Modern Calligraphy

The twenty projects in the book provide lots of inspiration for making your own and are grouped into three sections: weddings, entertainment, and personal stationery.

Author: Molly Suber Thorpe

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781250152459

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

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A perfect gift for anyone who wants to learn the "write" way to craft calligraphy. Calligraphy is about creating something uniquely beautiful, whether to celebrate a special occasion like marriage or to use every day in the form of stationery. Author Molly Suber Thorpe, an award-winning wedding invitation designer and calligrapher based in Los Angeles, works closely with her international clients to give them the distinctive products they're looking for. In Modern Calligraphy, you can learn from this experienced expert how to master this fresh modern lettering style. The first book to teach this bold new style breaks the calligraphy process down into simple steps so anyone can learn to create their own stunning wedding invitations, thank you cards, gift tags, and more. Starting with an overview of the supplies—from paper to ink to pens—you will learn how to form letters, words, and then phrases by following Molly's clear step-by-step instructions, and by practicing with the provided templates. After mastering letter forms using a pointed pen and ink you can take it to the next level by learning how to use watercolor and gouache, or how to digitize your calligraphy. The twenty projects in the book provide lots of inspiration for making your own and are grouped into three sections: weddings, entertainment, and personal stationery. With loads of ideas, practice exercises, and helpful tips, soon you will be turning out gorgeous script calligraphy pieces like the ones featured in wedding magazines and popular websites like Pinterest.

Mastering Modern Calligraphy

Mastering Modern Calligraphy is a comprehensive guide to taking your pointed pen calligraphy skills to the next level and developing your very own modern style.

Author: Molly Suber Thorpe

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781250271600

Category: Art

Page: 240

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The perfect companion for pointed pen and digital calligraphers alike, with more than 2,700 letterforms and ligatures, stroke drills, warm-up exercises, flourishes, and simple words and phrases. This beautiful, in-depth guide to modern calligraphy emphasizes experimentation and fun, rather than rigid uniformity. With targeted exercises and lessons aimed at pushing you out of your calligraphy comfort zone, Mastering Modern Calligraphy will not only help you master tricks of the trade, but develop your very own modern calligraphy style, too.

Modern Calligraphy

The twenty projects in the book provide lots of inspiration for making your own and are grouped into three sections: weddings, entertainment, and personal stationery.

Author: Molly Suber Thorpe

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:1245546812

Category: Calligraphy

Page: 184

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"Calligraphy is about creating something uniquely beautiful, whether to celebrate a special occasion like marriage or to use every day in the form of stationery. Author Molly Suber Thorpe, an award-winning designer and calligrapher based in Los Angeles, works closely with her international clients to give them the distinctive products they're looking for. Now you can learn from this experienced expert how to master this fresh modern lettering style. The first book to teach this bold new style breaks the calligraphy process down into simple steps so anyone can learn to create their own stunning wedding invitations, thank you cards, gift tags, and more. Starting with an overview of the supplies--from paper to ink to pens--you will learn how to form letters, words, and then phrases by following Molly's clear step-by-step instructions, and by practicing with the provided templates. After mastering letter forms using a pointed pen and ink you can take it to the next level by learning how to use watercolor and gouache, or how to digitize your calligraphy. The twenty projects in the book provide lots of inspiration for making your own and are grouped into three sections: weddings, entertainment, and personal stationery. With loads of ideas, practice exercises, and helpful tips, soon you will be turning out gorgeous script calligraphy pieces like the ones featured in wedding magazines and popular websites like Pinterest!"--

The Calligrapher s Business Handbook

Whether you're starting out in creative freelancing, transitioning from a different profession, or running a lettering business that just needs a boost, you will welcome the invaluable ideas in this handbook.

Author: Molly Suber Thorpe

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1545300496

Category: Calligraphy

Page: 72

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The Calligrapher's Business Handbook is a guide to best business practices and pricing strategies for calligraphers and lettering artists. Whether you're starting out in creative freelancing, transitioning from a different profession, or running a lettering business that just needs a boost, you will welcome the invaluable ideas in this handbook. Award-winning graphic designer, renowned calligrapher, and bestselling author of Modern Calligraphy, Molly Suber Thorpe shares her hard-earned insights to answer your most pressing business questions. Molly has packed these pages with advice you won't find anywhere else, covering a range of topics for freelance calligraphers and hand lettering artists: How professional calligraphers charge for their services Whether to charge flat rates or hourly rates When - and how - to offer discounts or freebies How to charge for commercial work, such as logo designs How to get the most bang for your advertising budget What goes into a fair project contract How to navigate copyright licensing and know your rights!

Calligraphy

This lavishly illustrated guide includes all the information you need to get started in calligraphy as well as techniques for the more advanced artist, including using color, carving lettering in wood and stone, and creating abstract and ...

Author: Julien Chazal

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811712941

Category: Art

Page: 224

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Everything you need to know to get started: choosing quality tools, understanding the structure of letters, and learning the basic strokes Includes alphabets, from classic Roman letters, to the intricate traditions of the Middle Ages, to the simple, creative styles of today Hundreds of photos of inspiring, beautiful samples How to embellish your calligraphy with decorative dropped capitals, celtic knotwork, scrollwork, flourishes, and more Learn and master the beautiful and varied art of Western calligraphy. This lavishly illustrated guide includes all the information you need to get started in calligraphy as well as techniques for the more advanced artist, including using color, carving lettering in wood and stone, and creating abstract and ornamental calligraphy designs. The 40 alphabets included are drawn from throughout the rich history of Western calligraphy, from elaborate Gothic lettering to the clean lines of modern alphabets. An essential reference for calligraphers of all levels.

