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A Beginner's Guide to Modern Calligraphy & Brush Pen Lettering: Learn to Create Beautiful Hand Lettering for Invitations, Cards, Journals and More! (4 (Paperback)

A Beginner's Guide to Modern Calligraphy & Brush Pen Lettering: Learn to Create Beautiful Hand Lettering for Invitations, Cards, Journals and More! (4 By Maki Shimano Cover Image
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Description


Create beautiful hand-lettered journals, invitations, cards, menus and more with convenient brush pens

Master calligrapher Maki Shimano shows you all the techniques and provides hundreds of colorful examples to inspire you. Creating your own calligraphy is very easy using Shimano's time-tested method of breaking down each letter into a small number of strokes. And she provides dozens of ideas for decorative motifs such as wreaths, balloons, birthday cakes--and so much more

This easy step-by-step guide by an experienced calligraphy teacher allows you to develop your skills quickly.
  • Start with the basic tools and techniques of hand lettering
  • Learn to draw 8 elegant typefaces with just 2 or 3 simple strokes
  • Create compositions with fancy flourishes, "bounce" and rhythm
  • Design a planner, journal, place cards, greeting cards, gift tags, invitations, etc.
  • And much more

About the Author


Maki Shimano began learning calligraphy at an early age and has become the preeminent teacher and practitioner of modern calligraphy in Japan. She is an author, typographer and freelance artist who works in the bridal industry as a wedding planner. She creates traditional Japanese calligraphy as well as modern English calligraphy for a wide variety of clients and applications.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780804857710
ISBN-10: 0804857717
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication Date: June 18th, 2024
Pages: 144
Language: English