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Calligraphy for greetings cards and scrapbooking / Peter E. Taylor.

Taylor, Peter E. (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781861088826 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 175 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: East Sussex, Eng. : Guild of Master Craftsman, 2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 171) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Basics. Everyday tools and equipment ; Letters we rely on ; A place for our calligraphy ; Choosing and using a pen -- About lettering. The alphabets ; Using your calligraphy ; Layout and design -- Simple ways to make letters special. Creative letters ; Creative backgrounds -- Extra ideas for advancing calligraphers. Gold and silver ink and paint ; Drawn and painted capitals ; Printing -- Mass-producing cards. Adding words on inserts ; Envelope design for cards and scrapbook pages -- Gallery.
Summary, etc.: Teaches adults and older children the skills needed to write calligraphically in a range of modern and traditional styles, suitable for every greeting card and scrapbooking purposes. This title also explains embossing, printing with carved erasers, linocut lettering and other techniques for creative lettering.
Subject: Calligraphy.
Greeting cards.
Scrapbooking.