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Explorer's Calligraphy Set

"In the 19th century, a good education included drawing and penmanship lessons, pastimes that seem luxurious in our electronic age. Historians may wrestle with Lewis and Clark's famously bad spelling, but without these explorers' exhaustive handwritten journals and sketchbooks, our knowledge of the American frontier would be incomplete. A calligraphy set much like this may have accompanied them on their westward journey. Three styli, six nibs, and two bottles of ink are packed in an antiqued wooden case with distinctive brass hardware."
 

Speedball Lettering & Calligraphy Kit
"Super All-In-One Lettering & Calligraphy Set. Includes the essentials needed to get started in lettering and calligraphy. Perfect for beginners; students or calligraphers. Fun and easy to use. Perfect for scrapbooks; journals; drawing; sketching; and much more. Kit contains: Kit includes one each of the following: C1 nib; C2 nib; B4 nib; A5 nib; penholder; 2 oz. Super Black India Ink; 12 ml metallic silver calligraphy ink; 2 oz. highly effective pen cleaner; practice paper; Speedball Elementary Alphabets Instructions booklet. Measurements: 8-3/4x6-3/4x2 in. Made in USA."

Speedball Calligraphy Ink Palette Kit
"Ten color ink wheel set with palette. Perfect for scrapbooks; journals; drawing; sketching; and much more. Kit contains: one 1-3/8x1-3/8in; .4 fl. oz (12ml) glass jar of each of the following: Black; Red; Blue; Green; Brown; Gold; Teal; Silver; Purple; and White; along with a 9in. round white plastic palette. Inks are all Acid free; archival quality; water proof; and non-toxic- Made in USA."

Sheaffer Classic Calligraphy Kit-21 Pieces

Winsor & Newton Calligraphy Ink Collection Dip Pen Calligraphy Set
"For those interested in the art of beautiful writing, the Winsor & Newton Calligraphy Ink Collection Set has everything you need to get started. This comprehensive set contains four 30 ml calligraphy ink bottles--scarlet, dark blue, matt black and gold. All have been formulated with carefully chosen pigments to ensure maximum brilliance of color. They are lightfast, non-waterproof, non-clogging, and particularly suited for calligraphy. The set also comes with dip pen holder, two nibs and reservoirs, 30 sheets of layout paper and five sheets of smooth cartridge paper (drawing paper)"

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Calligraphy How-To

Airy Plumeflights: A Beginner's Guide to Celtic Script & Design icon
"An enchanting introduction to lettering and decorating in the Celtic style. Part One tells the story of a typical scribe in the ninth century and how he goes about his work, while Part Two is an illustrated step-by-step explanation of Celtic-style writing."

Calligraphy Masterclass: An Complete Guide with Ten Stylish Projects icon
"Creating graceful letters is possible with this instruction book that covers all the basic techniques of calligraphy and shows how to complete ten stylish projects. This kit includes nibs, penholders, ink cartridges, an ink reservoir, templates, practice sheets, and gold foil sheets. 86 color illustrations."

The Calligrapher's Bible: 100 Complete Alphabets and How to Draw Them icon
"Both hobbyists and students of design will value this easy-to-use self-teaching book. Each of its 100 sections shows a complete A-to-Z calligraphy alphabet, with lessons on correct pen strokes and advice on avoiding errors. Beginners will find sound basic instruction, while experienced calligraphers can extend their repertoire with letter styles that range from classic Roman to clean and elegant contemporary styles. In addition to analysis of each alphabet's features, the book's detailed instruction provides information on -- Tools and materials * Layout basics * Numerals and punctuation * Illumination and ornamentation * Tips for the left-handed calligrapher . . . and more. Readers will also find examples by master calligraphers from past eras. This book's spiral binding ensures that pages lay flat when opened, allowing calligraphers to study and copy each pen stroke with ease. "The Calligrapher's Bible" is printed in color and features more than 350 illustrations."

The Art of Color Calligraphy icon
"Inside this invaluable sourcebook, there's an in-depth analysis of color relationships and an introduction to a range of media, techniques, and other applications for adding hues, tints, and shades to calligraphy. Create exquisite backgrounds with watercolor washes, ink print, gild, make borders, form images from letters and so much more. Photographs illustrate and describe each method."

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