Classic Calligraphy for Beginners

Essential Step-by-Step Techniques for Copperplate and Spencerian Scripts

Younghae Chung
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Classic Calligraphy for Beginners is an introduction to traditional calligraphy that demonstrates the creative potential of various tools and how to apply them in a variety of ways to make learning Copperplate and Spencerian scripts easy and fun.

Classic Calligraphy for Beginners introduces the fundamental tools, supplies, and step-by-step techniques for learning and mastering two classic calligraphic scripts, Copperplate and Spencerian. Written and illustrated by noted calligraphy artist and teacher Younghae Chung, you will:

- Get a detailed yet concise overview of tools, supplies, and terminology.
- Try out your materials with basic mark-making exercises and warm-ups.
- Explore the essential letterforms of the featured hands, then apply each to a variety of simple projects on paper, glass, and other surfaces that reinforce important skills.
- Find instructive and inspiring tips on how the elements of the featured classic hands can be interpreted into sophisticated modern styles.

Discover the timeless beauty of calligraphy with Classic Calligraphy for Beginners.

Author bio:

Younghae Chung is a classically trained left-handed calligrapher, teacher, and creative entrepreneur. After working in a New York City advertising agency and nonprofit organization, she decided to pursue her passion for the arts and teaching and launched Logos Calligraphy & Design. Younghae's mission is to keep penmanship alive by sharing her joy and love of writing, creating, and offering resources to help others learn a timeless craft. She has taught thousands of students, both in-person and online, connecting with and cultivating a diverse community of students from more than 35 countries worldwide. Find out more about Younghae's work and classes on her website LogosCalligraphy.com and on Instagram (@logos_calligraphy), Facebook (@logoscalligraphy), and YouTube (Logos Calligraphy). She is based in southern California.

Category: Typography
ISBN: 9781631599842
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Quarry Books
Pub Date: May 2022
Page Extent: 144
Format: Paperback
Subject: Typography & lettering