The art of beautiful, distinctive handwriting is taught in Modern Calligraphy: a Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering Hand-lettering, by Lucy Edmonds. The author has a stationery shop in London, where she has conducted calligraphy workshops for thousands of people. This guide offers tips on technique for beginners, covering upper- and lower-case letters, numerals, and symbols. It also has pointers on calligraphy for envelopes, invitations, dinner menus, and gift tags, and even making ink. And there are practice pages with dotted lines for practicing and improving your own efforts.
- Modern Calligraphy: a Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering Hand-lettering by Lucy Edmonds
- Reprinted by Dover Publications
- ISBN 0486827585
- 176 pages
- Measures about 75/8 x 71/4 inches