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Calligraphy For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05129-0
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336 pages
February 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Yes, You Can Do Calligraphy!

Chapter 1: Doing Calligraphy Can Be as Easy as ABC.

Chapter 2: Peeking Inside the Calligrapher’s Toolbox.

Chapter 3: Putting Your Pen to Paper.

Part II: The Amazing, Incredible Italic Alphabet.

Chapter 4: Taking a Few Baby Steps with Italic.

Chapter 5: Doing Italic with a Calligraphy Pen.

Chapter 6: Perfecting the Italic Alphabet.

Chapter 7: Turning Up the "Wow! Factor" with Variations and Embellishments.

Part III: Expanding Your Repertoire.

Chapter 8: The Blackletter Alphabet.

Chapter 9: Classical Roman Letters.

Chapter 10: Formal Manuscript, Foundational Hand, or Bookhand.

Chapter 11: Formal Uncial and Funky Variations.

Chapter 12: Elegantly Outlined and Decorated Letters.

Chapter 13: A Fancy Document Script.

Part IV: Popular Projects.

Chapter 14: Designing and Lettering a Quotation.

Chapter 15: Creating a Poster or Sign.

Chapter 16: Certificates.

Chapter 17: More Things to Do with Your Calligraphy.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Use Your Calligraphy for Weddings.

Chapter 19: Ten Fun Alphabets.

Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Making Money Using Your Calligraphy.

Appendix: Practice Pages.

Index.

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