"You Can Do
Jim Bennett (Bennecelli)
Artist, Calligrapher, Teacher
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prices on this book.
This book contains everything in my
original course plus much, much
It has 20
chapters and 314 pages. It covers all the
calligraphy supplies you'll need, how to
set up your calligraphy board, and the
following alphabets: Italic, Blackletter,
Roman, Bookhand, Uncial, Copperplate, and
illuminated capitals. It has instruction
on the most popular projects: quotations,
posters, signs, certificates, and even a
special sections on wedding calligraphy,
ten more fun alphabets, and how to start
your own calligraphy business. It's the
only book I know of that contains all this
information in one book.
additional practice in Italic, I offer a
12-page practice booklet which can be
downloaded by clicking on the picture
a simple, no-frills,
copy book. Download it in PDF and
print as many copies as you want.
very popular book. Click on the image
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in My Original Course?
is a completely handlettered
download it immediately as a PDF file
or order a printed copy. Either way,
you can get started with the Italic
alphabet and a fountain pen. Learn all
the basics plus 4 additional alphabets
and how to design posters, maps,
the table of contents for the course
more sample pages
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the lessons correctly
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or the printed copy ($12.95)
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This is the original course that has
been so popular. Since 1982 hundreds
of people have learned calligraphy by
taking this course.
"I have seen a lot of
calligraphy books, and most seem very overwhelming.
This book really made me think I could do it."
- Lillian L., Virginia
"I am delighted with what I have
learned. Now everyone asks me to do calligraphy
for them. I know this sounds extreme, but I think
calligraphy has given me a whole new life." -
Ronald P., West Virginia
"I took the correspondence course and
found that it was easy to learn. Mr. Bennett has
done an excellent job in presenting the material
in a clear and understandable manner." - Darlene
K., New York
"Mr. Bennett is a master teacher!" -
David R., New York