Compiled from Walter Foster's best calligraphy books, this guide features four different calligraphers and lettering artists' instruction. Alphabets, instruction on how to replicate space and professional looking letters, how to illuminate manuscripts, techniques on adding color, and information on embellishing letter art is included. Example alphabets include diagrams with numbered strokes; informative pages on supplies help you get started. 13 glossy sheets are provided for you to photocopy or use with (not-included) tracing paper. 144 indexed pages, softcover.