Author(s): Peter E. Taylor
This title includes numerous decorative and instructive illustrations plus detailed step-by-step instructions. It features a gallery providing ideas for personal designs. This beautiful and inspirational book teaches adults and older children the skills needed to write calligraphically in a range of modern and traditional styles, suitable for every greeting card and scrapbooking purposes. Practical information is given on creating pleasing layouts for wording and pages, adding written inserts into cards and attaching lettering written on separate layers of paper and card. Embossing, printing with carved erasers, linocut lettering and other techniques for creative lettering are also explained.
Peter Taylor learned papermaking, printmaking and bookbinding at art colleges, and then the craft of calligraphy from many of the world's finest practitioners, including 'The Queen's Scribe', Donald Jackson. He emigrated to Australia in 1982 and is now recognized as one of Australia's best and most creative calligraphers. With books selling in the UK, Asia and elsewhere, his reputation as an expert has grown in other countries, too.