The Calligraphy Handbook PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Calligraphy Handbook free pdf Calligraphy, from the Greek for 'Beautiful script' is a stimulating and moving artform, whether combined with illumination, treated as 'painting with words', or emphasising the purity and simplicity of the letters themselves."The Calligraphy Handbook" is a comprehensive guide to the art of calligraphy, from selecting pens and papers, mastering different alphabets and letter construction through to designing and laying out your own work and presenting it in a bound book.Step-by-step mini-projects demonstrate the vast range of techniques involved in this expressive and satisfying artform, from brush lettering and gilding to design principles and practice.Illustrated with examples from Roman through to Medieval, Gothic, and renaissance calligraphy and accompanying details on history, "The Calligraphy Handbook" is both beautiful and informative. It is an essential guide and source of inspiration for calligraphers at all levels.

About Emma Callery

Emma Callery is a freelance writer and editor who specialises in craft and craft-related subjects.

Details Book

Author : Emma Callery
Publisher : Search Press Ltd
Data Published : 01 February 2008
ISBN : 184448307X
EAN : 9781844483075
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Calligraphy Handbook



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Mastering Calligraphy free pdfMastering Calligraphy

    The centuries-old art of calligraphy has rarely witnessed a more diverse and prolific explosion of new work than in today's hand-lettering revival. Mastering the Art of Calligraphy is the most comprehensive and up-to-date volume on this traditional craft and its contemporary practice..


  • Mastering Calligraphy free pdfMastering Calligraphy

    The centuries-old art of calligraphy has rarely witnessed a more diverse and prolific explosion of new work than in today's hand-lettering revival. Mastering the Art of Calligraphy is the most comprehensive and up-to-date volume on this traditional craft and its contemporary practice..


  • Calligraphy Techniques free pdfCalligraphy Techniques

    This is an essential beginner's guide to classic alphabets. with over 40 projects and 400 photographs and artworks. It helps you how to master the art of calligraphy. from simple letters in black ink to illuminated lettering in gold leaf..


  • Calligraphy For Dummies free pdfCalligraphy For Dummies

    You've always admired beautiful calligraphy. but you probably figured it was way too hard to master. right . Calligraphy is actually much easier than you ever dreamed. All you need is the right guide and you'll be up to speed in no time..


  • Calligraphy Bible free pdfCalligraphy Bible

    For beginner to more advanced practitioners of the lettering arts comes a comprehensive course in calligraphy. This complete guide contains all aspiring calligraphers need to discover and develop their hand-lettering skills..


  • The Calligraphy Handbook free pdfThe Calligraphy Handbook

    . Calligraphy, from the Greek for 'Beautiful script' is a stimulating and moving artform, whether combined with illumination, treated as 'painting with words', or emphasising the purity and simplicity