Using the revolutionary Craft in Motion system of displaying movement on the page, this guide makes understanding, learning, and mastering the basics of this beautiful craft clear and simple. Using a variety of alphabets to create a series of visually appealing artwork, the book offers beginners and more accomplished artists ideas, inspiration and professional hints and tips. The resource also combines the variety and beauty of the ancient art of calligraphy with state-of-art photographic techniques to allow readers to see how letters are created in a variety of different alphabets. The book begins with expert advice on ideal tools and materials for beginners, and an introduction to the basic techniques of the craft. The core of the book consists of five alphabets, in each case showing how the letters are created. Practical and easy-to-follow, this handbook will provide beginners and more experienced artists with the techniques, skills, and confidence they need to create satisfying and pleasing works of art.