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The Gift of Calligraphy: A Modern Approach to Hand Lettering with 25 Projects


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The Gift of Calligraphy: A Modern Approach to Hand Lettering with 25 Projects to Give and to Keep 
by Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls
Hardcover – 18 October 2018
An easy-to-follow guide to learning the art of calligraphy, with 25 gorgeously photographed projects that use calligraphy to make beautiful gifts and home decor.
Calligraphy and hand lettering have surged in popularity as people rediscover traditional handicrafts as a creative outlet and way to relax. Unlike other hand lettering books, The Gift of Calligraphy shows you how to use your calligraphy skills to create invitations, wrapping paper, growth chart for kids, rubber stamps, printed tea towels, gift tags, and more. Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls, calligraphy teacher and author of Belle Calligraphy, brings her signature modern style to this traditional craft. The first quarter of the book provides a primer for creating a simple alphabet and how to find your own personal style of lettering, followed by wonderful projects that will delight your family, impress your friends, and beautify your home, all accompanied by clear step-by-step photography and inspiring shots of the finished pieces.
About the Author
MAYBELLE IMASA-STUKULS is a highly sought after artist, designer, calligrapher, and author of Belle Calligraphy, a giftable calligraphy kit published by Chronicle Books in 2015. Maybelle teaches sold-out calligraphy workshops in the U.S. and worldwide and her work has been regularly featured in magazines such as Martha Stewart Weddings, Sunset, and Better Homes and Gardens, and on blogs such as Oh Happy Day, The Design Files, and Design*Sponge.
THUSS + FARRELL is the husband-and-wife team Rebecca Thuss and Patrick Farrell, a photography and design duo who has worked together since 1991. In addition to still-life, portraiture, travel, and lifestyle photography, their work together encompasses a wide variety of creative disciplines, including creative direction, set design, furniture design, crafting, styling, product design, and graphic design.
Product details
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ WATSON GUPTIL; Illustrated edition (18 October 2018)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 224 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0399579206
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 9780399579202
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 18.39 x 2.39 x 26.11 cm

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Weight 1.0 g
Dimensions 30 × 20 × 4 cm

Activity Book

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Art & Culture

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Adults, Young Adults

Book Title

The Gift of Calligraphy: a Modern Approach to Hand Lettering with 25 Projects to Give & to Keep

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224 Pages


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