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The Art & Craft of Hand Lettering: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration

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Provides a course in the art of beautiful writing and a resource featuring various images. This work helps you learn broad-pen alphabets, including classic uncial, Roman, and italic caps, as well as styles with added variations. Seventeen projects include a traditional certificate with decorative contrasts and flourishes, and more.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published February 28th 2006 by Lark Books (first published May 28th 2004)
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Casey
Dec 28, 2009 Casey rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction, crafts
I like how this book is focused on general hand lettering and not just "calligraphy," which is what most other books focus on.

This book is put together much like attending a class on hand lettering - that's good because I feel like I'm learning more, and its very well organized, but its bad for someone who just wants to pick up the book and practice letters right away.

I do wish there were some more examples of different hand lettering alphabets (or fonts), but overall this book is very instructi
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Mar 26, 2009 Judith rated it liked it
I looked at this book visually. It's a book to be studied. I just don't have the time. Or, I should say I don't make the time.
The Calligrapher's Bible is the book I like. It's a small spiral book perfect for my needs.
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