This is the first comprehensive guide to the ancient art of Hebrew lettering. The book offers amateurs, artists, & beginners of all ages everything they need to know to make beautiful Hebrew script. You will find: · Tools & materials needed · Different properties of various pens & inks · The theory of angles & proportion · Portfolio of beautifully hand lettered plates to guide you · Suggestions for the choice of a text, script, layout, & deigns Contents: (major headings only) Part I: Preliminaries & preparation 1. What you need 2. Preparing yourself for calligraphy 3. Theory & practice Part II: The plates · Introduction to the plates · The YOD group · The slanted VAV group · The squared off letter or wedge group · The truncated RESH group · The rounded letter group · The anomalous letter group · Additional plates Part III: Developing an illuminated manuscript 1. After the plates 2. The manuscript 3. Illuminating the manuscript Part IV: The art of the Sofer There are illustrations throughout the book.
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Descrizione libro Schocken Books. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0805237208 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW7.1312892