Beginner Calligraphy Workbook for Kids: Easy, Step-by-Step Practice for Ages 8-12 (Paperback)

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Encourage kids ages 8 to 12 to create wonderful words of art using this modern calligraphy workbook

Modern calligraphy is a decorative form of handwriting that turns words into gorgeous art and offers more freedom than traditional calligraphy, making it easier for kids to learn. This fun workbook teaches kids how to use modern calligraphy to create their very own beautiful letters using four easy-to-follow steps.

What sets the Beginner Calligraphy Workbook for Kids apart from other lettering and modern calligraphy books:
  • The basics—They'll start by learning the difference between classic and modern calligraphy, the supplies they'll need, how to hold their pen, and more.
  • Lots of writing—Next they'll practice the eight strokes that make up calligraphy and learn how to combine them to create letters.
  • Fun alphabets—In this section they'll hone their skills by writing a Whimsical Alphabet, brushing a Bouncy Alphabet, and taking on a Traditional Alphabet.
  • Practice pulling it together—They'll build on all they've learned by focusing on their entry and exit strokes as they practice connecting letters and writing out words.

Help them kick off a new creative learning adventure with the Beginner Calligraphy Workbook for Kids.

About the Author

JADE SCARLETT is an artist and calligrapher, but above all, she is a creativity possibilitarian, which is a made-up term that perfectly describes what her life is all about—making living a creative life possible for everyone.

Praise For…

"Jade Scarlett's calligraphy workbook for kids is an inviting introduction to the beautiful world of letter arts. Her instruction is broken down in such a way that encourages the young calligraphy enthusiast rather than overwhelming them. In our digitally focused age, there are a plethora of benefits that calligraphy has to offer young ones, both in terms of artistic skill and mindfulness. I'm sure Jade's workbook will imbue a lifelong love for the mindful craft of beautiful letter writing in many eager children's hearts and minds." —Malka Klein, calligrapher, illustrator, and teaching artist

"The perfect calligraphy workbook for kids! I appreciate how this book is filled with so many practice pages and also explores different styles of the alphabet. This book is a great way to learn calligraphy and more!" —Shelly Kim, calligrapher, author, and educator at Letters by Shells

"Jade Scarlett's book, Beginner Calligraphy Workbook for Kids, is a welcome resource for kids who want to express themselves in a creative way. Jade offers clear, step-by-step instructions to introduce beginners to the new modern calligraphy basics. The book features dozens of well-designed workbook pages for kids to get hours of hands-on practice creating the letterforms." —Joanne Fink, Zenspirations® founder, artist, author, and spiritual seeker

"Jade's approach to calligraphy is thorough, direct, and joyful all at the same time. Jade's ability to break down the steps is for me one of the most attainable out there. Her approach empowers!" —Kristy Rice, #artforjoysake maker and author

"Jade has created such a cute and accessible guide for kids to get into calligraphy!" —Peggy Dean, best-selling author of The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide

Product Details
ISBN: 9781638079170
ISBN-10: 163807917X
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: December 14th, 2021
Pages: 120
Language: English