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Tools and Materials for Calligraphy by Patricia Lovett

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Publisher’s Synopsis

Long Title - Tools and Materials for Calligraphy, Illumination & Miniature Painting by Patricia Lovett

This book is for beginners as well as enthusiasts in lettering and associated arts - illuminating, writing and painting on vellum - and egg tempera painting.
  • Written by a practising calligrapher and illuminator
  • Choosing pens, paper, brushes and burnishers
  • Types of gold and other metals - cheap and precious
  • How to gild using traditional and modern gums, glues and adhesives
  • Painting with egg tempera and powdered pigments
  • How to choose the best vellum, and how to treat it for writing and painting
  • Dealing with difficult papers
  • How to make the most of your lettering using traditional and modern compounds


    1st edition, 1996, Pb, 96pp, numerous illustrations, 15 x 21 cm



Tools and Materials for Calligraphy by Patricia Lovett
£9.95 EUR 12.27