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Calligraphy Explained: Learn the Therapeutic Art of Copperplate Calligraphy in a Fast-Paced World
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Calligraphy Explained: Learn the Therapeutic Art of Copperplate Calligraphy in a Fast-Paced World (Paperback)

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Synopsis

Copperplate Calligraphy to Calm and CreateIn a world that prizes typing speed and electronic signatures, lettered art seems a thing of the past. Learn to slow down with drawing techniques, lettering basics, and therapeutic mindfulness in this how to book for the calligraphy curious.



What the font? Copperplate calligraphy began as a historical script for formal documentation. It's survived many decades, evolved, and finally entered this world of abundant digital technology, print, and computerized font style. And yet, the irreplaceable elegance of handwritten copperplate calligraphy continues to prosper even today.



The crucial creative lettering guide. You don't have to be an artist to learn copperplate calligraphy. Calligraphy Explained is a step-by-step guide to calligraphy for beginners. Whether you're looking for a brief history of calligraphy or ways to bring peace and calm into your daily life, practicing this ancient form of writing is therapeutic, elegant, and personal. With exercises, practice pages, and personalized advice, learning calligraphy letters has never been easier.



If you enjoy arts and crafts for adults and books like Lettering and Modern Calligraphy, Pretty Simple Lettering, or Hand Lettering 101, then Calligraphy Explained is your next book!



Charlotte Xu is the calligrapher and creator behind Charlart Script. Her current presence reaches over a hundred thousand followers on Instagram, over ten million views on social media, and many magazines including Buzzfeed, Architecture & Design, WedLuxe Magazine and more. As one of the main calligraphy figures in Australia, her work has been endorsed by public figures such as George Takei and Kelly Slater. In addition to client work, Charlotte runs local calligraphy workshops. She is also a member of the International Association of Master Penman, Engrossers, and Teachers of Handwriting (IAMPETH) and Calligraphy Society of Victoria (CSV). Charlotte currently lives in Melbourne.

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