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Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

View and Do Series

This series presents expert tutors who present their techniques and skills, helping viewers master arts at an easy-to-follow pace. Produced by Argus Video. Programs available on 6 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 6-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or Click for more

Calligraphy 1: From Pen to Paper, Beginner Italics

Calligraphy 1: From Pen to Paper, Beginner Italics

"Highly Recommended. This is an excellent workshop in calligraphy. After a fascinating history, Graham offers two comprehensive tutorial lessons for beginners." -School Library Journal
Featuring renowned calligrapher, author and teacher David Graham, this program is a comprehensive workshop on italic-style handwriting for beginners. Here the artist explains the history of italics, the tools and materials needed, pencil and pen exercises to try, how to create Miniscule and Majuscule letters, as well as layout, media, paper choices and swirled letters. Lesson 1 uses excellent close-ups to desmonstrate the recommended tools. Lesson 2 shows the various styles of writing; also the proper posture to use when writing; then the program concludes with suggestions of various projects, such as adding color, mounting, and how to attach different nibs. Produced by Argus Productions. 03/08DE JSCA 60 min.
Also See: Brush Dance with Xiao Kejia: The Art of Chinese Calligraphy

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