WorldCat Identities

Shepherd, Margaret

Overview
Works: 42 works in 136 publications in 1 language and 6,434 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 1,004 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 )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 675 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 660 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
Using calligraphy : a workbook of alphabets, projects, and techniques. by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 444 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 439 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 )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 418 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 363 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 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You receive the daily mail do you jump to open the handwritten envelopes first because you can't wait to see who has written and why' Or do you hold those letters aside to savor and enjoy after you are done sorting your bills and tossing the junk mail' Whatever your approach, you no doubt recognize the importance of the note that comes in a unique envelope with distinct handwriting and possibly a decoration or two. Indeed, in an age when even birthday greetings are sent by e-mail, the personal letter is appreciated more than ever before. 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. From the Hardcover edition
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 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 288 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 279 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 210 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 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn World Calligraphy has something for everyone. Whether you want scholarly insight, artistic inspiration, classroom projects, or a theme for your next party, this comprehensive, unparalleled full-color book will guide you on a virtual trip around the globe. Covering nearly all of the world's writing systems'from African to Arabic, Chinese to Greek, Hebrew to Russian, and beyond'Learn World Calligraphy offers a unique glimpse of scripts worldwide and the calligraphers who write them. Lushly illustrated with gorgeous examples of both historical and modern calligraphic designs, this book is filled with practical instruction for how key aspects of each exotic script can be applied to the English alphabet, generating calligraphic hybrids with a distinctly foreign flair. Like a new cuisine that you can't wait to cook at home, the scripts you meet in this book are sure to infuse your own calligraphy with the flavor of abroad. Bon voyage!
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 179 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 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The left-handed calligrapher by Margaret Shepherd( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 57 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 26 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

The courtship letters of Andrew Murray and Margaret Gordon, 1854 by Eleanor Murray Shepherd( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The art of civilized conversation : a guide to expressing yourself with style and grace
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English (108)

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