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Modern Calligraphy Workshop: The Creative Art of Pen, Brush and Chalk Lettering
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Imogen Owen
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Modern Calligraphy Workshop: The Creative Art of Pen, Brush and Chalk Lettering

Imogen Owen



Art & Architecture;
Typography & lettering;
Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts;
Book & paper crafts;
Lettering & calligraphy;
Weddings, wedding planners


144 pages

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Learn how to create beautiful, hand-lettered stationery, art and other decorations with Modern Calligraphy Workshop, a sophisticated, interactive book full of exquisite sample alphabets, fun exercises and simple step-by-step projects. From modern calligraphy in ink to hand lettering in chalk on blackboard and brush lettering in paint, you will discover a variety of ingenious ways to turn words and letters into projects that can be given as gifts, sent as snail mail or used within your home decor.

Among other things, you will learn how to create eyecatching letterforms, embellish with swirls and flourishes, free-brush letters on canvas, make your own chalkboard, decorate jars or ceramics and digitize your work for printing. Along the way, you will find plenty of inspiration and helpful tips to encourage and educate you in your creative lettering journey, as well as numerous open practice pages to help you develop your own lettering style.

With practical projects suitable for all sorts of celebrations, from engagements and weddings to baby showers, Modern Calligraphy Workshopwill give you the inspiration as well as the skills to turn your everyday handwriting into an enviable artwork.

By:   Imogen Owen
Imprint:   Quadrille
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 253mm,  Width: 201mm,  Spine: 16mm
Weight:   590g
ISBN:   9781849499071
ISBN 10:   1849499071
Pages:   144
Publication Date:   July 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Imogen Owen runs her letterpress and lettering studio of the same name in Leicestershire. Having fallen in love with letterpress at Camberwell College of Arts, she set up her own studio designing and printing letterpress stationery, which she sells worldwide. Imogen then went on to teach the first modern calligraphy workshops in the UK and her courses continue to sell out. @immieowen

Artists of intermediate or advanced skill level will find this sophisticated guide a perfect resource that also speaks straightforwardly enough to beginners. - Library Journal

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