Copperplate Calligraphy: From the First Steps to Mastering Pointed Pen Calligraphy (Hardcover)

Copperplate Calligraphy: From the First Steps to Mastering Pointed Pen Calligraphy By Stefanie Weigele Cover Image
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Description


An insight about essential writing techniques, tools and materials as well as important dos and don'ts when delving into calligraphy.


Fall in love with copperplate calligraphy while expanding your creative repertoire with this practical, easy-to-follow and comprehensive guide. The magic of copperplate calligraphy is that it is based on a few elementary forms and a few important rules. All you need to get started are pen, ink and suitable paper, and with practice you will soon be able to design and print your own invitations, business cards and much more. Each chapter contains one or more tutorials filled with useful tips on how to get as much out of the content as possible while having fun. Everything is explained from the very start, in detail and in a step-by-step way, so no previous knowledge is required. On the other hand, if you have some experience with calligraphy, the book will serve as a great resource for building on those skills while experimenting with
copperplate calligraphy's typical flourishes and decorative elements. The author, renowned German calligrapher Stefanie Weigele, who specializes in classic pointed pen calligraphy, shares her insight about essential tools and materials as well as important dos and don'ts that help you master the methods and techniques being taught quickly and effectively. The book includes downloadable exercise sheets and grids that make it easy for you to put your newly learned skills into immediate practice.

About the Author


Stefanie Weigele grew up in Stuttgart, Germany and studied graphic design in Bremen. Since 2001 she has worked in Berlin (Germany) as an art director and illustrator, publishing regularly in the German newspaper taz and in various magazines. Over the years she became increasingly involved with calligraphy and continued to learn and study with international teachers. Today she is one of the few calligraphers in Germany who specialises in classic pointed pen calligraphy and gives numerous calligraphy workshops for beginners and advanced students. Stefanie lives with her family in Potsdam (Germany) and apart from calligraphy loves good food, hiking and books.


Product Details
ISBN: 9788419220530
ISBN-10: 8419220531
Publisher: Hoaki
Publication Date: February 27th, 2024
Pages: 240
Language: English