27 April 2020


BC Paperback Flexi with flaps

190x246 mm



224 pages

Search Press

Creative Calligraphy

by Mary Noble & Janet Mehigan

Master beautiful alphabets in this neatly presented, interactive volume. Learn all about pen angles, letter width and height and letter and word spacing. Study the step-by-step sequences to see how each letter is formed. Each alphabet is shown complete with numbered arrows so it is easy to crack the order in which to place each stroke. Beautiful calligraphic lettering is guaranteed.

Once you have studied the how-tos, turn to the high-quality, woodfree skill-building practice pages and have a go! Each practice page is pre-ruled and assisted with stroke-by-stroke letters to help you get started. Once you have mastered a script, use the decorative borders to add your personal touch to everything from invitations, scrapbooks, bullet journals and more.

Book Contents

About this Book 6
Tools and Materials 8
Preparing to Write 10

The Alphabets 16
Foundational hand 18
Unical hand 40
Carolingian hand 64
Gothic hand 94
Italic hand 126
Bâtarde hand 158
Versal hand 190

Diacritics 220
Glossary 222
Credits and Resources 224

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