Author(s): Lucy Edmonds
Beautifully illustrated with a covetable rose gold foil cover, Modern Calligraphy is a step-by-step workbook for those wanting to learn this super trendy form of lettering. Written by Lucy Edmonds, the founder of Quill London, the book will guide readers through the first steps of pointed pen calligraphy, encouraging you to spend an hour a week developing and practicing the new skill. Designed for complete beginners, the book offers tips, tricks and techniques on the materials required and how to use them properly, how to approach the modern calligraphy letterforms, and most importantly explores ways to develop our own modern calligraphy style. You'll learn about inks and how to make your own, brush calligraphy, and what you can do with your new skill - from envelope addressing and event stationery to beautiful dinner party menus and gift tags.
Lucy Edmonds is the founder of Quill London and heads up its Modern Calligraphy studio. Quill London was the first to host Modern Calligraphy workshops in London, and has been at the forefront of the modern calligraphy trend, having seen thousands of students through its classes since 2012. Lucy's contemporary lettering style has been sought after by fashion, lifestyle brands and individuals alike, and she has worked on projects for M&S, Gucci, Ted Baker, Boden, Aesop and Radley to name a few.