Your Penmanship - With 104 Diagrams and 5 Full Page Plates

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Lundberg Press, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 132 pages
This book is a comprehensive guide to calligraphy. Contents Include: Introduction; Making friends with your pen; Learning to write; Other types of writing; Layout; Decorative Capitals and Versal Letters; Other decorative uses of the pen; Traditional materials of the scribe; Planning and executing panels, addresses, greetings cards, and maps; Planning and executing manuscript books; Gilding; Methods of presentation; Miscellaneous information useful to the scribe. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.

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