Written by Hand: An Introduction to the Art of Beautiful Handwriting

Written by Hand: An Introduction to the Art of Beautiful Handwriting

Writing longhand isn't a chore when you can turn your notes into mini works of art. Grocery lists, to-do lists, sticky notes, make them look more like†art rather than work with†Written by Hand. There's no getting around the fact that typing on keyboards and screens is the new norm, but†the simple, meditative art of writing words by hand can't†be forgotten!†Written by Hand† Writing longhand isn't a chore when you can turn your notes into mini works of art. Grocery lists, to-do lists,...

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Title:Written by Hand: An Introduction to the Art of Beautiful Handwriting
Author:Erica Tighe
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:1631063863
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:160 pages pages

Written by Hand: An Introduction to the Art of Beautiful Handwriting Reviews

  • Cheryl Bradley
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Frederick Rotzien
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Amy
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Melissa T
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Carrielynn
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Mary A.
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Debbie Kennedy
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Tima
    Aug 02, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Charissa Rate
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Michelle
    Jan 30, 2018

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Samantha
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • MissBecka
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Books In Brogan
    Nov 13, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

  • Jaclyn
    Dec 12, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

  • Jeimy
    Jan 19, 2018

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

  • Heather
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • amy
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Rebecca
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Debbie Carnes
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Alicia
    Dec 30, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

  • Anjana sundar
    Dec 07, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

  • Caroline
    Sep 06, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Theresa
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Cathy
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Lexie Lucas
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Melly Mel
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Micielle
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Camila
    Dec 13, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

  • Elizabeth
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Rosemary Rey
    Nov 17, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

  • Jessica Dickman
    Nov 29, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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  • Heather Brown
    Nov 30, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

  • Megan
    Dec 08, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

  • Krys
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • ‚ĚáCritterbee (aka Vivian Darcy)
    Nov 09, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

  • Stacia Chappell
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Brittany Green
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Maia Sitter
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Donna Smith
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Amy Wigand
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Kirsty
    Nov 27, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

  • Victoria Peipert
    Nov 26, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

  • Areli
    Dec 13, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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  • Shelley
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Quarto Publishing Group
    Oct 25, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

  • Sherlynka Jones
    Oct 01, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

    I received an ARC for an honest review. I have discovered brush and hand lettering and was excited to be able to review this book. I like that Erica has broken down the basics and provided lots of examples and spaces to be able to practice what you're learning. This is a very well th...

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  • Jo
    Nov 26, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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    Good book about basic calligraphy. The book contain good ressources and good tools. ...

  • Marzi¬†Pecen
    Dec 27, 2017

    Written by hand by Erica Tighe invite us to rediscover the art of hand writing, to fall in love with it and its imperfect nature. It makes us see how even though technology has made it fast and simple for us to deliver text messages, it still lacks the human warmth and uniqueness that ...

    I have been trying to get into handlettering for a while and have read a crateful of books on the subject and this is my favorite by far! Why? Because I as a beginner in any artistic endeavor I tend to be very anal and controlling until I get the hang of it and start letting loose. Thi...

    'Written by Hand' includes every tip on how to make your writing beautiful. Each step is explained in meticulous detail allowing everyone the ability to develop their writing. Every possible topic is covered from tools and grasp to font types. It even has 50 writing prompts to inspire ...

    As someone who still enjoys writing things down on paper as much as using electronic versions, I was really intrigued with the ideas in this book. †Sadly with cursive writing no longer being taught in schools across the US and the concept of writing by putting pen to paper considered ...

    To begin with,† I must admit that in our school education in India, cursive writing is a must. I am not sure how much of a colonial hangover it is, or if it's the need for beauty in presentation like this book indicates. In either case, I have actually never written in 'print' or sepa...

    I'm obsessed with penmanship. I have a collection of demonstrator fountain pens to which I fill with colorful inks. I'm a big proponent of cursive. I love the promotion of cursive in the schools because, despite technology, we have historical documents written in cursive and calligraph...

    Written by Hand is an engaging, introductory, creative, handwriting how-to manual, complete with exercise pages, inspirational practice quotes and guidance for creating fun hand-lettering There is some interesting information about different styles of writing, grip types, 'calligrap...

    *This book was given to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review ? all opinions are my own.* Because I'm smack in the midst of starting to plan our wedding, I thought this book could teach me how to do some nice handwriting and it's a lovely book. It ga...

    Written By Hand is a lovely book focusing on your personal handwriting- what it means according to graphology and how to make pleasing changes for legibility and looks- with practice pages, quotes and writing prompts to give you direction. ...

    Very well written resource for those interested in calligraphy. I appreciated all the practical directions and tutorials for practicing the art. The different style explorations also made this a great intro to the ways that calligraphy can take shape and also pair together. ...

    This was a lovely little book, with interesting and easy to use creative tips. Perfect for bullet journalling, or just trying something a bit different in your correspondence. ...

    Tighe walks you through different writing styles with techniques and examples. By the end of the book, you will have tried out several beautiful fonts. ...

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