Getty-Dubay Italic Calligraphy: for School and Home
by Inga Dubay
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The Getty-Dubay introduction to the art of italic calligraphy
Fall in love with letters with this handsome, hands-on introduction to calligraphy for students from 7 to 97. Internationally recognized calligrapher Inga Dubay takes you from your first strokes all the way to writing pangrams and quotations with a window into the wondrous history of letters. You will find all the information you need to explore the benefits and beauty of calligraphy in school or at home. You will emerge with a solid grounding in italic calligraphy including capitals, lowercase, numerals, and a cosmic flower! This program also goes beyond basic calligraphy skill to include word roots, most used words, and greeting card design. 64 pages.
In this companion to the Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series, Dubay takes you through formal italic, chancery italic, plain capitals and then cursive italic -- skills that will last a lifetime lifetime. Once you have mastered the letterforms, the authors show you how to use your calligraphic skills to design and produce letters, cards, and envelopes. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about the history of writing and explore how calligraphy has changed over the centuries.
Getty-Dubay Italic Calligraphy is perfect for the classroom or homeschool setting, but will also suit adults, amateur calligraphers, art teachers, and enthusiasts of the book arts; virtually anyone who wants to learn to write with an edged pen. In this age of computer-generated letters and forms, people admire more than ever the beauty and personal impact of handwritten communication.sample pages from the book.
Order online from Allport Editions for $29.95 (ISBN 978-0-9827762-6-1).
Publisher: Getty-Dubay Productions, Portland, OR USA
Distributor: Allport Editions, www.allport.com, 1.800.777.2844, Portland, OR USA