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Re: Calligraphy books


Date: Thu Mar 08 2001 - 17:46:14 PST

Thanks Maggie , we are checking them out for the library.
I tried e-mailing you personally, but it would not go through.

Maggie White wrote:Mary,

> Here are two books my students really enjoy looking at:
> Calligraphy Alphabets Made Easy, Margaret Shepherd, Perigee Books 1986,
> ISBN #0-399-51527-8. There are 365 different alphabets in here! Each
> shows the type of nib to use, correct angle to hold the pen, and the
> sizing information.
> Advanced Calligraphy, Diana Hoare, Chartwell Books, 1989, #1-55521-522.
> More advanced projects, including using gold leaf.
> If I only could choose two books, it would be the two Shepherd books.
> Her books are generally very useful.
> Maggie