No need for copper or plates to achieve the distinctive calligraphic script of eighteenth-century Europe ― just a pen, ink, and this comprehensive workbook will do. Master calligrapher Dick Jackson explains the basic strokes for almost all letters of the copperplate alphabet. Simple instructions and examples introduce the swirls, flourishes, strikings, and thick and thin strokes that make copperplate calligraphy a source of pleasure for the practitioner and a delight to the reader.A historical introduction traces the growth of copperplate from its roots in the French ronde of the seventeenth century, to its adaptation by English clerks into their copybooks, and the development of the style known as round hand. In addition, guide sheets and instructions for individual letters and numbers offer aspiring calligraphers a practical approach to this enduring art form.. Here are the detailed information about Copperplate Calligraphy as your reference.
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Superior resource for calligraphy. - 5 of 5 people found the following review helpful.Superior resource for calligraphy. By Luvonne J. Harms In my opinion [shared by my teacher] this is THE BEST resource for copperplate calligraphy. It's out of print so generally unavailable. I was delighted that you had a copy for me and have used it fairly regularly since my purchase. Thank you for your excellent service and your help.
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Great source - 4 of 4 people found the following review helpful.Great source By M. Ford Excellent presentation of Copperplate calligraphy. Includes terrific project to practice the mini and majascules.