Classic Calligraphy for Beginners

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Younghae Chung

Classic Calligraphy for Beginners introduces the fundamental techniques for mastering two classic calligraphic scripts, Copperplate and Spencerian, plus easy-to-follow exercises and fun, modern projects.

Guided by instructions and illustrations by noted calligraphy artist and teacher Younghae Chung, you will:

  • Get a detailed yet concise overview of tools, supplies, and terminology
  • Try out your materials with basic warm-ups and nib exercises
  • Learn the essential principles or strokes and create the lowercase and uppercase letters of the featured scripts
  • Take your letters to the next level and add flourishes with confidence
  • Explore brush pens and non-flexible writing tools to emulate the look of calligraphy on large-scale and unusual surfaces
  • Reinforce core skills by applying the scripts to a variety of simple, modern projects on paper, wood, glass, fabric, and other surfaces, and get inspiring tips on how to add beautiful details that lend a modern touch
  • Find sample guide sheets for Copperplate, Spencerian, and brush calligraphy

Discover the timeless beauty of calligraphy with Classic Calligraphy for Beginners.

PRICE: $24.99 / Can$32.99 / £18.99

MEDIUM: Calligraphy & Lettering, Drawing & Illustration, Pen & ink

FORMAT: Paperback

ISBN: 337394

SIZE: 8.5 in x 11in / 215.9mm x 279.4 mm

PUBLISHED: July 12, 2022

Younghae Chung is a classically trained calligrapher, teacher, and creative entrepreneur. After working in a New York City advertising agency and nonprofit organization, she decided to pursue her passion for the arts and teaching and launched Logos Calligraphy & Design. Younghae’s mission is to keep penmanship alive by sharing her joy and love of writing, creating, and offering resources to help others learn a timeless craft. She has taught thousands of students, both in-person and online, connecting with and cultivating a diverse community of students from more than 35 countries worldwide. Find out more about Younghae’s work and classes on her website and on Instagram (@logos_calligraphy), Facebook (@logoscalligraphy), and YouTube (Logos Calligraphy). She is based in southern California.