A book written specifically for adults experiencing problems with their writing.Improve Your Handwriting is the only title to be written specifically for adults who are experiencing problems with their writing. Co-authored by a world-rewned expert on handwriting and a professional calligrapher, it uses self-diagsis tests to help you identify your problem, before encouraging you to experiment and choose the style that suits you best. Covering everything from holding a pen, to the difficulties that left-handers face, and the problems that may be caused by medical conditions, you will be come away from the book armed with the ability to write with ease and confidence.Improve Your Handwriting includes:Part One: Handwriting problemsChapter 1: Self-diagsisChapter 2: More about self-diagsisChapter 3: Practical mattersChapter 4: Help for left-handersChapter 5: More serious problemsPart Two: How to put things rightChapter 6: Regaining controlChapter 7: Rhythm and textureChapter 8: A training modelChapter 9: Joining upChapter 10: Personal modificationsChapter 11: Capital lettersPart Three: Before and afterPart Four: Finishing touchesChapter 12: LayoutChapter 13: A more formal model
Rosemary Sassoon is a handwriting consultant specialising in the educational and medical areas. Her background is in lettering and design, but her fieldwork and research into adult problems form the basis for this book. She lectures widely and is the author of several books. Gunnlaugur SE Briem is a designer with a Ph.D from the Royal College of Art in London who divides his time between Britain and California. He has taken an active interest in the experimental teaching of italic handwriting in his native Iceland. He is on the advisory board of Visible Language and has designed several typefaces, including a new family for the Times newspaper.