Simply calligraphy : a beginner's guide to elegant lettering

Book
Published 2016
Item Details
Summary:

"This simple guide to calligraphy teaches just the basics, allowing novices to jump right in and make their own wedding invitations, hand-label envelopes, write their own placecards, and explore their creative side. With the rise of do-it-yourselfers, there is growing demand for a calligraphy guide that is much simpler than what's currently on the market. This book answers that call, with a focus on only the popular Italic alphabet rather than the scads normally covered by other books (Gothic, Uncials, Half-uncials, and so on). After learning the basic letters, this book presents an open invitation--and a bit of inspiration--to make calligraphy one's own with creative flourishes for every project and occasion. With a modern two-color design and simple explanatory text, Simply Calligraphy's unintimidating approach proves that calligraphy is as easy as picking up pen and paper"-- Provided by publisher.

ISBN:
9781607748564
1607748568
Publisher, Date:
Berkeley : Watson-Guptill, 2016.
Description:
96 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN:
2015031938
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