Essential elements of italic and copperplate calligraphy in one easy to understand and beautifully presented guide. this takes the beginner from the basics, through to a thorough understanding of the art, from tools, materials, light, posture, practice, letter forms, and variations.
Subjects include: Miniscules, Capitals, weight, proportion, flourishing, calligraphic handwriting, texture, colour, choice of text and working commercially. There are plenty of present day and historic examples of compelling and classic work, as well as full colour illustration throughout. Illustrations: