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  • Lär dig skriva kinesiska tecken

    Lär dig skriva kinesiska tecken
    av Johan Björkstén

    Häftad - 1993 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789144360119

    Den vackra skriften är det kinesiska språkets mest exotiska och fascinerande särdrag. De kinesiska tecknen skapades för minst fyra tusen år sedan och har till denna dag bibehållit det utseende de hade vid vår tider…

  • Creative Lettering and Beyond

    Creative Lettering and Beyond
    av Gabri Joy Kirkendall

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781600583971

    Creative Lettering and Beyond combines the artistic talents, inspirational tips, and tutorials of four professional hand letterers and calligraphers for a dynamic and interactive learning experience. After a brief introduction to the various tools a…

  • My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy [With CDROM]

    My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy [With CDROM]
    av Guillaume Olive, Zihong He

    Spiral - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804841047

    My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy is a fun and engaging introduction to one of China's most celebrated arts and crafts for kids. Calligraphy-the art of producing decorative handwriting or lettering with a pen or brush-has been around for thousand…

  • The Story of Writing

    The Story of Writing
    av Andrew Robinson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500286609

    Writing is one of humanity's greatest inventions.Without it there would be no history and no civilization as we know it. But how, when and where did writing evolve? In a succinct, absorbing and well-illustrated text, Andrew Robinson discusses the hi…

  • Handbook of the International Phonetic Association

    Handbook of the International Phonetic Association
    av International Phonetic Association

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521637510

    This book is a comprehensive guide to the International Phonetic Alphabet, whose aim is to provide a universally agreed system of notation for the sounds of languages, and which has been widely used for over a century. The Handbook presents the basi…

  • Handbook of the International Phonetic Association

    Handbook of the International Phonetic Association
    av International Phonetic Association

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521652360

    This book is a comprehensive guide to the International Phonetic Alphabet, whose aim is to provide a universally agreed system of notation for the sounds of languages, and which has been widely used for over a century. The Handbook presents the basi…

  • House Industries Lettering Manual

    House Industries Lettering Manual
    av Ken Barber

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780399578120

    Learn the history and techniques of hand lettering from a renowned design studio. This practical and visual guide features exercises, case studies and typographic models for letter styles such as serif, sans serif, brush and script. Known throughout…

  • How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs

    How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs
    av Mark Collier, Bill Manley

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714119106

    A practical teach-yourself course on ancient Egyptian hieroglyph for the general reader. In this text, the grammar of ancient Egypt is introduced using the inscriptions found on monuments, with an emphasis on learning to read and translate accuratel…

  • Vanishing Voices

    Vanishing Voices
    av Daniel Nettle

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195136241

    Few people know that nearly 100 native languages once spoken in what is now California are near extinction, or that most of Australia's 250 aboriginal languages have vanished. In fact, at least half of the world's languages may die out in the next c…

  • Vanishing Voices

    Vanishing Voices
    av Daniel Nettle

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195152463

    A dramatic account of the rate of language extinction, and how it endangers the future of biodiversityFew people know that nearly 100 native languages once spoken in what is now California are near extinction, or that most of Australia's 250 aborigi…

  • Brush Lettering and Watercolour

    Brush Lettering and Watercolour
    av Katja Haas

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9786059192026

    Brush lettering--hand lettering with brush pens--and creating designs with watercolor paints guarantees you plenty of colorful creative fun! The combination of beautiful lettering with a colorful gloss and the delicacy of watercolors opens up a rang…

  • The Art of Watercolor Lettering

    The Art of Watercolor Lettering
    av Kelly Klapstein

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631597800

    Learn to letter beautifully with watercolor. In this stunning follow-up to her highly praised and influential first book, The Art of Brush Lettering, lettering expert and workshop instructor Kelly Klapstein (popular on Instagram as @kellycreates) s…

  • Calligraphy for Dummies

    Calligraphy for Dummies
    av Jim Bennett

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470117712

    Presents an introduction to the basic techniques of writing calligraphy, describing the tools and the Italic, Blackletter, and Roman alphabets, and containing instructions on how to create documents, invitations, certificates, and other projects.

