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All about Techniques in Calligraphy: An Indispensable Manual for Artists and Hobbyists (All about Techniques)

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Books in Barron's All About Techniques series are written for advanced art students and experienced amateurs. They explain the fundamentals of art theory, then proceed to give step-by-step advice on the methods you must master to create complete, highly finished artworks.

All About Techniques in Calligraphy takes you step-by-step through a detailed calligraphy course, starting with the history of writing techniques, and then describing calligraphic tools and materials and instructing in their use. Lessons that follow employ progressive illustrations with instructive text to guide you stroke-by-stroke through a series of Roman, Gothic, Carolingian, and other beautiful and elaborate calligraphic scripts.

Everything you need to know about the art of calligraphy

  • ALL ABOUT SCRIPTS
  • ALL ABOUT CALLIGRAPHY TOOLS
  • ALL ABOUT INKS, PAPERS, AND MATERIALS
  • ALL ABOUT TECHNIQUES
  • ALL ABOUT STYLES AND SUBJECTS

    Other volumes currently available in this series:

    All About Techniques in Anatomy for the Artist

    All About Techniques: Drawing for Animation Production

    All About Techniques in Acrylics

    All About Techniques in Airbrush

    All About Techniques in Color

    All About Techniques in Oil

    All About Techniques in Pastel

    All About Techniques in Watercolor

  • Book News Annotation:

    This is the English translation of Toda Sobre la Caligrafía, (Parramón Ediciones, S.A., Barcelona, 2009), translated from Spanish by Michael Brunelle and Beatriz Cortabarría. The text provides advanced art students and experienced amateurs with an introduction to the art of calligraphy, including the history of writing techniques; calligraphic tools and materials; techniques and practice activities; stroke-by-stroke guides to various scripts of the Latin alphabet including Roman uncial, Irish half uncial, Carolingian, Gothic, and Gothic Fraktur; and step-by-step exercises demonstrating the use of calligraphy in a diverse range of projects. The volume is illustrated throughout with b&w and color photographs. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

    Synopsis:

    The newest title in Barron's popular All About Techniques Series presents a self-teaching calligraphy course for art students and ambitious hobbyists. A command of lettering is a part of every professional graphic designer's repertory of skills, and this book takes students step-by-step through a detailed calligraphy course, starting with the history of writing techniques from ancient times to the present day. A following chapter describes calligraphic tools and materials. Readers are introduced to the variety of pens with special nibs, inks, brushes, and different kinds of suitable paper, and are instructed in their use. Lessons that follow guide students stroke-by-stroke through a series of different Roman, Gothic, Italic, and Oriental scripts, using instructive text and progressive illustrations. Each book in the All About Techniques Series covers the basics of art theory and its application for a specific art topic, and then proceeds to instruct students in mastery of that medium, the objective being highly finished professional quality work. The books are suitable for both self-teaching and formal art class instruction. Full-color photos and illustrations on every page.

    Product Details

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    9780764163883
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    Subject:
    Techniques - Calligraphy
    Subject:
    General
    Subject:
    Calligraphy
    Subject:
    Calligraphy; Art Instruction
    Subject:
    Art -- Instruction.
    Subject:
    Art-Calligraphy
    Series:
    All about Techniques
    Publication Date:
    20101031
    Binding:
    HARDCOVER
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
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    Pages:
    144
    Dimensions:
    11 x 8.25 in

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    "Synopsis" by , The newest title in Barron's popular All About Techniques Series presents a self-teaching calligraphy course for art students and ambitious hobbyists. A command of lettering is a part of every professional graphic designer's repertory of skills, and this book takes students step-by-step through a detailed calligraphy course, starting with the history of writing techniques from ancient times to the present day. A following chapter describes calligraphic tools and materials. Readers are introduced to the variety of pens with special nibs, inks, brushes, and different kinds of suitable paper, and are instructed in their use. Lessons that follow guide students stroke-by-stroke through a series of different Roman, Gothic, Italic, and Oriental scripts, using instructive text and progressive illustrations. Each book in the All About Techniques Series covers the basics of art theory and its application for a specific art topic, and then proceeds to instruct students in mastery of that medium, the objective being highly finished professional quality work. The books are suitable for both self-teaching and formal art class instruction. Full-color photos and illustrations on every page.
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