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The Calligrapher's Bible : 100 Complete Alphabets and How to Draw Them
by David Harris and Janet Mehigan


Overview - Both hobbyists and students of design will value this easy-to-use self-teaching book. Each of its 100 sections shows a complete A-to-Z calligraphy alphabet, with lessons on correct pen strokes and advice on avoiding errors. Beginners will find sound basic instruction, while experienced calligraphers can extend their repertoire with letter styles that range from classic Roman to clean and elegant contemporary styles.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Both hobbyists and students of design will value this easy-to-use self-teaching book. Each of its 100 sections shows a complete A-to-Z calligraphy alphabet, with lessons on correct pen strokes and advice on avoiding errors. Beginners will find sound basic instruction, while experienced calligraphers can extend their repertoire with letter styles that range from classic Roman to clean and elegant contemporary styles. In addition to analysis of each alphabetA a¬a s features, the bookA a¬a s detailed instruction provides information onA a¬a Tools and materials * Layout basics * Numerals and punctuation * Illumination and ornamentation * Tips for the left-handed calligrapher . . . and more. Readers will also find examples by master calligraphers from past eras. This bookA a¬a s spiral binding ensures that pages lay flat when opened, allowing calligraphers to study and copy each pen stroke with ease. "The CalligrapherA a¬a s Bible" is printed in color and features more than 350 illustrations.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780764156151
  • ISBN-10: 0764156152
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
  • Publish Date: September 2003
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 6.6 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds


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