Book Review of 100 Keys to Great Calligraphy

100 Keys to Great Calligraphy
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This is a wonderful little book, packed with very practical information. I love the parts where it shows you how to make your own brushes and pens, especially for large scale work. It has all sorts of tips and tricks to practice, wonderful color photos and examples, and great ideas.

From the covers: "From practicing to finished pieces, from correcting mistakes to decorative touches, this at-a-glance guide is packed with tips and advice to make calligraphy easy. Wit the help of 100 Keys to Great Calligraphy, find out how to: Select suitable lettering tools, inks, colors and papers. Achieve better pen control and learn how to check spaces within the text. Plan a layout and introduce color into your work. Lift your calligraphy out of the ordinary and turn it into something striking and original. Packed with step-by-step exercises an stunning finished examples."