Learn script calligraphy from an in-demand calligrapher and wedding invitation designer
Calligraphy is about creating something uniquely beautiful, whether to celebrate a special day like marriage or to make use of on a daily basis within the type of stationery. Creator Molly Suber Thorpe, an award-winning designer and calligrapher based in Los Angeles, works closely together with her international clients to offer them the distinctive products they are searching for. Now you'll learn from this experienced expert the way to master this fresh up to date lettering style. The primary book to show this bold new style breaks the calligraphy process down into simple steps so somebody can discover ways to create their very own stunning wedding invitations, thanks cards, gift tags, and more. Starting with an overview of the supplies―from paper to ink to pens―you'll discover ways to form letters, words, after which phrases by following Molly's clear step by step instructions, and by practicing with the provided templates. After mastering letter forms the use of a pointed pen and ink you'll take it to the following level by learning the way to use watercolor and gouache, or the way to digitize your calligraphy. The twenty projects within the book provide a lot of inspiration for making your personal and are grouped into three sections: weddings, entertainment, and personal stationery. With a number of ideas, practice exercises, and helpful tips, soon you'll be turning out gorgeous script calligraphy pieces like those featured in wedding magazines and popular web sites like Pinterest.