This is a t-quite-conventional look at lettering for anyone of almost any age, who has a passing interest in letterforms. They may be young or older, newcomers or experienced calligraphers, teachers or artists from other disciplines. The idea is to move away from the more obviously pretty aspects of hobby calligraphy to experiments using principally capital letters as patterns, texture or explosions of colour to give a much more general artistic and creative appeal. It is also about learning the skill of careful observation to see what is actually there in terms of letter shapes, t what you think or assume the shapes to be, learning the rules and then kwing how to bend them to suit your purpose.
Margaret Morgan is an experienced professional calligrapher. She is an associate of the Calligraphy and Lettering Society, and the author of three previous books, including Illuminated Letters (A&C Black).