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Complete Book of Calligraphy and Lettering A Comprehensive Guide to More Than 100 Traditional Calligraphy and Hand-Lettering Techniques

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ISBN-10: 1633225941

ISBN-13: 9781633225947

Edition: N/A

Authors: Cari Ferraro, Eugene Metcalf, Arthur Newhall, John Stevens

List price: $32.95
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The Complete Book of Calligraphy & Lettering presents the expertise of four professional artists to you as you learn the intricacies of lettering. From selecting the appropriate tools, such as pens, nibs, brushes, inks, and papers, to learning optimal hand positioning and understanding the intricacies of lettering angles, heights, spacing, and strokes, The Complete Book of Calligraphy & Lettering will have lettering enthusiasts mastering their craft in no time. Step-by-step lessons, practice templates, and a range of stunning alphabets demonstrate the breadth of artistic achievement that comes with practice and dedication. Four professional artists guide you through traditional…    
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group USA
Publication date: 9/25/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 9.40" wide x 12.40" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Cari Ferraro has been practicing calligraphy for over three decades. She has studied with many of the finest calligraphers teaching today, and taught broad pen calligraphy to children and adults. Her design business, Prose and Letters, has fulfilled calligraphy commissions for weddings, corporations, institutions and individuals since 1982. She also maintains a website as an online portfolio and catalog of her cards, prints, books, and wedding certificates. Her calligraphic manuscript books are collected by individuals and libraries around the country. Her work has been featured in the magazines "Victoria", "Letter Arts Review," and "Somerset Studio," the Calligrapher's Engagement Calendar,…    

Arthur Newhall'swork included type designing, theater lobby displays, movie titles, sign painting, advertising art, lettering for reproduction, and art from screen printing. He also worked as art director for an advertising agency. OfEugene Metcalf'smore than 30 years in the commercial art industry, almost half of them were spent as art director and top designer for major outdoor advertising companies in the Los Angeles area. Eugene was a freelance artist in the full spectrum of commercial art, including national magazine covers.