First Steps Calligraphy (First Step Series)
|Rating||:||4.23 (703 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||128 Pages|
An introduction to calligraphy which demonstrates popular lettering styles with practice exercises using copy-sheets. Also provides step-by-step instructions for more than twelve projects such as greetings cards and invitations.
Part of North Light Books' "First Step" series, it is aimed at the "absolute beginner." Excellent for secondary school age and above, it features projects on greeting cards, invitations, and romantic verse. If a more advanced treatment is needed, see David Harris's The Art of Calligraphy: A Practical Guide to the Skills and Techniques (DK, 1995).Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. Most calligraphy books can be pretty daunting for the beginner, hence Marsh's book. From Library Journal With over 200 books in print on calligraphy, the popularity of this sophisticated art is unquestionable.
"Wish it offered actual lines to practice with!" according to Cindy Brown. It is ok! But I don't feel like I need to purchase the practice line book to be able to get the proper desires look. Practice makes perfect, but hard to do with out page you could copy to practice with.