The Art & Craft of Hand Lettering

The Art & Craft of Hand Lettering

Techniques, Projects, Inspiration

Book - 2004
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A beautiful introduction to a popular art.

Thanks to the guidance of an experienced calligraphy teacher, anyone can add a touch of elegance to invitations, handwritten poems, and a variety of surfaces. Annie Cicale provides a complete, easy-to-follow course in the art of beautiful writing and an attractive resource filled with breathtaking images. She'll guide your pen as you master broad pen alphabets, including classic uncial, Roman and italic caps, as well as playful invented styles with added variations. Copy a historical letter technique, and understand the basics of layout, design, texture, and color. Seventeen projects include a traditional certificate with decorative contrasts and flourishes; journals and scrapbooks; and even a colorful silk-screened pillow.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Lark Books ; Toronto : Distributed in Canada by Sterling Pub., 2004.
ISBN: 9781579904036
1579904033
Branch Call Number: 745.61 C568
Characteristics: 192 p. : col. ill.
Alternative Title: Art and craft of hand lettering

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magsdaisy17
Nov 28, 2012

While I found the technique and technical details fascinating, many of the projects to me seemed a bit dated... But it was great for learning the how-to!

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