Discover the timeless art of beautiful writing! This introduction to creating calligraphy combines beginner-friendly clarity with thorough guidance and gorgeous examples. Introduces 9 major calligraphic styles, with detailed diagrams and tips for writing each letter. Sub-sections include histories of each alphabet, step-by-step tutorials for embellishing your calligraphy, and ways to showcase your elegant lettering. Full-color photographs and illustrations throughout. Hardcover. Book measures 8-1/2'' wide x 11'' high. 120 pages. Jane Sullivan is a fantasy artist, calligrapher, and Medieval-style illuminator. Her other works include guides to illuminated lettering, calligraphy, and drawing fantastical beings. She lives in France.