visión de conjunto:Críticas Beautifully illustrated examples of alphabets and projects also fill The Calligrapher's Bible by an internationally recognized calligrapher David Harris. The subtitle announces its 100 Complete Alphabets and How to Draw Them a promise that is more than kept. -- Pen World International January 2004 Reseña del editor Both hobbyists and students of design will value this easy-to-use self-teaching book. Each of its 100 sections shows a complete A-to-Z calligraphy alphabet with lessons on correct pen strokes and advice on avoiding errors. Beginners will find sound basic instruction while experienced calligraphers can extend their repertoire with letter styles that range from classic Roman to clean and elegant contemporary styles. In addition to analysis of each alphabetï¿½s features the bookï¿½s detailed instruction provides information onï¿½ Tools and materials * Layout basics * Numerals and punctuation * Illumination and ornamentation * Tips for the left-handed calligrapher . . . and more. Readers will also find examples by master calligraphers from past eras. This bookï¿½s spiral binding ensures that pages lay flat when opened allowing calligraphers to study and copy each pen stroke with ease. The Calligrapherï¿½s Bible is printed in color and features more than 350 illustrations. Contraportada back cover This comprehensive guide to the art of fine penmanship is the ultimate easy-to-use reference book for anyone interested in creating these elegant letter forms. 100 beautifully crafted calligraphic hands show step-by-step pen strokes and common group structures. Points of interest within each hand ensure correct representation of the characters. An extensive preparatory section details tools materials and basic techniques. Beginners and experienced calligraphers alike will be able to extend their repertoire with ease effortlessly learning the new hands and refining their art. Biografía del autor David Harris is an internationally recognized calligrapher who worked at several London design studios and advertising agencies before establishing his own design group. Subsequently he took a teaching post at Exeter College of Art and Design in the U.K. where he specializes in teaching lettering and calligraphy. He has published several other books on the art of lettering and calligraphy.