Calligraphy: A Book of Contemporary Inspiration

Calligraphy: A Book of Contemporary Inspiration

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Calligraphy can be a very personal pathway to explore a multiplicity of design concepts. In this striking and original book, images of the natural world are turned into a rich source of inspiration for a variety of calligraphy projects. Renowned calligrapher Denise Lach invites us to look closely at details and textures, expanding our powers of observation and finding creative ideas in the world around us. Using a range of writing tools and techniques, she takes a playful approach to written script, encouraging readers to look beyond legibility and use letterforms as building blocks, freely interpreting natural motifs to create beautiful calligraphic images. This is an invaluable sourcebook for both enthusiastic beginners and experienced calligraphers who wish to let their imaginations run free.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 234 x 260 x 12mm | 1,120.37g
  • Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 259 illustrations, 100 in colour
  • 0500515042
  • 9780500515044
  • 223,520

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