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  • Publisher: Penguin/Random House
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 09 May 2016
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9780753557280
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 168x230 mm
  • Illustrations: 200
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: £12.99
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Nib + Ink

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The New Art of Modern Calligraphy by Chiara Perano

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Book Description

This book will help reignite your connection with writing, develop a modern calligraphy style you love, and, with practice, send out some damn fine stationery!

This book will help reignite your connection with writing, develop a modern calligraphy style you love, and, with practice, send out some damn fine stationery! Play with type, get creative with letterforms and fall in love with handwriting again. Taking you letter by letter through the modern calligraphy basics, Nib + Ink includes: the four essential pieces of equipment and how to use them, mark making drills and shapes, a modern calligraphy alphabet with a variation of styles to practise with, guidance on joining letters, spacing and pacing, how to create flourishes, finishes and decoration, simple projects from chalkboards and framed quotes to setting an envelope, stationery ideas for w eddings, parties and table settings, troubleshooting tips, FAQs, stockists and resources, discover exciting, creative and interesting ways to personalise your stationery, add a flourish to your correspondence and develop your ow n unique style of modern calligraphy.

About the Author

About Chiara Perano

Chiara Perano is the founder of Lamplighter London studio, specialising in modern and decorative calligraphy and illustration. She spends her days creating digital and hand drawn lettering and design for private and commercial clients, for use on stationery, installations, advertising and events. Lamplighter London also host stylish modern calligraphy workshops suited to type lovers and newbies alike. lamplighterlondon.com

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