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A master of calligraphy at work

The Seattle Times - May 18, 2017
He began learning the art at age 9 from his father in Tianjin, China. He also carves chops, which are stones used to give an inked impression often in red as a signature. For calligraphy, he uses sumi inks, a black Japanese ink, on rice paper. (Alan ...

'The Calligraphy Revival': Fine Handwriting, With a Flourish

New York Times - May 10, 2017
Its next, opening Wednesday, May 17, examines modern calligraphy in the West, which is more obscure than medieval or Asian. “The Calligraphy Revival: 1906 to 2016” traces its resurgence from the British scribe Edward Johnston (1872-1944) and the ...

Fudenosato Kobo Brush Museum

Atlas Obscura - May 18, 2017
Fudenosato Kobo calligraphy brushes have been famous since the mid-19th century, when a few local men began improving upon the brush designs they had seen in other towns. Kumano quickly became known as the best producer of brushes, and when ...

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Calligraphy books

Creative Lettering and Beyond: Inspiring tips, techniques, and ideas for hand lettering your way to beautiful works of art

by: Gabri Joy Kirkendall, Laura Lavender, Julie Manwaring, Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn

Creative Lettering and Beyond combines the artistic talents and inspirational tips and tutorials of several professional hand letterers and calligraphers for a dynamic and interactive learning experience. After a brief introduction to the various tools and materials, artists and lettering enthusiasts will learn how to master the art of hand lettering and typography through engaging, easy-to-follow step-by-step projects, prompts, and exercises. From the basic shape and form of letters, to cursive script, spacing, and alignment, artists will discover how to transform simple words, phrases, and quotes into beautiful works of hand-lettered art.
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Hand Lettering 101: An Introduction to the Art of Creative Lettering

by: Chalkfulloflove, Paige Tate Select

UPDATE: We added Sarah's additional content in our latest print run!

If you follow Chalkfulloflove (also known as Sarah!) on social media, you and thousands of others already know how adorable her hand-lettered creations are. With Hand Lettering 101, Sarah brings her fabulous Hand Lettering 101 workshop right to you with this beginner workbook! In this book, you will go over the basics on how to learn Sarah's fun style of faux calligraphy. This book will guide you through each letter of the lower case alphabet, go over her technique behind connecting letters, give tips on how to mix and match your fonts, and finally lead you to make six finished projects! This is an introduction, so no experience is needed! Since practice is key, this gold spiral bound workbook lays flat and provides tons of opportunities for practice! Chalkfulloflove was created to encourage, inspire and make you giggle, so just pour yourself a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and settle in to start your own unique, adorable lettering creations!.
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The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide: A Complete Step-by-Step Creative Workbook to Jump Start Modern Calligraphy Skills

by: Peggy Dean
The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide has something for everyone - from beginners that have never used a brush pen, to seasoned letterers looking for new stylistic, expressive options and ideas. Each lesson builds on itself, unlocking endless opportunities inside the playful art of brush lettering.This book covers it all, from the ever-so-important basics, through a journey of faux calligraphy, a comprehensive brush pen guide along with how they're used, pages of different alphabet styles, unique flourishes and ligatures, to creative step-by-step DIY projects.
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Calligraphy & Hand Lettering Notepad: Over 100 Lined Practice Pages for Free Form Calligraphy & Hand Lettering

by: Gray & Gold Publishing


This Hand Lettering & Calligraphy Notebook contains 100 lined & grid pages in a variety of formats (grid matrix, standard, and italics) to help perfect your strokes. Designed for all styles of calligraphy and hand lettering, this book is perfect whether you are an expert or just a beginner. The book is printed on a beautifully designed matte cover and contains 60 pound smooth interior stock perfect for lettering practice.
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How To Start Writing Calligraphy

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How To DIY Modern Calligraphy

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Super Satisfying Calligraphy

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