  • Creative Lettering for Kids

    Creative Lettering for Kids
    av Jenny Doh

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781454920052

    Hand lettering is a visually dynamic and accessible way to add textual elements to any type of craft, from journals to mixed-media art. Some of the most accomplished artists present their favorite lettering techniques, illustrated with inspiring exa…

  • Copperplate Calligraphy From A To Z

    Copperplate Calligraphy From A To Z
    av Sarah Richardson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612438634

    Learn and perfect the classic, yet once again popular, script with this easy-to-use, full-color, and very modern guide. Pointed pen calligraphy doesn't have to be intimidating! This photo-packed guide breaks down every skill, step and stroke into ea…

  • The History and Power of Writing

    The History and Power of Writing
    av Henri-Jean Martin

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226508368

    This study is the story of writing from its very beginnings to its recent transformations through technology. Traversing four millennia, Martin offers a chronicle of writing as a cultural system, a means of communication and a history of technologie…

  • Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy

    Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy
    av Eleanor Winters

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486409511

    Developed by English handwriting masters in the 18th century, copperplate calligraphy is admired for its fluidity and beauty. It is the most popular style for social correspondence, invitations, and other communications requiring an elegant hand. In…

  • Shady Characters

    Shady Characters
    av Keith Houston

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393064421

    A charming and indispensable tour of two thousand years of the written word, Shady Characters weaves a fascinating trail across the parallel histories of language and typography. Whether investigating the asterisk (*) and dagger ( ) which alternatel…

  • Shady Characters

    Shady Characters
    av Keith Houston

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393349726

    A charming and indispensable tour of two thousand years of the written word, Shady Characters weaves a fascinating trail across the parallel histories of language and typography. Whether investigating the asterisk (*) and dagger ( ) which alternatel…

  • The ABC Of Custom Lettering

    The ABC Of Custom Lettering
    av Ivan Castro

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780957664975

    An authoritative resource for designers, typographers, signwriters, illustrators, pinstripers, and other creative professionals Need to produce some flyers? Want to draw up a logo for a band? Does your local speed shop need a T-shirt design? Don't w…

  • Historical Linguistics

    Historical Linguistics
    av Mark Hale

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631196624

    This book goes beyond the boundaries of a standard text, using controversial and compelling ideas to explore the relationship between fundamental concepts in historical linguistics. * An original and engaging introduction to the subject of historica…

  • Historical Linguistics

    Historical Linguistics
    av Mark Hale

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631196617

    This book goes beyond the boundaries of a standard text, using controversial and compelling ideas to explore the relationship between fundamental concepts in historical linguistics. * An original and engaging introduction to the subject of historica…

  • Calligraphy for Kids

    Calligraphy for Kids
    av Eleanor Winters

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402739125

    Introduces the art and technique of calligraphy; provides instructions for writing italic, Gothic, uncial, and Roman alphabets, punctuation, and decorative borders; and suggests projects. Reprint.

  • The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy

    The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy
    av Abbey Sy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589239630

    Written by best-selling author and hand letterer Abbey Sy, The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy covers the basics and beyond for creative lettering techniques. The book begins with an overview of tools and materials, both trad…

  • Typografins väg Vol. 2 : i alfabetets fotspår

    Typografins väg Vol. 2 : i alfabetets fotspår
    av Marcus Gärde
    (1 recension)

    Inbunden - 2010 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789197701426

    "Tänk om jag hade varit ung i dag. Då skulle jag bums skaffa mig den här kompakta kunskapskällan, snarlik den som jag i ungdomen drömde om: en typografisk bibel, matad till bristningsgränsen med fakta och illustrationer. Ändå inte större än att jag…

  • Latin Palaeography

    Latin Palaeography
    av Bernhard Bischoff

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521367264

    This work, by the greatest living authority on medieval palaeography, offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date account in any language of the history of Latin script. It also contains a detailed account of the role of the book in cultural histor…

  • The Art of Brush Lettering

    The Art of Brush Lettering
    av Kelly Klapstein

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631593550

    A complete guide to brush pen lettering, The Art of Brush Lettering takes a meditative approach to creating beautiful letterforms, plus freestyle lettering, faux calligraphy, and special effects. Instagram brush lettering artist Kelly Klapstein (@ke…

  • Lettering: For Students and Craftspeople

    Lettering: For Students and Craftspeople
    av Graily Hewitt

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486275185

    Both a history and a how-to book, this landmark work by a great British calligrapher is required reading for every serious student of the art. Graily Hewitt introduces the general principles and the importance of the pen in the history of writing, t…

