Create beautiful hand-lettered journals, invitations, cards, menus and more with convenient brush pens!

Master calligrapher Maki Shimano shows you all the techniques and provides hundreds of colourful examples to inspire you. Creating your own calligraphy is very easy using Shimano's time-tested method of breaking down each letter into a small number of strokes. And she provides dozens of ideas for decorative motifs such as wreaths, balloons, birthday cakes - and so much more!

This easy step-by-step guide by an experienced calligraphy teacher allows you to develop your skills quickly.

  • Start with the basic tools and techniques of hand lettering
  • Learn to draw 8 elegant typefaces with just 2 or 3 simple strokes
  • Create compositions with fancy flourishes, 'bounce' and rhythm
  • Design a planner, journal, place cards, greeting cards, gift tags, invitations, etc.
  • And much more!

Paperback / softback  CPSIA choking or other US hazard warning - No California Proposition 65 hazard warning necessary   144pp  h254mm  x  w191mm  454g  550 color photos and illustrations  Paperback 

ISBN13: 9780804857710