Calligraphy is a perennially popular art form, often adorning wedding invitations, announcements, gift cards, how-to book, accomplished calligrapher Cari Ferraro guides aspiring calligraphers stroke by stroke through a variety of writing styles, from the stately blackletter alphabet to the elegant italic hand. The book also teaches the art of letter illumination, a way to add vibrant colour to calligraphy. With this book, readers will find everything they need to start lettering with style!
Cari Ferraro has been practicing calligraphy for over three decades. She has studied with many of the finest calligraphers teaching today, and taught broad pen calligraphy to children and adults. Her design business, Prose and Letters, has fulfilled calligraphy commissions for weddings, corporations, institutions and individuals since 1982. She also maintains a website as an online portfolio and catalog of her cards, prints, books, and wedding certificates. Her calligraphic manuscript books are collected by individuals and libraries around the country. Her work has been featured in the magazines Victoria, Letter Arts Review, and Somerset Studio, the Calligrapher's Engagement Calendar, and several wedding books. Cari makes her home in Northern California.