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Mastering calligraphy : the complete guide to hand lettering

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Kirtland Community College Library NK 3600 .G63 2013 30775305463508 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781452101125 :
  • ISBN: 1452101124
  • Physical Description: print
    288 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, 2013.

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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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Calligraphy Technique
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