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Modern Calligraphy

RRP $29.99

  • Author Owen, Imogen
  • Category

    Winter 2017, Craft & DIY

  • Date Published July 2017
  • Publisher Quadrille 
  • Edition Type Paperback
  • ISBN 9781849499071

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 Workshopwill give you the inspiration as well as the skills to turn your everyday handwriting into an enviable artwork.

 

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