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Bible Calligraphy - 100 Scriptures By James Bennett
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A collection of 100 Bible scriptures rendered in an elegant calligraphic hand by James Bennett, master calligrapher and author of several books on calligraphy including Calligraphy For Dummies and... More > Calligraphy for Creative Kids. These Bible Calligraphy scriptures can be a resource for meditation and spiritual encouragement. They were originally created as the covers for weekly church bulletins. Regardless of religion, these calligraphic designs can be appreciated for their artistic qualities. Each scripture is printed on a page which is blank on the reverse side so it may be removed and displayed separately. The images may be photocopied and used in churches, Christian schools, and Sunday schools. Sign up at www.studioarts.net to receive Mr. Bennett's free weekly email of scriptures done in calligraphy.< Less
Bible Calligraphy - 25 Scriptures By James Bennett
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A collection of 25 Bible scriptures rendered in calligraphy by James Bennett, Christian calligrapher and author of several books on calligraphy including Calligraphy For Dummies, Calligraphy for... More > Creative Kids, and You Can Do Calligraphy. These Bible Calligraphy designs were originally created as the covers for weekly church bulletins. Regardless of religion, a person should appreciate the art and beauty of these designs. There is a print version available with 100 scriptures.< Less
You Can Do Calligraphy By Jim Bennett
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Calligraphy means "beautiful writing," and this book will show you how to do it. All you have to do is follow the easy, trace and copy examples! This how-to, beginner's instruction book is... More > written for all ages and will guide you to master your skill in this ancient and beautiful art! The book, penned entirely in a calligraphic hand, begins with an explanation of how to select the right pens, inks, and paper. Next, it introduces you to the Italic alphabet, a beautiful and highly versatile alphabet. After that, there are sections on Blackletter (particularly useful for certificates) and three more useful alphabets (Roman, Bookhand, and Uncial). The book ends with lessons on how to use calligraphy in creative projects from certificates to posters to maps. This is a simple, straight-forward and profusely illustrated calligraphy practice book. The author, Jim Bennett, wrote Calligraphy For Dummies and is also the founder of the Calligraphy WebRing. His website is www.studioarts.net.< Less
LeonardoScript By Jim Bennett
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This little book shows how to write in the actual style of Leonardo da Vinci. Although written for young people (age 10 and up), LeonardoScript would certainly enable an adult to acquire a... More > distinctively elegant handwriting style. There are numerous practice pages. The entire book is penned in the style of Leonardo. Preview this unique book!< Less
Calligraphy for Creative Kids (and adults too!) By Jim Bennett
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Calligraphy means "beautiful writing," and this book will show you how to do it. All you have to do is follow the easy, trace and copy examples! This how-to, beginner's instruction book... More > is written mainly with "creative kids" in mind (age 10 and up) but will help anyone of any age to develop skill in this art! The book, penned entirely in a calligraphic hand, begins with an explanation of how to select the right pens, inks, and paper. Next, it introduces you to the Italic alphabet, a beautiful and highly versatile alphabet. After that, there are sections on Blackletter (particularly useful for certificates) and drawn letters. The book ends with an impressive list of creative projects the reader can work on. This is a simple, straight-forward and profusely illustrated calligraphy practice book. The author, Jim Bennett, wrote Calligraphy For Dummies and is also the founder of the Calligraphy WebRing. His website is www.studioarts.net.< Less
Create Your Own Pirate Treasure Map By Jim Bennett
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This little book (suitable for ages 10 and up) shows step-by-step how to create an authentic-looking, pirate treasure map. The instructions are simple, easy-to-follow, and expertly illustrated. It... More > also has instructions on how to play a pirate treasure hunt game. The last section contains examples of old maps and some fantasy maps of fictional locations. The author is a middle school teacher who has used map-making projects with his students. He is the author of several other books.< Less