Inkspired: Creating Calligraphy (Paperback)

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Inkspired: Creating Calligraphy (Paperback)


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Inkspired explores ways to refine your existing handwriting into beautiful, personalized calligraphy for dozens of unique applications.

This stylish workbook contains clear instruction, encouraging advice, and 40 practice pages for the beginner calligrapher, plus plenty of white space throughout to continue practicing. Learn to embrace mistakes and play around with new ideas: practice not just with pen and paper, but on craft paper with a variety of vegetables (such as a carrot, asparagus, or pepper) dipped in ink; or swap ink for bleach or fragrant espresso.

Discover ways to implement your art on a variety of surfaces (such as leaves, fruit, gift wrap, mirrors, and balloons), as well as ideas for special occasions such as weddings, Valentine's Day, birthdays, Easter, Halloween, Christmas, and New Year's Eve.

Reconnect with handwriting and discover the calming, creative joy of calligraphy for every occasion.

Betty Soldi is an internationally accomplished calligrapher and graphic designer working with the worlds' leading retail brands and luxury labels. Her unique calligraphic skills merge graphic design with old type, modern colors and unique antique touches to produce branding, bespoke objects, packaging, and stationery. After many years of living in London she and her partner Matteo have opened a new creative studio and shop - &Co - in Florence, Italy, selling vintage furniture, objects, design ideas and inspiration.
Product Details ISBN: 9781423649878
ISBN-10: 1423649877
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Publication Date: August 28th, 2018
Pages: 192
Language: English