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Modern Calligraphy

Everything You Need to Know to Get Started in Script Calligraphy
Thorpe, Molly Suber (Book - 2013 )
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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!"--
Authors: Thorpe, Molly Suber
Title: Modern calligraphy
everything you need to know to get started in script calligraphy
Publisher: New York :, St. Martin's Griffin,, 2013.
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: pages cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Supplies & set-up
Learning To write : letters, then words, then sentences
Intermediate lettering techniques
Pushing the envelope : postal art
Do-it-yourself projects.
Summary: "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!"--
Local Note: 53 118 172
Master record variable field(s) change: 505 WorldCat Holdings
ISBN: 1250016320
9781250016324
Statement of Responsibility: Molly Suber Thorpe
Subject Headings: Writing materials and instruments. Calligraphy.
Topical Term: Writing materials and instruments.
Calligraphy.
LCCN: 2013013847
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