Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering (Haynes Manuals) (Hardcover)

By Lauren Cooper

Haynes Publishing UK, 9781785212000, 160pp.

Publication Date: September 11, 2018

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Description

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering covers everything you need for starting or improving your hand lettering skills. It begins with an extensive introduction covering the history of writing and calligraphy as well as advice and instructions on tools, equipment, alphabets and practice drills. There are then 50 creative hand lettering projects, showing with clear step photography how to create beautiful cards, signs, decorations and gifts on a wide range of surfaces, including paper, fabric glass and ceramics.


About the Author

Based in the London Suburb of Bromley, Lauren Cooper lives with her fellow designer partner, two year old son and super tiny sausage dog. She is a graphic designer and self-taught calligrapher who has spent the last three years perfecting the art of calligraphy. After working on multiple weddings over the past couple of years, she started her company, Oh Wonder, in January 2016 specializing in modern hand lettering and handmade stationery. Lauren also runs courses on the art of modern calligraphy, teaching beginners how to create beautiful letters using a nib and ink