|Bibliography, etc. Note:
||Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-281) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
||The basics. History and evolution of Western calligraphy ; Tools and materials ; Good practice -- Hands. Broad-edged pen alphabets ; Non-traditional alphabets ; Pointed-pen alphabets ; Brush alphabets -- Design and decoration. Backgrounds and colors ; Layout and composition ; Illumination -- Digital calligraphy. Digitizing hand-drawn lettering ; Creating digital lettering.
||The centuries-old art of calligraphy is currently witnessing a prolific explosion of new talent. Godfrey-Nicholls offers a comprehensive look at this traditional craft and its contemporary practices. She includes step-by-step instruction on traditional and gestural hand-lettering techniques, digital typography, and more.