Italic Calligraphy: for School & Home
"Calligraphy practice using Inga's lessons is a
transformative experience for my class.
Students beg for more."
4th grade teacher
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
In this age of computer-generated letters and forms, people admire more than ever the beauty and personal impact of handwritten communication. You can 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, and numerals. This program also goes beyond basic calligraphy skill to include word roots, most used words, and greeting card design.
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. Once you have mastered the letterforms, the author shows 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.
Pick up a pen and immediately you are connected to 3,000 years of history. Because the history of writing is a rich foundation for understanding how and why we write, many Getty-Dubay Italic books contain information about the evolution of letters.
Getty-Dubay Italic Calligraphy for School and Home also includes extensive opportunities for exploration of historical edged-pen scripts from the Roman era through Uncial, Humanist, Black Letter and Italic.
What makes this book unique is our collection of online resources, including Do-It-Yourself Worksheets, Instructional Videos and a Certificate of Completion. As with the Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series, this book's detailed objectives and clear instructions makes it easy to bring calligraphy into your classroom or homeschool without prior experience. 64 pages. (ISBN 978-0-9827762-6-1).
We recommend that the student develops skill in basic italic handwriting using the Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series before using this book.
This book requires edged pen nib sizes of 2mm and 3.5mm. More about pens.
Extend this workbook by creating your own worksheets
Get help from the author with instructional videos online
Read about how public school teachers in Portland, Oregon are using calligraphy in the classroom.
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