Study with Me

Getting Started The two pillars of modern calligraphy are: • Cursive or script style, in which the letters are connected ... You'll learn script styles using materials you're familiar with, and you won't need to invest in new supplies.

Author: Jasmine Shao

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781631597787

Category: Self-Help

Page: 112

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Inspired by the global "study with me"/#studygram phenomenon: Study smarter, stay motivated, improve your grades—all by taking better, more effective notes! Written by Jasmine Shao, founder of popular YouTube channel and Instagram account @studyquill, and Alyssa Jagan, founder of @craftyslimecreator and author of the DIY book Ultimate Slime,Study with Me includes everything you need to set and achieve your study goals using simple-to-master bullet journaling techniques: The basics of bullet journaling, and how to adapt them to your specific studying needs and goals Methods for organizing your time and scheduling Ideas for page and spread layouts for specific topics and how to set them up Plus: Dos and don’ts, hacks, and assorted tips for beginners With Study with Me, you’ll learn the note-taking and organizational skills you need to achieve success!

Creative Lettering and Beyond Timeless Calligraphy

Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy is the ideal guide for learning the techniques of traditional lettering styles.

Author: Laura Lavender

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 9781633227293

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Discover everything you need to know about historic flourished hands and how to create elegant, modern artwork inspired by traditional calligraphy techniques in this follow-up to the first and best-selling lettering book in Walter Foster’s Creative…and Beyond series. Beginning with an introduction to pointed pen and how to get started with this timeless tool, you’ll find a brief overview of the recommended tools and materials, as well as how to set up your work space. In addition, you will explore essential techniques used throughout the book, learn to hold the pen properly, and find tips for warming up. Talented artist and teacher Laura Lavender introduces you to a wide range of traditional, historic flourished hands and lettering styles, including Copperplate, Spencerian, Italian hand, Bickham script, Victorian embellished capitals, Art Nouveau capitals, Gothic capitals, and more. Each style includes an engaging introduction and history of the hand, an alphabet sampler, step-by-step instructions for creating the letters, and lots of inspirational examples and ideas for using the hand. Throughout the book, you will also find practice templates that can be copied and used time and again to perfect your technique and style. Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy is the ideal guide for learning the techniques of traditional lettering styles.

Copperplate Calligraphy from A to Z

Pointed pen calligraphy doesn’t have to be intimidating! This photo-packed guide breaks down every skill, step, and stroke into easy-to-learn techniques.

Author: Sarah Richardson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781612438795

Category: Art

Page: 116

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Learn to draw the popular classic script with this easy-to-use, full-color, and very modern guide. Pointed pen calligraphy doesn’t have to be intimidating! This photo-packed guide breaks down every skill, step, and stroke into easy-to-learn techniques. It shows you how to build a solid foundation in drawing beautiful letters as well as ways to add flourishes and embellishments to your personal projects. Nothing is overlooked, including: • Step-by-Step Instructions • Color Photos • Practice Pages • Expert Tips and Tricks • DIY Projects • Inspiration and Ideas

Modern Calligraphy for Kids

Calligraphy for kids and tweens aged 9 to 14-step by creative step. Learn to dazzle friends and family with beautiful writing, thanks to this contemporary guide to calligraphy.

Author: Sally Sanders

Publisher: Rockridge Press

ISBN: 1641523816

Category:

Page:

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Calligraphy for kids, step by creative step. Help kids learn to dazzle friends and family with beautiful writing, thanks to this fun and contemporary guide to calligraphy. Modern Calligraphy for Kids makes it easy for kids ages 9 to 14 to learn the basic techniques--and develop the creativity and control that come with them. The detailed step-by-step instructions are easy for beginners to follow. You'll even find built-in practice pages--plus a link to print more anytime. Get started with lists of materials you need, and let kids show off their skills with extra projects like making their own party invitations. Jump into the joy of creating fancy, colorful lettering for everything from school assignments to thank you cards and artwork. Modern Calligraphy for Kids offers: A brain engaged--Discover the challenge and satisfying sensation of writing on crisp paper with brush pens. Lucky number three--Learn three kinds of letters (serif, sans serif, and script), and three types of calligraphy (pointed brush, monoline, and classic). Real-time progress--The built-in workspaces let kids look back and see how much they've improved. Give kids the tools to teach themselves the art and fun of calligraphy--no screens required.

The Art of Calligraphy in Modern China

Z79 political calligraphy 46-5 3 post-Impressionism 125 Pu Licping 236-43 gallery opened by 242. 247 Autumn Wind 239, ... 266 auction 201 Caishiji museum's name board by 145, 151 Guo Moruo's admiration for 148 running script 27.

Author: Gordon S. Barrass

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSD:31822031120579

Category: Calligraphers

Page: 288

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Both a means of communication and a revered form of art, calligraphy is a defining feature of Chinese culture. This text describes 25 individual calligraphers in the context of modern Chinese art and politics.