on 4 October 2000
This colourful book is inspiring with many examples of modern freeform calligraphy from various sources and guidance on how to achieve this look. Essentially, it provides help with the groundwork neccesary to write formal scripts (with many different textbook examples) which provides the neccesary skill base and confidence so you are able to competantly use a less formal style. Good advice on suitable backgrounds and materials to get you started, with more advanced techniques such as guilding and illumination explored. Plenty of handy tips and hints.