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Modern Lettering

Rebecca Cahill Roots

Batsford

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ISBN: 9781849944472

Price: £14.99

Publication date: 3 August 2017

Category: Practical Art

A practical guide to modern calligraphy, complete with worksheets and projects.

In Modern Lettering, you will learn how to create beautiful decorative handwriting in a variety of styles. It’s a fun and immersive guide, inviting you to explore beautiful letterforms, experiment with your own hand-lettering style and use calligraphy for creative projects.

Professional calligrapher Rebecca Cahill Roots guides the reader through the basic techniques, sharing useful tips along the way. She brings her own unique style to a range of beautiful modern calligraphy alphabets, each accompanied by worksheets printed on high-quality calligraphy paper for practising. There are tips for mixing fonts, using different coloured inks and beginner’s brush calligraphy.

Once you’ve mastered the basic techniques, you can apply your handwriting skills to some of the stylish step-by-step projects featured, including wedding stationery, framed quotes and personalised envelopes. This fun and approachable guide is a must-have for anyone looking to add a personal touch to their lettering, whether it’s for a particular project or for taking up a new hobby.

ABOUT THE Author

Rebecca Cahill Roots is an esteemed calligrapher who runs stationery and design studio Betty Etiquette. She teaches workshops both for Liberty of London and her own brand, as well as creating bespoke stationery and creative commissions for events, marketing and editorial.

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