Save £5.00 with this book bundle and learn the very best lettering from two of our favourite calligraphers. This makes a perfect gift for budding calligraphers this Christmas.
After conducting many workshops around Japan, internationally known graphic designer Veronica Halim was given a chance by Shufunotomo to publish a book on calligraphy and styling. Her book takes beginners through this accessible form of artistic expression, starting with the basics, from using a nib and pen holder to mastering the strokes to construct Copperplate and Modern Calligraphy scripts. Then you'll learn how to apply these skills to a variety of stunning styling ideas and projects to make for your home, gatherings, and friends and family. You'll find inspiration for vintage cards, personalized stationery, elegant wedding invitations, embossed stamps, labels for bottles, place cards, signs, and more!
Size: 18.4 x 25.4 x 1.3cm
An easy-to-follow guide to learning the art of calligraphy, with 25 gorgeously photographed projects that use calligraphy to make beautiful gifts and home décor.
Calligraphy and hand lettering have surged in popularity as people rediscover traditional handicrafts as a creative outlet and way to relax. Unlike other hand lettering books, The Gift of Calligraphy shows you how to use your calligraphy skills to create invitations, wall art, wrapping paper, a tote bag, even a calligraphy kit for kids. Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls, calligraphy teacher and author of Belle Calligraphy, brings her signature modern style to this traditional craft. The first quarter of the book provides a primer for creating a simple alphabet and how to find your own personal style of lettering, followed by wonderful projects that will delight your family, impress your friends, and beautify your home, all accompanied by clear step-by-step photography and inspiring shots of the finished pieces.