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The Art of Calligraphy & Lettering : Master Techniques for Traditional and Contemporary Handwritten Fonts - Cari Ferraro

The Art of Calligraphy & Lettering

Master Techniques for Traditional and Contemporary Handwritten Fonts


Published: 15th July 2011
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In a world saturated by computer-generated fonts, more and more artists and crafters are turning to the organic art of hand lettering.

The Art of Calligraphy & Lettering offers a broad scope of instruction, starting with basic calligraphic alphabets and moving to unique modern characters. Creative step-by-step demonstrations introduce readers to illumination and word painting while inspirational projects teach beginners how to incorporate their new skills into a variety of crafts.

From adding decorative flourishes to guilding, this book covers it all!

About the Author

Cari Ferraro has been practicing calligraphy for over three decades and has studied with many of the finest calligraphers. Her design business, Prose and Letters, has fulfilled calligraphy commissions since 1982. She also maintains a website as an online portfolio and catalog of her cards, prints, books, and wedding certificates. Cari lives in Northern California.


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Excellent illustrations and explanations


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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Understand
  • Informative
  • Inspirational
  • Relevant
  • Well Written


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    Comments about The Art of Calligraphy & Lettering:

    Very handy reference well written and illustrated

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    ISBN: 9781600582004
    ISBN-10: 1600582001
    Series: Collector's Series
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 144
    Published: 15th July 2011
    Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 30.5 x 22.9  x 1.3
    Weight (kg): 0.635