Contemporary Calligraphy / Hazeldine

Item Code: B3882


Contemporary Calligraphy by Gillian Hazeldine. 2011. 184pp. 11"x8.5". Hardcover

Presents exemplars and instruction for Foundational, Roman Capitals, Italic, Italic Capitals, Uncial, and Versals. Starts with monoline, then broad edge forms and variations of weight, x-height, serifs, and the like. Letters are taught in groups according to their letter shape. A historical manuscript example is provided for each, and over 30 contemporary works show the hands in use. Includes chapters on history, layout and design, and color. Gillian Hazeldine is a Fellow of the SSI.

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