Caligraphy - from beginner to expert Author:Caroline Young Calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing. It was first developed by Medieval scribes, when books and documents were written by hand. Today, it is a creative Skill with many practical uses. — In this book you can learn how to write more than 15 popular calligraphy styles, including some designed especially for the book. All the basic skills ... more »and equipment you need are clearly described and explained and the detailed, step-by-step pictures will help you master more advanced techniques such as stenciling, embossing and letter carving. Full of imaginative ideas for making greeting cards, personal stationary, girts, posters and lots more, this book is a clear and colorful guide to a traditional art that is still developing today.« less
This Usborne Guide book for calligraphy is very informative. It's colorful and lively format give you all you need to learn calligraphy. It shows you many styles of font and things to do with your new skills. Use calligraphy to make cards, presents, stencils and rubbings, embossing and incising, and Chinese calligraphy and more.