Delve into the art of Italic writing with this in-depth guide by renowned authors Inga Dubay and Barbara Getty. This unique workbook welcomes professionals, hobbyists, teachers, and anyone yearning to beautify their script. Within its pages, you'll uncover four distinct italic styles: Basic, Formal, Chancery, and Cursive. Handwritten entirely in Italic, this book serves provides plenty of models to copy. Benefit from tips on everything from letter shapes and spacing to slant and pen angle, all while tracing the fascinating history of the alphabet.
“The letters in this book are our own version of italic patterned after our study of historical manuscripts and the models of Lloyd Reynolds. Work with our models; trace and copy them until you know and feel the letters. Your own style in both the formal and handwriting versions will develop as you progress through the book. Your own unique personality will add rhythm and vitality to these letters.” ––Dubay and Getty, Introduction.
Paperback; 128 pages; 8.5” x 11”