Beginner's Guide: Calligraphy and Illumination

This calligraphy instruction book will help you get started learning calligraphy and illumination. The full color book features step-by-step instructions for basic techniques and four projects. Published by Walter Foster Publishing, Inc., January 2007.

This oversize book reproduces the alphabets at a large size which make them easy to copy. This book is part of Walter Foster's very affordable Beginner's Guide series.

Table of Contents:

Tools, Materials and Setup
Getting Started
Skeleton Hand
Foundational Hand
Uncial Hand
Blackletter Hand
Versals
Italic Hand
Planning Your Designs
Working with Color
Designing a Quote
Illuminating Letters
Modernizing Ancient Styles
Exploring Decorative Techniques
Taking the Next Step

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Beginner's Guide: Calligraphy and Illumination

Paperback book is 10.25 x 13.75 inches, 32 pages

$8.95