Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy

Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy
Author: Eleanor Winters
Rating: 4.33
Bestsellers Rate: 72663
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Book Format: Paperback
Binding: None
Pages: 192
Hours of reading: 3.2 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 15,12 €

About the book

Developed by English handwriting masters in the 18th century, copperplate calligraphy is admired for its fluidity and beauty. It is the most popular style for social correspondence, invitations, and other communications requiring an elegant hand. In this practical manual, a noted calligraphy teacher offers a comprehensive, step-by-step guide for the student. Beginning with a brief but fascinating history of copperplate, she moves quickly to an in-depth examination of the alphabet, numbers, and punctuation. Each letter is demonstrated stroke by stroke with a clear explanation. Readers will also find detailed discussions of writing in color, using the proper paper, and learning how to retouch, correct, and crop. Ms. Winters then shows how copperplate can be used to write a simple paragraph, a short quotation, or poetry, and explains how to use the script commercially for addressing envelopes and writing name cards and invitations. With this easy-to-follow manual and some practice, calligraphers will be able to create copperplate scripts with the rhythm, grace, and ease of the great writing masters.


A step-by-step manual.



Eleanor Winters Biography

A Professor of Art at Long Island University and a commercial calligrapher and lettering artist, Eleanor Winters is the author of Dover's Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy. Her calligraphic art has been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the United States and Europe. ... Read full biography

Authors: Eleanor Winters
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9780486409511
ISBN10: 0486409511
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Literature Country: None
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Book Format: Paperback
Book Binding: None
Paper: None
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Pages: 192
Book Weight: 522
Book Dimensions: 210x273x19
Circulation: None
Publication date: March 28, 2003
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Publication City/Country: New York, United States

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