A hands-on guide to lettering with flair A style of lettering as old as the written word, calligraphy is much more than writing on a page with a swirling flourish. It is one of the most taught and practiced international art forms, capable of adding a special touch to anything from stationery and diplomas to correspondence, journals, and diaries. This fun, creative guide shows readers how to get started in calligraphy with step-by-step instructions in all the basics - from choosing between a fountain or dip pen and using pen tips of various sizes and shapes, to holding a pen correctly to get the best results. It teaches over a dozen fonts and includes creative projects for putting newfound skills into action. The book’s format affords readers an opportunity to practice what they’ve learned, right in the workbook.