Comprehensive step-by-step visual analysis of all major calligraphic techniques, from Foundational hand and Uncials to Gothic, Italic and Copperplate.
Inspirational gallery of work by leading calligraphers demonstrates how, when and what style of calligraphy best suite a given subject.
Basic design principles explained, together with coverage of equipment and materials.
An indispensable source book for all aspiring calligraphers of whatever level of expertise.
Previously published as The Encyclopedia of Calligraphy Techniques 9780855329983
Diana Hardy Wilson has been involved with hand lettering and calligraphy since her school days, when she received her first commissions. She graduated from the Tasmanian School of Art, and is now based in London, where she has participated in several group exhibitions. Her first major solo exhibition was in 1985, and titled "Colour Speaks Words/Words Speak Colour". The exhibits included her highly individual works of a juxtaposition of painting and calligraphy on paper, and her decorative handmade books. she is an exhibiting member of the Free Painters and Sculptors, and has taught at the London College of Printing, Westminster Adult Education Institute and Croydon College.
Comprehensive, step-by-step visual analysis of all major calligraphic techniques Inspirational gallery of work by leading calligraphers An indispensable source book for all aspiring calligraphers of any level of expertise