Modern Calligraphy

Author: Lucy Edmonds
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1409172562
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Beautifully illustrated with a covetable rose gold foil cover, Modern Calligraphy is a step-by-step workbook for those wanting to learn this super trendy form of lettering. Written by Lucy Edmonds, the founder of Quill London, the book will guide readers through the first steps of pointed pen calligraphy, encouraging you to spend an hour a week developing and practicing the new skill. Designed for complete beginners, the book offers tips, tricks and techniques on the materials required and how to use them properly, how to approach the modern calligraphy letterforms, and most importantly explores ways to develop our own modern calligraphy style. You'll learn about inks and how to make your own, brush calligraphy, and what you can do with your new skill - from envelope addressing and event stationery to beautiful dinner party menus and gift tags.

Modern Calligraphy

Author: Leslie Tieu
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780998906201
Format: PDF
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Ever wanted to learn the modern calligraphy style of lettering but didn't know how to begin? "Modern Calligraphy: a beginner's guide to pointed pen and brush pen lettering" includes everything you need to started. This book will cover the tools needed to learn pointed pen calligraphy including pen holders, nibs, inks, and papers. It also explores tools needed for brush pen lettering including reviews of multiple types of brush tips and pens.This guide will explore the basic pen strokes of modern calligraphy. It provides tracing guides to practice these strokes as well as step-by-step instructions on how to write each letter. The guide offers instructions on how to create your own style of lettering by offering over 600 ways to write letters of the alphabet.Define your style and have fun with lettering with instructions on bounce lettering, shadowing, bubbling, and more.

Modern Calligraphy

Author: Molly Suber Thorpe
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1250152453
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Nib Ink

Author: Chiara Perano
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0753552086
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Manual of modern calligraphy

Author: Margaret Shepherd
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
ISBN: 9780517659847
Format: PDF
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Demonstrates basic calligraphic techniques, shows a variety of alphabets, and looks at new layouts and styles

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

Author: Lisa Engelbrecht
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 161059438X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Calligraphy, the art of elegant, beautiful lettering, has increased in popularity over the last several years. From brides who want to address their wedding invitations to do-it-yourselfers who want to prepare certificates or make a family tree, and even for art journalers and scrapbookers who like creative text in their works, calligraphy books and classes are hot. This new-in-paperback book will spark the interest of the calligraphy novice by introducing a new approach to lettering, one that combines a lively combination of traditional lettering styles, fun and scripty modern styles, and artsy street-style lettering, along with project ideas that incorporate creative lettering. The book demonstrates the uses of traditional and cutting edge lettering tools, from classic calligraphy pens to bling-producing metallic foils and glue pens. It introduces a wide array of lettering styles with complete alphabets sample artworks that show an application. Fully stepped-out illustrations break down each letterform, taking the reader through each stroke and a large collection of gallery images provides further inspiration for how to use creative lettering in artwork.

Brush Pen Lettering Practice Book

Author: Grace Song
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 1612438482
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Practice til you’re perfect with expert drills, tips, and exercises! If you want to take your hand lettering to the next level, you need to practice, practice, practice. But merely writing the same letter over and over often leads to repeating the same mistake instead of improving your skill. Packed with expert drills, tips and exercises, Brush Pen Lettering Practice Book provides the smart coaching and blank work space to make your daily practice easier, more efficient and more fun. It’s the ideal way to speed you on your way to creating gorgeous lettering styles. The perfect companion to author Grace Song’s Brush Pen Lettering, this handy workbook features helpful practice pages with guided lines, hints and even specific letter form combinations for many popular words, including: • Congratulations • Greetings • Wedding • Happy Birthday

The Art of Calligraphy in Modern China

Author: Gordon S. Barrass
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520234512
Format: PDF
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"This is an excellent handbook of contemporary Chinese calligraphy for English-speaking readers. Barrass loves calligraphy and offers much information about the lives and art of many of the finest modern masters of this ancient art. The book fills a big gap in the literature."--Richard Barnhart, coauthor of "Three Thousand Years of Chinese Painting

Modern Calligraphy

Author: Josephine Becker
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781976075032
Format: PDF
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When many of us hear the word 'calligraphy', our minds immediately run to the Orient and things that look like they are from the Far East. We think of dragons and bright red letters on pretty backgrounds, or we think of that old fashioned way of writing that we see so often in Shakespearean plays. The truth of the matter is that calligraphy is a double sided hobby. You can use it for communication, and you can use it for art. In many of today's projects, it is used as a form of communication, but I want to show you how you can use it for so much more than that. Did you realize you can use letters to make art? You can make pictures, quotes, letters, initials, can countless other things into art just by writing them in a fancy way. I want to show you how. There is an art to this art, and you are going to learn the ins and outs of the trade in the pages of this book. Starting with the basics and taking it up from there, you are going to learn how you can turn ordinary letters into brilliant pieces that you can give to your friends and family, or that you can decorate your house with. You don't have to be good at calligraphy to turn letters into art, you just need to use your imagination! There are so many ways you can turn writing into art: Letters Cards Wall art Pictures Gifts and little memos And more!