Calligraphy Workshop. The ultimate introduction to the art of writing
In the age of digital typography, a beautiful handmade writing is still a fundamental creative mean, whether it is to write an invitation or to frame a literary quote. In Calligraphy Workshop, Christopher Calderhead teaches the basic features of the most important calligraphic styles, from the italics to the Roman uppercase. As the outstanding expert in this field he is, he encourages to use not only your hands, but also your sight to fully understand and appreciate all aspects from this beautiful art, which still has practical applications. His clear, easy-to-follow instructions are complemented by over four hundred pictures, in which didactical historic documents and practical guides. He also proposes projects which illustrate some of the simplest uses of calligraphy, from a handwritten book to a map. Focusing in different traditions and aesthetic movements, this book makes artistic calligraphy something both attractive and affordable for everyone.
Author: Christopher Calderhead