Spencerian Handwriting

Spencerian Handwriting Author Platt Rogers Spencer
ISBN-10 9781612435428
Year 2016-08-02
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Ulysses Press
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THE FIRST ALL-IN-ONE EDITION OF P.R. SPENCER'S CLASSIC PENMANSHIP PRIMER INCLUDING STEP-BY-STEP LESSONS AND PAGES FOR PRACTICING Easy to understand yet challenging to perfect, the Spencerian system was the standard for all personal and business correspondence in the 1800s. While modern students are barely taught cursive, for more than a century schoolchildren were dutifully drilled in intricate penmanship using this original primer. Now you can follow the step-by-step instructions and practice on the included workbook pages to learn: • The seven Spencerian principles • Proper pen positioning • Finger and arm movement • Heights and widths of letters • Spacing between letters and words • Optional shading effects With Spencerian Handwriting, you can add a personal touch to all your handwritten letters and notes reminiscent of simpler, more elegant times.

Spencerian Copybook

Spencerian Copybook Author Platt R. Spencer
ISBN-10 0880620951
Year 1985-01-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher Mott Media (MI)
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This set contains the copybooks 1-5 only. These are used to practice cursive writing for second or third graders or to improve the handwriting of older students or adults. To be used with the Theory of Spencerian Penmanship.

Spencerian Penmanship Set

Spencerian Penmanship Set Author P. R. Spencer
ISBN-10 088062096X
Year 1985-01-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher Mott Media
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Complete course in elementary school handwriting. Can also be used to improve the handwriting of older students or adults. Set includes the Theory book and the 5 copybooks.

The Universal Penman

The Universal Penman Author George Bickham
ISBN-10 9780486206165
Year 1941
Pages 212
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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"An essential part of any art library, and a book of permanent value not affected by seasonal styles." — American Artist. Here is Bickham's famous treasury of English roundhand calligraphy from 1740. Includes 125 pictorial scenes, over 200 script pictures, 19 complete animals, 275 lettered specimens, more than 100 panels, frames, cartouches, and other effects, and more.

Improve Your Handwriting Teach Yourself

Improve Your Handwriting  Teach Yourself Author Rosemary Sassoon
ISBN-10 9781444131109
Year 2010-06-25
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Improve Your Handwriting is the only title to be written specifically for adults who are experiencing problems with their writing. Co-authored by a world-renowned expert on handwriting and a professional calligrapher, it uses self-diagnosis tests to help you identify your problem, before encouraging you to experiment and choose the style that suits you best. Covering everything from holding a pen, to the difficulties that left-handers face, and the problems that may be caused by medical conditions, you will be come away from the book armed with the ability to write with ease and confidence. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of improving your handwriting. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

George Bickham s Penmanship Made Easy Or The Young Clerk s Assistant

George Bickham s Penmanship Made Easy  Or  The Young Clerk s Assistant Author George Bickham
ISBN-10 0486297799
Year 1997-07
Pages 61
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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Unabridged reprint of extremely rare 18th-century manual offers helpful hints on forming letters, holding the pen, arm and wrist positions, and posture. Includes rich sampling of alphabets, maxims, didactic verses, and other words of advice. Charmingly illustrated instruction manual for calligraphers, commercial artists,and devoteés of fine penmanship.

Spencerian Penmanship Practice Book the Declaration of Independence

Spencerian Penmanship Practice Book  the Declaration of Independence Author Harvest Crittenden
ISBN-10 161243679X
Year 2017-05-16
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher
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An all new Spencerian practice book features the timeless words of Thomas Jeffereson and perforated, tear-out pages The secret to success is no secret: Practice. Practice. Practice. But for those wanting to master Spencerian penmanship, there are currently fewer than 30 practice sentences available. And those are in low quality reproductions of 19th century pamphlets. Until now! This all new book offers over 100 pages of example sentences written by Harvest Crittenden, America's foremost expert on the Spencerian script. Developed in the United States, the Spencerian system was the standard for all personal and business correspondence in the 1800s. And this book rightfully reflects the script's origin by using the text from the greatest of American documents: The Declaration of Independence. Each page in this handy workbook includes clearly penned lettering across the top of the page, plus line after line of practice space below where students can master letter height, width, spacing, stroke weight, and more. The pages are even perforated so it is easy for you to tear them out and practice on a perfectly flat surface.

Script Lettering for Artists

Script Lettering for Artists Author Tommy Thompson
ISBN-10 9780486213118
Year 1965
Pages 127
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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Copiously illustrated by foremost script designer, this complete course covers all the basics for commercial artists: tools, materials, various letter styles, and more.

Your Handwriting Can Change Your Life

Your Handwriting Can Change Your Life Author Vimala Rodgers
ISBN-10 9780684865416
Year 2000-03-01
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Moving beyond traditional graphology, the authoran educator and handwriting expertreveals how to initiate major life changes by improving handwriting. Original.

Hand Lettering A to Z

Hand Lettering A to Z Author Abbey Sy
ISBN-10 9781631592829
Year 2017-04-15
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher
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Your hand lettering contains a little bit of you! It expresses what you have to say, and demonstrates your creativity in all your communications. In Hand Lettering A to Z, artist and author Abbey Sy has invited four international artists--Meg Hyland, Joao Neves, Tessa Go, and Lisa Lorek--to join her in designing all new alphabets for you to draw and use in many different languages. You don’t have to be a trained artist to master the art of hand lettering. These alphabets are for every skill level, and will suits any taste: colorful, or black and white, classic or just plain fun. It’s all about getting creative with the twenty-six letters and a little bit of you.

Wedding Calligraphy

Wedding Calligraphy Author Laura Hooper
ISBN-10 1631581295
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Racehorse Publishing
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Calligraphy is a visual art form that gives handwriting and lettering an ornate and elegant twist. In a day in age when technology and rigid type have run rampant, calligraphy has become an exceedingly popular way to add character, personality, and individuality to even the most formal of affairs. Whether it’s done on stationary, chalkboards, signs, or whatever medium you prefer, this decorative practice is sure to spruce up any party. It’s also perfect for invitations and thank-you notes! Although primarily intended for weddings, the lessons learned from this book can be applied to nearly any type of exquisite gathering--proms, bachelorette parties, work functions, barbecues, engagements, showers, receptions, and much more! In addition to the beautiful color photographs that dress the pages throughout, the book features step-by-step tutorials and an introduction to the art of calligraphy. With Hooper’s easy-to-follow instructions, you’ll learn do-it-yourself lettering in no time. Wedding Calligraphy is the go-to guide for aspiring calligraphers who want to learn the craft, and for avid professionals looking to hone it. Whether you’re interested in making calligraphy a career for yourself, saving some money on your special day, or simply looking to find a new and relaxing hobby, this book is the perfect match.