Kestrel Montes, professional calligrapher and owner of inkmethis, shares all the tips she wishes she had known when starting! Modern Calligraphy is the perfect book for those who want to dive into the world of gorgeous modern calligraphy lettering. Learn about the tools, techniques, and tricks of pointed dip pen calligraphy then dive into a step-by-step intensive guide to practicing a beautiful modern calligraphy script. A gorgeous book packed with color images, helpful information, and tons and tons of practice pages!While the book is designed with the beginner in mind, even advanced calligraphy students will find tips, tricks and techniques that improve their writing. Modern Calligraphy guides the reader through best practicing habits, how to use pointed pen tools, best supplies, ink mixing, a detailed approach to the calligraphic strokes that are used to create letterforms, and most importantly provides intensive practice opportunities for developing skill and building muscle memory. Additionally, you'll learn about best inks, papers, and desk set-up for a maximum writing experience. You will be well on the way to creating your own drool-worthy lettering for greeting cards, wedding invitations, or social medial posting.