Calligraphy means "beautiful writing", and that's exactly what you'll be doing after you finish this book. DO-IT-YOURSELF CALLIFGRAPHY makes it easy to master three basic calligraphic styles, with tips and techniques to make your writing truly special. You'll also learn how to use your new calligraphy skills to create one-of-a-kind cards, certificates, book plates--and more.
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2mm fine-point 45-degree angle adult supervision Alliteration alphabet base line beautiful writing BLACKLETTER MAJUSCULES bond paper CALLIGRAM calligraphy glue pen calligraphy is written calligraphy marker calligraphy nib CALLIGRAPHY TERMS CENTERING YOUR CALLIGRAPHY craft knife curved entrance stroke Descender line different hands different-sized nibs dip pens downstroke eraser exciting favorite felt-tip fine-point calligraphy pen FLOURISHED PHRASES fold fountain pens freezer wrap glitter glue Gouache Greek Greek alphabet guide lines Italic calligraphy Lefties LET S PRACTICE LETTER RY LETTER lowercase letters masking fluid masking tape meaning to flower paint pen pangram papyrus pen angle pen nib Pen scale pen width photocopy pictographs placecard Popsicle stick PRACTICE BLACKLETTER PRACTICE LETTER Roman Rubber stamps SCROLL PEN secret ingredient SEEING—AND WRITING—DOUBLE serif shape strip styles of calligraphy tilted tissue tracing paper Try designing twenty-six letters two-stroke letter two-way glue Uncial waist line WEATHERGRAM word for calligraphy writing surface X-height