Technique - Card & Paper Crafts
This is the perfect handbook for helping you to develop and create your own original calligraphic style and enjoy the art of beautiful writing.
Skill Level: Easy
This book begins with the historical background to calligraphy the materials and equipment you need; and basic techniques, including ruling the paper, basic strokes, pen angles and basic letters. It then progresses through the most common hands – uncial, foundation, gothic, italic, sharpened italic and copperplate. Every letter of every hand is drawn out in stroke order. There is advice on letter and word spacing, all shown in clear, step-by-step photographs. 96 color pages.