Copperplate Calligraphy: a pointed pen workbook (Paperback)
Learn or improve your pointed pen calligraphy with this easy-to-use workbook. This workbook is a great way to practice muscle memory of this script. Copperplate Calligraphy, a traditional pointed pen script developed in 16th century England, is what modern calligraphy is based on. This workbook contains traditional calligraphy guidelines that includes; ascender lines, waistlines, baselines, X-height, descender depth lines and slant lines. Each letter is illustrated with stroke by stroke examples. Students are encouraged to letter over the gray letters and then practice them free-hand on the blank guideline spaces and sheets provided.
This workbook was created by Laura Di Piazza, a professional calligrapher since 1999 and calligraphy teacher since 2007. Di Piazza teaches calligraphy classes for Society of Scribes in NYC, Dartmouth College and many other art centers and schools in and around New England.