The Calligrapher s Handbook

Author: Heather Child
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780800811983
Format: PDF, ePub
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A guide to the craft of calligraphy discusses the various writing instruments, pigments, and surfaces, surveys formal scripts, and explains handwriting techniques

The Calligrapher s Business Handbook

Author: Molly Suber Thorpe
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781545300497
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Calligrapher's Business Handbook is a guide to best business practices and pricing strategies for calligraphers and lettering artists. Whether you're starting out in creative freelancing, transitioning from a different profession, or running a lettering business that just needs a boost, you will welcome the invaluable ideas in this handbook. Award-winning graphic designer, renowned calligrapher, and bestselling author of Modern Calligraphy, Molly Suber Thorpe shares her hard-earned insights to answer your most pressing business questions. Molly has packed these pages with advice you won't find anywhere else, covering a range of topics for freelance calligraphers and hand lettering artists: How professional calligraphers charge for their services Whether to charge flat rates or hourly rates When - and how - to offer discounts or freebies How to charge for commercial work, such as logo designs How to get the most bang for your advertising budget What goes into a fair project contract How to navigate copyright licensing and know your rights!

The Calligrapher

Author: Edward Docx
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618485345
Format: PDF, ePub
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After meeting the enigmatic Madeleine, Jasper, a calligrapher and notorious seducer, finds himself falling in love and discovers in the poems of John Donne, which he has been transcribing, the meaning of love and life.

The Calligrapher s handbook

Author: Patricia Webster
Publisher: Popular Culture Ink
ISBN: 9780831711573
Format: PDF
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Covers every aspects of calligraphy from basic exercises to advanced applications, layout and design, equipment, materials, and a wide range of letter symbols

Modern Calligraphy

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

Calligraphy Handbook

Author: Emma Callery
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 9780785823001
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of this book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced readers. This is a complete guide to the art of calligraphy, from selecting pens and mastering different alphabets through to designing and laying out your work. Step-by-step mini projects demonstrate a wide range of techniques, from brush lettering and gliding to design principles and practice. Beautifully illustrated examples provide a wealth of inspiration and include scripts such as Roman, Italic, Gothic, and Copperplate calligraphy. The book describes the equipment needed to be an excellent calligrapher, including the paper, measuring tools, pens, brushes, and inks.