The Joy of Modern Calligraphy by Joyce Lee

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The Joy of Modern Calligraphy by Joyce Lee offers a complete and comprehensive guide to the art of beautiful writing. In her inspiring and practical book, Joyce discusses the tools you'll need and how to use them. She will guide you through various calligraphy techniques and methods that you can use to create your own creative projects. Be inspired to create handwritten envelopes, gift tags a stylish monogram and more! The book also includes an envelope of photocopiable practice sheets to help you practice your skills.

More than just an instructional guide, this book encourages you to find joy in committing your thouhts to paper. Joyce believes that calligraphy is not just about perfecting the strokes, but about mindfulness, patience, concentration and slowing down to enjoy the moment. Through this book Joyce will unlock your creativity and encourage you to nuture it.

This book is everything calligraphy should be: classic, stylish, creative and thought-provoking. Fall in love with the art of handwritten lettering as you release your own creativity on the page.

Hardback Case containing 1 x 128-page PB instruction book and 1 x envelope for photocopiable practice sheets, with elastic closure. 216x280 mm


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  • Introduction 6
  • What is modern calligraphy? 10
  • Calligra-life lessons 22
  • Tools & materials 30
  • Theories & techniques 44
    • Gold rings on handwritten envelopes 94
    • Full circle artwork 98
    • Glamorous gold acrylic gift tags 102
    • Colour splash artwork 106
    • Digital monogram 110
    • DIY plant labels 114
    • Simple banner 118
    • Using coloured paper 122
  • Calligraphy FAQs 126
  • Index 128
  • Practice sheets
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Joyce Lee is a modern calligrapher who works under the pen name Artsynibs. Set up in 2015, Artsynibs creates bespoke artwork, runs calligraphy workshops and collaborates with various companies including Dior, Topshop, Bentley, Harvey Nichols, Paperchase, John Lewis and Pentel. Joyce has also co-created a range of modern calligraphy kits with British pen company Manuscript, and these are sold across Europe, Asia and North America. Her work appears effortless and full of life, encouraging all who see it to try their hand at calligraphy themselves. Joyce is currently based in Singapore. 

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Find joy in committing your thoughts to paper through the art of beautiful writing with Joyce Lee's The Joy of Modern Calligraphy. Including techniques and methods to create beautiful makes such as envelopes and gift tags, there are also practice sheets so you can improve your handwriting skills. 


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