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Collins Calligrapher's Companion
by Mary Noble
A comprehensive and practical guide to all aspects of the popular art of calligraphy. In this text, each of the ten major calligraphic hands are reproduced as a complete alphabet with directional arrows to show order and direction of strokes. Ten variations are shown for each of the major hands.
A comprehensive and practical guide to all aspects of the popular art of calligraphy. Section One shows how to assemble a basic kit of materials, analyzes basic letterforms and demonstrates how to put pen to paper. Section Two is the book's unique script identifier sets out over 100 different alphabets for the calligrapher and defines key points in each one to enable you to select the best one for the intended purpose. Section Three looks at the aesthetics of calligraphy and introduces the calligrapher to ideas for adding colour and textured backgrounds, embellishments and illumination to their work. Each of the 10 major calligraphic hands are reproduced as a complete alphabet with directional arrows to show order and direction of strokes. Ten variations are shown for each of the major hands.
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Mary Noble is a calligrapher and graphic designer and she has co-authored The Art of Colour Calligraphy. Janet Mehigan is a freelance calligrapher who also teaches calligraphy and painting in Adult Education.
Collins Calligrapher's Companion by Mary Noble
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