Colour & Curves provides a step-by-step guide to learning calligraphy using the fun and versatile Pilot Parallel Pen. This slim, magazine-style workbook is packed with information that all calligraphers, regardless of skill level, will find helpful.
This workbook starts off with exercises designed to give a good grounding in pen angle and develop rhythm. Once the basics have been mastered, The Gentle Gothics alphabet is introduced, along with exercises for pen manipulation and information about spacing. Suitable for beginning and intermediate calligraphers. Glossary of terms included.
Alice is a GDC Certified Graphic Designer with 20 years of experience in design and communications, with a strong focus on typography. Alice’s love of letterforms carries through to her practice as a calligrapher, and her work spans a broad range of applications from commercial (logos and word marks) to just-for-fun (greeting cards) to exploratory fine art (asemic calligraphy on canvas).