Calligraphy Magic

Calligraphy Magic

How to Create Lettering, Knotwork, Coloring and More

Paperback - 2011
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Transform ordinary handwritten pieces into unique, artistic keepsakes, Calligraphy Magic makes the art of decorative lettering fun and achievable--even if you're a beginner.

Take it one simple pen-stroke at a time. Following Cari Buziak's clear visual instruction, you'll learn how to embellish every project with beautifully hand-lettered words, logos and decorative illustrations. Detailed demonstrations include:

A precise list of the tools and materials you'll need Colorful illustrations that show how to form every stroke 15 complete alphabets--from basic to fancy--such as Italic, Gothic and Versal Step-by-step instruction for adding exciting decorative touches such as Celtic knotwork, gold leafing and eye-popping colors 12 step-by-step projects that show how to create gorgeous calligraphic treatments for wedding invitations, greeting cards, thank you notes, awards, certificates and much more Plus, a full chapter that walks you through using a computer to create your own calligraphy fonts There are even pre-printed practice pages you can photocopy to help you perfect every stroke. It's all here in Calligraphy Magic . Take your decorative lettering to new heights to precision and beauty, and create timeless pieces for family and friends to treasure and admire.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, c2011.
ISBN: 9781440304965
1440304963
Characteristics: 125 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.

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