Kestrel Montes, professional calligrapher and owner of inkmethis, shares all the tips she wishes she had known when starting Modern Calligraphy is the perfect book for those who want to dive into the world of gorgeous modern calligraphy lettering. Learn about the tools, techniques, and tricks of pointed dip pen calligraphy then dive into a step-by-step intensive guide to practicing a beautiful modern calligraphy script. A gorgeous book packed with color images, helpful information, and tons and tons of practice pages
While the book is designed with the beginner in mind, even advanced calligraphy students will find tips, tricks and techniques that improve their writing. Modern Calligraphy guides the reader through best practicing habits, how to use pointed pen tools, best supplies, ink mixing, a detailed approach to the calligraphic strokes that are used to create letterforms, and most importantly provides intensive practice opportunities for developing skill and building muscle memory. Additionally, you'll learn about best inks, papers, and desk set-up for a maximum writing experience. You will be well on the way to creating your own drool-worthy lettering for greeting cards, wedding invitations, or social medial posting.
Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.