A modern approach to the ancient art of Sino-Japanese calligraphy. This volume contains 150 step-by-step illustrations and photographs to take the reader from the basic strokes to the complex. For many a deep and lasting interest in Japanese culture, its people and its language, begins with a fascination for beautifully drawn characters produced by a master calligrapher. Compared with the squarish, regular representation of Chinese characters reproduced in books, newspapers, and magazines by modern printing techniques, the appealing brush strokes of a
The Definitive Guide Learn Top Calligraphy Techniques and Master the Art of Lettering
Author: Kenneth Gable
***2nd Edition*** Your Definitive Guide to Calligraphy! Free Bonus inside! (Right After Conclusion) - Get limited time offer, Get your BONUS right NOW! Get started with Calligraphy and Master the best techniquesIn Calligraphy - The Definitive Guide - Learn Top Calligraphy Techniques and Master the Art of Lettering, you'll learn all about calligraphy, starting with the different writing systems around the world. You will also learn about how to use these systems to create beautiful written work. Calligraphy is able to make documents, certificates and manuscripts more attractive. In this book, you will find practical and functional ideas to guide you through learning calligraphy. Using the Latin alphabet as an example for practicing calligraphy, you shall learn about:* How to put together all the materials you need to get started* The difference between a downward stroke and an upward stroke* The parts that make up a letter* What to do when your attempts at calligraphy are going wrong* How to develop your own techniqueFrom this book, you will learn about the different elements that may up your technique, such as dipping and holding. In addition, you will discover why it is important to control your hands and arms so that they remain steady as you create attractive letters} Read this book for FREE on Kindle Unlimited - Download NOW! Calligraphy is an excellent hobby, and one that can even be transformed into a way to earn money for your life. This book explains why consistent practice is the key to success. The tips and ideas in this book will teach you everything that you need to know when it comes to modern calligraphy Use the information within this book and get inspired to create your own calligraphy projects. Just scroll to the top of the page and select the Buy Button. Download Your Copy TODAY!
Gives an overview of the materials needed and the different styles in use, demonstrates such techniques as dry brush, mirror images, steel brush, and woodcut look, and discusses how calligraphy is used in posters, menu design, coats of arms, monograms, an
Calligraphy Techniques to Bring Your Words to Life
Author: Jen Wagner
Publisher: North Light Books
"Messages from your own hand are an intimate and powerful means of expression and communication. Happy Hand Lettering offers you instruction and encouragement to begin crating beautifully written words right away. From selecting the best tools and supplies, to forming your first simple letters, everything you need to begin your calligraphic journey is here"--From back cover.