniques

Author : Mary Noble
ISBN : 0762420448
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 27. 27 MB
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Calligraphy is enjoying a resurgence in popularity, especially as many people now choose to create their own wedding invitations, birth announcements, and other cards, and to give them a special, personal touch. This is the ideal how-to guide for the beginner or intermediate calligrapher interested in expanding his or her repertoire with more than 50 drawing techniques. The lavishly illustrated book is a comprehensive manual that covers essential tools and materials, basic penmanship, hand position, and illumination. Each technique is illustrated by clear, full-color photographs. An extensive gallery section highlights a marvelous and inspiring range of different calligraphy effects. This new addition to our popular Encyclopedia of Art series has wide appeal for older children and adults.

The Encyclopedia Of Calligraphy And Illumination

Author : Janet Mehigan
ISBN : 184448064X
Genre : Calligraphy
File Size : 22. 60 MB
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A step-by-step visual directory of decorative techniques and an inspirational gallery of finished works. Calligraphy can be a work of art in its own right, or it can be used to adorn anything from parchment to pottery. Discover the time-honoured skills of the calligrapher and add beauty and style to greetings cards, correspondence, dinner-table placements, and certificates. An explanation of essential tools, equipment and basic penmanship allows even the novice to begin creating ornate works with ease. Clear step-by-step illustrations introduce each style of alphabet, from traditional gothic scripts to modern flourished italics and decorative borders. Easy to follow instructions explain the techniques for illuminating letters, including burnishing, gilding and creating 3-dimensional effects. A gallery of inspirational works encourages experimentation with different colours, designs and materials.

The Practical Encyclopedia Of Calligraphy

Author : Janet Mehigan
ISBN : 0754816257
Genre : Art
File Size : 34. 5 MB
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Janet Mehigan covers aspects of the art of 'beautiful writing' setting out the essential tools needed to begin, teaching all the basic strokes to form letters, and providing a rich variety of alphabet templates from which to work.

The World Encyclopedia Of Calligraphy

Author : Christopher Calderhead
ISBN : 1402733682
Genre : Art
File Size : 29. 79 MB
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Discover the sophisticated beauty of calligraphy from around the world with this comprehensive, one-of-a-kind resource. Using visual examples accompanied by expert commentary, The World Encyclopedia of Calligraphy features 55 living scripts, including Carolingian (Roman), Japanese Hiragana, Thuluth (Arabic), Ü-Chen (Tibetan) and Yerushalmi (Hebrew). Each script includes an overview of its origins, traditions and unique characteristics while an expanded description includes the kind of writing system used, the direction and sequence of the lines of continuous text, distinctions between majuscule and minuscule and the principal writing tool. Both a step-by-step guide and sumptuous visual tour, this groundbreaking collection will teach and inspire novices, experts and admirers alike.

The Calligraphy Handbook

Author : Emma Callery
ISBN : 9780785836681
Genre : Art
File Size : 85. 13 MB
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The Calligraphy Handbook is a complete guide to the art of calligraphy, from selecting pens and mastering different alphabets through designing and laying out your work—an excellent starter reference or step up for someone interested in creative lettering. Step-by-step mini projects demonstrate a wide range of techniques, from brush lettering and gliding to design principles and practice. Beautifully illustrated examples provide a wealth of inspiration and include scripts such as Roman, Italic, Gothic, and Copperplate calligraphy. In a digital age, it's easy to move away from handwriting, but even the most artistically stunted can create beautiful text blocks on gift cards and in their own journals. The stylish design of this book—along with the interior photographs, illustrations, and diagrams—make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced readers. The book also describes the equipment needed to be an excellent calligrapher, including the paper, measuring tools, pens, brushes, and inks. Teach yourself a skill with versatile and practical uses and bring a little bit of beauty onto the page.

The Encyclopedia Of Scrapbooking Tools Techniques

Author : Susan Pickering Rothamel
ISBN : 1600595499
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 81. 30 MB
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This A-to-Z encyclopedia contains every technique, every major designer, every scrapbook possibility—and it’s all described in glossary style, complete with photos and tips that no scrapbooker can do without. Exciting page layouts with how-to instructions, offer inspiration, while dozens of projects come from the most creative minds in the field, including Andrea Grossman (Mrs. Grossman’s Paper Company); Rhonda Anderson (Creative Memories); Bridgette Server (Making Memories); and Dee Gruenig. Eye-opening studio set shots present decorations and accessories, while charts, graphs, and blocked sections supply necessary information.

Beginner S Guide To Calligraphy

Author : Janet Mehigan
ISBN : 0715326597
Genre : Calligraphy
File Size : 88. 72 MB
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Shows how to achieve perfect calligraphy. This work features a 'three-stage' approach designed to build up confidence and ability. It demonstrates the basic letter formation techniques behind each alphabet, then asks readers to practise writing the letters and simple sentences. It also introduces some advanced practices and techniques.

Calligraphy Alphabets For Beginners

Author : Mary Noble
ISBN : 0764161156
Genre : Art
File Size : 45. 84 MB
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A calligraphy guide for beginners contains descriptions of fourteen key alphabets, step-by-step instructions and exercises for each letter, illustrations of techniques, and projects for using calligraphy with color and gold.

50 Calligraphy Projects

Author : Janet Mehigan
ISBN : 1844763625
Genre : Art
File Size : 59. 51 MB
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This practical and inspirational book presents 50 specially created step-by-step projects, designed to offer useful, functional ideas for employing calligraphy in all kinds of settings.

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