Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Modern Calligraphy Workshop The Creative Art of Pen, Brush and Chalk Lettering

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Synopsis

Learn how to create beautiful, hand-lettered stationery, art and other decorations with Modern Calligraphy Workshop, a sophisticated, interactive book full of exquisite sample alphabets, fun exercises and simple step-by-step projects. From modern calligraphy in ink to hand lettering in chalk on blackboard and brush lettering in paint, you will discover a variety of ingenious ways to turn words and letters into projects that can be given as gifts, sent as snail mail or used within your home decor. 

Among other things, you will learn how to create eyecatching letterforms, embellish with swirls and flourishes, free-brush letters on canvas, make your own chalkboard, decorate jars or ceramics and digitize your work for printing. Along the way, you will find plenty of inspiration and helpful tips to encourage and educate you in your creative lettering journey, as well as numerous open practice pages to help you develop your own lettering style. 

With practical projects suitable for all sorts of celebrations, from engagements and weddings to baby showers, Modern Calligraphy Workshop will give you the inspiration as well as the skills to turn your everyday handwriting into an enviable artwork.

Book information

ISBN: 9781849499071
Publisher: Quadrille Publishing Ltd
Imprint: Quadrille Publishing
Pub date:
DEWEY: 745.61
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 143
Weight: 582g
Height: 254mm
Width: 205mm
Spine width: 16mm