Calligraphy: A Complete Guide Julien Chazal

Calligraphy: A Complete Guide

Author: Julien Chazal
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Book Title
Calligraphy: A Complete Guide
Author
Julien Chazal
ISBN
9780811712941
Learn and master the beautiful and varied art of Western calligraphy. This lavishly illustrated guide includes all the information you need to get started in calligraphy, as well as techniques for the more advanced artist, including using color, carving lettering in wood and stone, and creating abstract and ornamental calligraphy designs. The 40 alphabets included are drawn from throughout the rich history of Western calligraphy, from elaborate Gothic lettering to the clean lines of modern alphabets. An essential reference for calligraphers of all levels.- Everything you need to know to get started: choosing quality tools, understanding the structure of letters, and learning the basic strokes- Includes alphabets, from classic Roman letters, to the intricate traditions of the Middle Ages, to the simple, creative styles of today- Hundreds of photos of inspiring, beautiful samples- How to embellish your calligraphy with decorative dropped capitals, celtic knotwork, scrollwork, flourishes, and moreBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Julien ChazalPublisher: Stackpole BooksPublished: 09/01/2013ISBN: 9780811712941Pages: 224Weight: 1.81lbsSize: 11.04h x 8.51w x 0.56d
Learn and master the beautiful and varied art of Western calligraphy. This lavishly illustrated guide includes all the information you need to get started in calligraphy, as well as techniques for the more advanced artist, including using color, carving lettering in wood and stone, and creating abstract and ornamental calligraphy designs. The 40 alphabets included are drawn from throughout the rich history of Western calligraphy, from elaborate Gothic lettering to the clean lines of modern alphabets. An essential reference for calligraphers of all levels.- Everything you need to know to get started: choosing quality tools, understanding the structure of letters, and learning the basic strokes- Includes alphabets, from classic Roman letters, to the intricate traditions of the Middle Ages, to the simple, creative styles of today- Hundreds of photos of inspiring, beautiful samples- How to embellish your calligraphy with decorative dropped capitals, celtic knotwork, scrollwork, flourishes, and more

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Julien Chazal
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Published: 09/01/2013
ISBN: 9780811712941
Pages: 224
Weight: 1.81lbs
Size: 11.04h x 8.51w x 0.56d
Learn and master the beautiful and varied art of Western calligraphy. This lavishly illustrated guide includes all the information you need to get started in calligraphy, as well as techniques for the more advanced artist, including using color, carving lettering in wood and stone, and creating abstract and ornamental calligraphy designs. The 40 alphabets included are drawn from throughout the rich history of Western calligraphy, from elaborate Gothic lettering to the clean lines of modern alphabets. An essential reference for calligraphers of all levels.- Everything you need to know to get started: choosing quality tools, understanding the structure of letters, and learning the basic strokes- Includes alphabets, from classic Roman letters, to the intricate traditions of the Middle Ages, to the simple, creative styles of today- Hundreds of photos of inspiring, beautiful samples- How to embellish your calligraphy with decorative dropped capitals, celtic knotwork, scrollwork, flourishes, and more

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Julien Chazal
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Published: 09/01/2013
ISBN: 9780811712941
Pages: 224
Weight: 1.81lbs
Size: 11.04h x 8.51w x 0.56d