For artists interested in the art of calligraphy and lettering, this art instruction book is the perfect reference guide. It also makes a great gift! Dive into the lost art of writing and crafting letters with this art book. It offers a broad scope of instruction, starting with basic calligraphic alphabets and moving to unique modern characters. Creative step-by-step demonstrations introduce readers to illumination and word painting while inspirational projects teach beginners how to incorporate their new skills into a variety of crafts. From adding decorative flourishes to guilding, this book covers it all. Authors: Cari Ferraro and Contributing Artists. Publisher: Walter Foster, 2011.