  • Writing Systems of the World

    Writing Systems of the World
    av Akira Nakanishi

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804816540

    An examination of twenty-nine different scripts--plus examples of a hundred more--acts as a reference for travelers, stamp collectors, and calligraphers

  • The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering

    The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering
    av Valerie McKeehan

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761186113

    In over 60 lessons, learn the ABCs of lettering (literally) and basic styles: serif, sans serif, and script. Next, how to lay out a design, combine various styles into one cohesive piece, add shadows and dimension. Master more advanced letter styles…

  • The Art of Hand-Lettering

    The Art of Hand-Lettering
    av Helm Wotzkow

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486824017

    Author Helm Wotzkow, a commercial artist specializing in advertising, leads readers step by step from beginning to advanced skills. His extensive experience provides so many helpful suggestions and tips that even professional letterers will find use…

  • The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language

    The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language
    av John McWhorter

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060520854

    Chronicles the origins and evolution of language from the appearance of the first language about 150,000 years ago in East Africa to the approximately six thousand language varieties of today. Reprint.

  • Writing Systems

    Writing Systems
    av Geoffrey Sampson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781791042

    The cultures of the world have chosen different ways to make spoken language visible and permanent. The original edition of Writing Systems represented the first time that modern linguistic principles were brought to bear on a study of this. Now thi…

  • Hand Lettering Step by Step

    Hand Lettering Step by Step
    av Kathy Glynn

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942021858

    In today's digital age, people crave the touch of the handmade. Lettering is a timeless art form that is experiencing a renaissance of popularity. In Organic Lettering, artist Kathy Glynn demonstrates how to create lettering styles that are expressi…

  • Chinese Calligraphy

    Chinese Calligraphy
    av Chiang Yee

    Häftad - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674122260

    This is the classic introduction to Chinese calligraphy. In nine richly illustrated chapters Chiang Yee explores the aesthetics and the technique of this art in which rhythm, line, and structure are perfectly embodied. He measures the slow change fr…

  • Extraordinary Hand Lettering

    Extraordinary Hand Lettering
    av Doris Wai

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781510721913

    Are you a curious hand lettering beginner or long-time enthusiast looking to take your craft to the next level? Or are you a DIY guru or event planner wishing to breathe new life into a boring gift, event signage, or party decor? Extraordinary Hand…

  • Extraordinary Hand Lettering

    Extraordinary Hand Lettering
    av Doris Wai

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781510731226

    Are you a curious hand lettering beginner or long-time enthusiast looking to take your craft to the next level? Or are you a DIY guru or event planner wishing to breathe new life into a boring gift, event signage, or party decor? Extraordinary Hand…

  • The Calligrapher's Bible

    The Calligrapher's Bible
    av Professor Emeritus David Harris

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764156151

    Both hobbyists and students of design will value this easy-to-use self-teaching book. Each of its 100 sections shows a complete A-to-Z calligraphy alphabet, with lessons on correct pen strokes and advice on avoiding errors. Beginners will find sound…

  • Toward a Global Middle Ages - Encountering the World through Illuminated Manuscripts

    Toward a Global Middle Ages - Encountering the World through Illuminated Manuscripts
    av Bryan C. Keene

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781606065983

    Illuminated manuscripts and illustrated or decorated books - like today's museums - preserve a rich array of information about how premodern peoples conceived of and perceived the world, its many cultures and everyone's place in it. Often a Eurocent…

  • Chinese Calligraphy

    Chinese Calligraphy
    av Tingyou Chen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521186452

    The art of calligraphy is seen as the epitome of Chinese culture. Originating in the earliest abstract symbols carved on cave walls, animal bones and tortoise shells by the ancient Chinese people, over several thousand years calligraphy has become f…

  • Grand Medieval Bestiary: Animals in Illuminated Manuscripts

    Grand Medieval Bestiary: Animals in Illuminated Manuscripts
    av Christian Heck

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789211279

    As the 587 colorful images in this magnificent volume reveal, animals were a constant -- and delightful -- presence in illuminated manuscripts throughout the Middle Ages. Many proto-zoological illustrations, of great charm but variable accuracy, are…

  • Modern Calligraphy

    Modern Calligraphy
    av Molly Suber Thorpe

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250016324

    Calligraphy is about creating something uniquely beautiful, whether to celebrate a special occasion like marriage or to use every day in the form of stationery. Author Molly Suber Thorpe, an award winning designer and calligrapher based in Los Angel…

  • Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy

    Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy
    av Shelly Kim

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631597206

    Lettering enthusiasts of all levels will love learning easy ways to develop and adapt hand lettering skills and techniques to a variety of digital platforms in Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy. Popular Instagram lettering artist and wor…

  • Style

    Style
    av Nikolas Coupland

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521618144

    Style refers to ways of speaking - how speakers use the resource of language variation to make meaning in social encounters. This 2007 book develops a coherent theoretical approach to style in sociolinguistics, illustrated with copious examples. It…

  • Style

    Style
    av Nikolas Coupland

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521853033

    Style refers to ways of speaking - how speakers use the resource of language variation to make meaning in social encounters. This 2007 book develops a coherent theoretical approach to style in sociolinguistics, illustrated with copious examples. It…

  • Illuminated Manuscripts: Treasures of the Pierpont Morgan Library: Tiny Folio

    Illuminated Manuscripts: Treasures of the Pierpont Morgan Library: Tiny Folio

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789202161

    Glorious works of art as well as documents of bygone eras, painted an illuminated manuscripts supply perhaps the greatest and by far the best-preserved evidence of daily life during the Middle Ages and Renaissance. This Tiny Folio draws on one of th…

  • Islamic Art of Illumination

    Islamic Art of Illumination
    av Sema Onat

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935295822

    Islamic Art of Illumination presents an amazing mixture of classical Turkish illumination patterns and their contemporary interpretations. It illustrates how illumination, also known as the art of tezhip, was applied to various articles during the O…

  • The Golden Secrets of Lettering: Letter Design from First Sketch to Final Artwork

    The Golden Secrets of Lettering: Letter Design from First Sketch to Final Artwork
    av Martina Flor

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781616895730

    The Golden Secrets of Lettering is a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide to hand lettering. With easy-to-understand instructions and guidelines, plenty of inspirational examples, and hundreds of hand sketches and illustrations, Martina Flor…

  • Grade 4 Writing

    Grade 4 Writing
    av Kumon

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935800606

    From fairy tales to five-paragraph essays, Kumon Writing Workbooks offer a complete program to improve the development and organization of ideas and expand vocabulary. Our fun and innovative exercises inspire creativity and the desire to write.

  • Copperplate Calligraphy

    Copperplate Calligraphy
    av Dick Jackson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486803869

    No need for copper or plates to achieve the distinctive calligraphic script of eighteenth-century Europe ― just a pen, ink, and this comprehensive workbook will do. Master calligrapher Dick Jackson explains the basic strokes for almost all let…

  • Treasury of Authentic Art Nouveau

    Treasury of Authentic Art Nouveau
    av Ludwig Petzendorfer

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486246536

    Gathers hundreds of art nouveau-style alphabets and discusses the development of these typefaces

  • The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering

    The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering
    av Dina Rodriguez

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781465462725

    Get creative, express yourself, and add that personal touch with hand lettering With illustrated step-by-step instructions, The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering shows the complete beginner how to master the art of hand lettering. Learn be…

  • Little Book of Lettering

    Little Book of Lettering
    av Emily Gregory

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781452112022

    Typography is always one of the designer's first considerations when it comes to making a statement, and in recent years the world of lettering and type has exploded in an unprecedented wave of creative discovery. Contemporary artists, typesetters,…

  • Drawing Type

    Drawing Type
    av Alex Fowkes

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592538980

    Part inspiration and part workbook, these hand-drawn type of images will inspire and excite any designer to draw and explore type. Drawing Type features real-world projects and sketchbooks of well-known type designers, including interviews about the…

  • Artful Alphabets

    Artful Alphabets
    av Joanne Sharpe

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440353062

    Create uniquely artful words with secrets from Joanne Sharpe! Joanne Sharpe--author of the popular book The Art of Whimsical Lettering--has gathered together 55 of her favorite hand-drawn alphabets for this light-hearted collection. Follow simple il…

  • Left-Handed Calligraphy

    Left-Handed Calligraphy
    av Vance Studley

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486267029

    The art of beautiful handwriting is no more difficult to master for the left-handed than for the right-handed student. But the left-handed writer requires a special orientation which most guidebooks on the subject do not provide. This excellent stud…