Start Calligraphy by Maureen Sullivan

This book is an ideal introduction to the traditional art of calligraphy. Maureen Sullivan has produced a great handbook for helping you to develop and create your own original calligraphic style, and to enjoy the art of ‘beautiful writing’.The book begins with the historical background to calligraphy; the materials and equipment you need; and basic…

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Calligraphy in 24, 1 Hour Lessons

What a great title for a book! Can you really learn the ancient art of calligraphy in just 24 hours?  This is a great book which ‘chunks down’ learning calligraphy into smaller manageable amounts. Just get started on the first of the 24 one-hour lessons contained in this book, follow the suggestions for practicing your…

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Brause Introduction to Calligraphy

The Brause Introduction to Calligraphy Wallet of 9 classic lettering styles cards. For each alphabet, arrows show the order and direction of the pen strokes. A sketch indicates the correct pen angle required for each script.With these cards you can practice by tracing the letters on a range of papers including layout paper.The lettering styles…

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Encyclopedia of Calligraphy and Illum.

The Encyclopedia of Calligraphy and Illumination is written by Janet Mehigan and Mary Noble, two very experienced calligraphers.The book is split in to 5 parts;Part 1 covers all the materials and equipment you will need for both calligraphy and illumination. There is also a nice section explaining good preparation, like how to prepare a new…

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