A comprehensive guide for all calligraphers, whether amateurs or professionals, this book contains over 100 different alphabets with detailed instructions on how to draw all the letters. It contains information about tools and materials, basic layouts and illumination and ornamentation.
David Harris is an internationally recognised calligrapher who worked at several London design studios and advertising agencies before establishing his own design group. Subsequently, he took a teaching post at Exeter College of Art and Design, teaching lettering and calligraphy. He is the author of other books on the art of letting and calligraphy.