Classic Calligraphy for Beginners

Essential Step-by-Step Techniques for Copperplate and Spencerian Scripts - 30+ Simple, Modern Projects for Pointed Nib, Pen, and Brush

Classic Calligraphy for Beginners
$24.99 / £18.99
Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631599842
Publisher: Quarry Books
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Classic Calligraphy for Beginners introduces the fundamental tools, supplies, and step-by-step techniques for learning and mastering two classic calligraphic scripts, Copperplate and Spencerian.

Written and illustrated by noted calligraphy artist and teacher Younghae Chung, you will:
  • Get a detailed yet precise overview of tools, supplies, and terminology.
  • Try out your materials with basic mark-making exercises and warm-ups.
  • Explore the essential letterforms of the featured hands, then apply each to a variety of simple projects on paper, glass, and other surfaces that reinforce important skills.
  • Find instructive and inspiring tips on how the elements of the featured classic hands can be interpreted into sophisticatedmodern styles.
Discover the timeless beauty of calligraphy with Classic Calligraphy for Beginners.

The author

Younghae Chung is a classically trained left-handed calligrapher, teacher, and creative entrepreneur. After working in a New York City advertising agency and nonprofit organization, she decided to pursue her passion for the arts and teaching and launched Logos Calligraphy & Design. Younghae’s mission is to keep penmanship alive by sharing her joy and love of writing, creating, and offering resources to help others learn a timeless craft. She has taught thousands of students, both in-person and online, connecting with and cultivating a diverse community of students from more than 35 countries worldwide. Find out more about Younghae’s work and classes on her website and on Instagram (@logos_calligraphy), Facebook (@logoscalligraphy), and YouTube (Logos Calligraphy). She is based in southern California.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631599842
Illustrations: approximately 250
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm

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