Calligraphy is enjoying a resurgence in popularity, especially as many people now choose to create their own wedding invitations, birth announcements, and other cards, and to give them a special, personal touch. This is the ideal how-to guide for the beginner or intermediate calligrapher interested in expanding his or her repertoire with more than 50 drawing techniques. The lavishly illustrated book is a comprehensive manual that covers essential tools and materials, basic penmanship, hand position, and illumination. Each technique is illustrated by clear, full-color photographs. An extensive gallery section highlights a marvelous and inspiring range of different calligraphy effects. This new addition to our popular Encyclopedia of Art series has wide appeal for older children and adults.Noble, Mary is the author of 'Encyclopedia Of Calligraphy A Step-byStep Visual Guide, with an Inspirational Gallery of Finished Works' with ISBN 9780762420445 and ISBN 0762420448.