Author(s): JANET MEHIGAN
This expertly presented new book covers all the necessary aspects of the art of "beautiful writing", setting out the essential tools needed to begin, teaching all the basic strokes to form letters, and providing a rich variety of alphabet templates from which to work. An additional feature of the book is a fabulous gallery of examples from the very best calligraphers working today. In the first section of the book the basics are clearly explained: the materials and equipment you will need, and practical instruction for the calligraphic techniques. The second section of the book presents 50 original step-by-step projects that offer practical ideas and inspiration for using calligraphy in all kinds of ways.
Janet Mehigan is a Fellow of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators and of the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society. She also teaches calligraphy and art in Adult Education. She has written a title called Illumination for Calligraphy and has co-authored a number of books about calligraphy with Mary Noble, also a Fellow of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators and of the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society. These titles include The Beginner's Guide to Calligraphy and The Calligrapher's Companion.