WorldCat Identities

Shepherd, Margaret

Overview
Works: 41 works in 146 publications in 2 languages and 6,839 library holdings
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Classifications: Z43, 745.61
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Most widely held works about Margaret Shepherd
 
Most widely held works by Margaret Shepherd
The art of civilized conversation : a guide to expressing yourself with style and grace by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the art of personal communication and conversation explains how to find the right words regardless of the situation, with advice on body language, appropriate subject matter, graceful exits, and other important speaking skills
Learning calligraphy : a book of lettering, design and history by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers all the essentials that need to be known to gain proficiency in the age-old art of calligraphy, showing different lettering techniques for Roman, Celtic, Gothic, Bookhand, Italian, and Numerical lettering
Learn calligraphy : the complete book of lettering and design by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers step-by-step lessons on the techniques of calligraphy, providing historical information while suggesting advice for choosing alphabets for different messages and selecting the best materials
Calligraphy now : new light on traditional letters by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides examples of historical and contemporary alphabet models with an instructive narrative text and specific projects to try
Using calligraphy : a workbook of alphabets, projects, and techniques. by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiral bound. Shows how to design artwork, logos, letterheads, and cards, and how to set up a calligraphic business
Calligraphy alphabets made easy by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Master the art of beautiful writing quickly and simply, as you learn a new alphabet every day and complete a practical lettering project each week"--Cover
Borders for calligraphy : how to design a decorated page by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calligraphy made easy : a beginner's workbook by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the handwritten note : a guide to reclaiming civilized communications by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For those who enjoy writing notes, or those who value doing so but find themselves intimidated by the task, acclaimed calligrapher Margaret Shepherd has created both an epistolary tribute and rescue manual. Just as you cherish receiving personal mail, you can take pleasure in crafting correspondence. Love, gratitude, condolences, congratulations–for every emotion and occasion, a snippet of heartfelt prose is included, sure to loosen the most stymied letter writer. Not only providing inspiration for the content of the missives, The Art of the Handwritten Note gives thorough instruction in the specific details that give so many men and women the jitters when it comes to correspondence that can’t (or shouldn’t) be produced on a keyboard. From overcoming illegible penmanship to mastering the challenge of keeping straight margins, avoiding smeared ink, and choosing stationery that is appropriate but suits your style, this is a powerful little guide to conveying thoughts in an enduring–and noteworthy–way."--Publisher description
Margaret Shepherd's calligraphy projects for pleasure and profit by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capitals for calligraphy : a sourcebook of decorative letters by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the personal letter : a guide to connecting through the written word by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a practical guide to creating meaningful and memorable written messages, the author explains how to write a well crafted letter to suit a variety of circumstances, ranging from condolence and congratulations to illness and fund-raising
Manual of modern calligraphy by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn world calligraphy : discover african, arabic, chinese, ethiopic, greek, hebrew, indian, japanese, korean, mongolian, russian, thai, tibetan calligraphy, and beyond by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive, unparalleled volume covers virtually all the world's writing systems, ranging from Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Korean, Hebrew, Thai and Indian scripts to the alphabets of our earliest ancestors in Africa and the Americas. The book features Shepherd's exquisite hand-drawn illustrations, gorgeous full-colour examples of both traditional and modern calligraphic designs, plus modern materials and projects. Readers will also learn how the basics of each exotic script can be applied to the English alphabet in order to create readable calligraphy with a foreign flair
Modern calligraphy made easy : a new script for streamlined lettering by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the ideas, techniques and methods of making beautiful letters
Basics of the new calligraphy by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basics of left-handed calligraphy by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The left-handed calligrapher by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calligraphy for celebrating your wedding by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calligraphy for celebrating your newborn by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The art of civilized conversation : a guide to expressing yourself with style and grace
Languages
English (117)

German (1)

Covers
Learning calligraphy : a book of lettering, design and historyLearn calligraphy : the complete book of lettering and designUsing calligraphy : a workbook of alphabets, projects, and techniques.Calligraphy alphabets made easyCalligraphy made easy : a beginner's workbookThe art of the handwritten note : a guide to reclaiming civilized communicationsMargaret Shepherd's calligraphy projects for pleasure and profitThe art of the personal letter : a guide to connecting through the written word