Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy

Author: Eleanor Winters
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486409511
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Practical guide teaches elegant 18th-century writing style. Each letterform demonstrated stroke by stroke with clear explanation. Write quotations, poems, invitations, more. Numerous black-and-white illus. Bibliography.

Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy

Author: Eleanor Winters
Publisher: Gramercy
ISBN: 9780517101346
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Perfect for designers, calligraphers, and artists, this comprehensive manual presents a history of this elegant script and provides step-by-step instructions for mastering it. Gramercy

Italic and Copperplate Calligraphy

Author: Eleanor Winters
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486477495
Format: PDF, Docs
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This guide to the two most popular styles of calligraphy is filled with advice for those looking to advance to the next level. Well-illustrated, step-by-step instructions by an expert calligrapher explain every detail of mastering the italic and copperplate hands, from the basics to tips on texture, color, and commercial calligraphy.

Calligraphy in the Copperplate Style

Author: Herb Kaufman
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486240371
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Simple and straightforward guide takes you step by step through the entire process of creating copperplate lettering: the nine basic strokes, lower-case and upper-case letters, how to join letters into words, and how to form numerals and punctuation. Bracketing the instructional chapters is information on materials and proper preparation. Guide sheets. 64 illustrations.

Copperplate Calligraphy

Author: Dick Jackson
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486810038
Format: PDF, ePub
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No need for copper or plates to achieve the distinctive calligraphic script of eighteenth-century Europe ― just a pen, ink, and this comprehensive workbook will do. Master calligrapher Dick Jackson explains the basic strokes for almost all letters of the copperplate alphabet. Simple instructions and examples introduce the swirls, flourishes, strikings, and thick and thin strokes that make copperplate calligraphy a source of pleasure for the practitioner and a delight to the reader. A historical introduction traces the growth of copperplate from its roots in the French ronde of the seventeenth century, to its adaptation by English clerks into their copybooks, and the development of the style known as round hand. In addition, guide sheets and instructions for individual letters and numbers offer aspiring calligraphers a practical approach to this enduring art form.

The Technique of Copperplate Calligraphy

Author: Gordon Turner
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486255123
Format: PDF, ePub
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A complete manual on the technique of writing with the pointed pen in roundhand, which is the American version of copperplate. You'll find detailed step-by-step instructions for executing the straight stroke and many other components.

Calligraphy in Ten Easy Lessons

Author: Eleanor Winters
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486418049
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Absolute beginners can learn how to get started on the basic Italic hand in this practical guide. Detailed discussions cover spacing and connecting letters; forming words and sentences; drawing "swash" capitals; changing nibs; using color; making corrections; waterproofing; addressing envelopes, making invitations, and stationery, and transcribing special texts. Numerous black-and-white illustrations.

Mastering Calligraphy

Author: Gaye Godfrey-Nicholls
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452101125
Format: PDF, ePub
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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. Brimming with both practical instruction and more than 700 inspirational photos, this is the definitive new guide for both serious calligraphers and budding hand-lettering enthusiasts. Inside are step-by-step instructions accompanied by examples of current work, plus historical information, artist profiles, troubleshooting tips, and an extensive resource section. Perfect for students, artists, professionals, and hobbyists, this is a tremendously valuable addition to any arts library.

Modern Calligraphy

Author: Molly Suber Thorpe
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1250152453
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Learn script calligraphy from an in-demand calligrapher and wedding invitation designer Calligraphy is about creating something uniquely beautiful, whether to celebrate a special occasion like marriage or to use every day in the form of stationery. Author Molly Suber Thorpe, an award-winning designer and calligrapher based in Los Angeles, works closely with her international clients to give them the distinctive products they're looking for. Now you can learn from this experienced expert how to master this fresh modern lettering style. The first book to teach this bold new style breaks the calligraphy process down into simple steps so anyone can learn to create their own stunning wedding invitations, thank you cards, gift tags, and more. Starting with an overview of the supplies—from paper to ink to pens—you will learn how to form letters, words, and then phrases by following Molly's clear step-by-step instructions, and by practicing with the provided templates. After mastering letter forms using a pointed pen and ink you can take it to the next level by learning how to use watercolor and gouache, or how to digitize your calligraphy. The twenty projects in the book provide lots of inspiration for making your own and are grouped into three sections: weddings, entertainment, and personal stationery. With loads of ideas, practice exercises, and helpful tips, soon you will be turning out gorgeous script calligraphy pieces like the ones featured in wedding magazines and popular websites like Pinterest.