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Classic Calligraphy for Beginners: Essential Step-By-Step Techniques for Copperplate and Spencerian Scripts - 25+ Simple, Modern Projects for Pointed

Classic Calligraphy for Beginners: Essential Step-By-Step Techniques for Copperplate and Spencerian Scripts - 25+ Simple, Modern Projects for Pointed

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Classic Calligraphy for Beginners introduces the fundamental techniques for mastering two classic calligraphic scripts, Copperplate and Spencerian, plus easy-to-follow exercises and fun, modern projects.

Guided by instructions and illustrations by noted calligraphy artist and teacher Younghae Chung, you will:

  • Get a detailed yet concise overview of tools, supplies, and terminology
  • Try out your materials with basic warm-ups and nib exercises
  • Learn the essential principles or strokes and create the lowercase and uppercase letters of the featured scripts
  • Take your letters to the next level and add flourishes with confidence
  • Explore brush pens and non-flexible writing tools to emulate the look of calligraphy on large-scale and unusual surfaces
  • Reinforce core skills by applying the scripts to a variety of simple, modern projects on paper, wood, glass, fabric, and other surfaces, and get inspiring tips on how to add beautiful details that lend a modern touch
  • Find sample guide sheets for Copperplate, Spencerian, and brush calligraphy

Discover the timeless beauty of calligraphy with Classic Calligraphy for Beginners.

Author: Younghae Chung
Publisher: Quarry Books
Published: 07/12/2022
Pages: 144
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.33lbs
Size: 10.98h x 8.52w x 0.37d
ISBN: 9781631599842

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 05/15/2022 pg. 7
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