Learn World Calligraphy Book
Learn World Calligraphy has something for everyone. Whether you want scholarly insight, artistic inspiration, classroom projects, or a theme for your next party, this comprehensive, unparalleled full-color book will guide you on a virtual trip around the globe. Covering virtually all the world's writing systems - from African to Arabic, Chinese to Greek, Hebrew to Russian and beyond - learn World Calligraphy offers a unique glimpse of scripts worldwide and the calligraphers who write them.
Lushly illustrated with exquisite hand-drawn illustrations of traditional and modern calligraphic designs, Learn World Calligraphy is filled with practical instruction for how key aspects of each exotic script can be applied to the English alphabet, generating calligraphic hybrids with a distinctly foreign flair. The author provides free printable pages online that will guide your practice and adorn your designs. Like a new cuisine that you can't wait to cook at home, the scripts you meet in this book are sure to infuse your own calligraphy with the flavor of abroad. Bon voyage!