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By Kiyoshi Takahashi

Collection of 850 accurately drawn calligraphic components remembers the spirit of 18th-century pen flourishing. tender scrolls, swirls, frames, borders, cartouches and different layout components are appropriate to any variety of advertisement and craft makes use of, and are comfortably usable and copyright-free. Publisher's word.

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Kiyoshi Takahashi, a New York-based designer, created the hundreds of designs in this book to meet the recurring needs of his own studio and of others in his profession for precisely rendered, readily usable calligraphic ornament for packaging, publications and similar applications. Using technical pens of various sizes, he has achieved the balanced thicks and thins of crow-quill technique, free of the feathering, blotting and irregularity of line that so often plague artists in that medium. Mr.

Takahashi, Kiyoshi, 1940- . 2. Calligraphy. 3. Decoration and ornament. I. Title. II. Title: Eight hundred fifty calligraphic ornaments for designers and craftsmen. III. Series. com Table of Contents Title Page Copyright Page Publisber’s Note Publisber’s Note Many graphic designers admire the delicacy and flair of eighteenth-century pen flourishing as exemplified by the work of the English writing masters collected and engraved by George Bickham in The Universal Penman (Dover, 1954, 20616-5). Much of the charm of this style of calligraphy lies in its elegant decoration, with lovely swirls and curlicues.

31 East 2nd Street, Mineola, New York 11501. However, resale, licensing, republication, reproduction or distribution of any illustration by any other graphic service, whether it be in a book or in any other design resource, is strictly prohibited. Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Takahashi, Kiyoshi, 1940- 850 calligraphic ornaments for designers and craftsmen. (Dover pictorial archive series) 1. Takahashi, Kiyoshi, 1940- . 2. Calligraphy. 3. Decoration and ornament. I. Title.

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