Copperplate Calligraphy from A to Z: A Step-by-Step Workbook for Mastering Elegant, Pointed-Pen Lettering (Paperback)
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Learn and perfect the classic, yet once again popular, script with this easy-to-use, full-color, and very modern guide.
Pointed pen calligraphy doesn’t have to be intimidating! This photo-packed guide breaks down every skill, step and stroke into easy-to-learn techniques. It shows you how to build a solid foundation in drawing beautiful letters as well as ways to add flourishes and embellishments to your personal projects. Nothing is overlooked, including:
• Step-by-Step Instructions
• Color Photos
• Practice Pages
• Expert Tips and Tricks
• DIY Projects
• Inspiration and Ideas
About the Author
Sarah Richardson has been a calligrapher for 5 years. She first learned modern calligraphy from Lauren Essl, then learned copperplate calligraphy in a workshop taught by Nina Tran, and followed up by studying The Zanerian Manual and Dr. Joe Vitolo's ebook Script in the Copperplate Style. Sarah graduated from Hendrix College with a degree in Art History, and recently graduated with her Certificate in Design Communication Arts from UCLA. Her work has been featured by Gwyneth Paltrow's website Goop. She is a member of The International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting (IAMPETH). Sarah is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, but now lives in Austin, TX.