Adventures in Lettering

Author: Dawn Nicole Warnaar
Publisher: Walter Foster Jr
ISBN: 1633221733
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The ultimate hand-lettering workshop for young creatives! Taught by the popular and skilled hand-lettering artist Dawn Warnaar, Adventures in Lettering combines creative self-expression and beautiful designs for an exploration of various lettering techniques. This hand-lettering workbook features fun hand-lettering lessons for beginners, from chalk lettering, brush lettering, and illustrated hand-lettered designs to creating drop caps and gift tags. The hand-lettering techniques are then applied to additional crafts and projects, from mixed-media art to personalized journals and T-shirts. Adventures in Lettering is the ultimate workshop for young creatives anxious to get started in the art of hand-lettering.

Words to Live By

Author: Dawn Nicole Warnaar
Publisher: Walter Foster Jr
ISBN: 9781633221000
Release Date: 2016-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

With step-by-step, hand-lettering lessons and spectacularly illustrated coloring pages, artists of any age can create beautiful works of letter art. Words to Live By is a unique combination of inspirational quotes, hand-lettering tips and techniques, and fun coloring pages. With easy step-by-step lessons in the art of hand lettering and illustration, artists of any age can learn to create beautiful works of letter art. Also included are 24 inspirational perforated coloring pages that can be personalized and displayed, framed, or given as gifts.

Hand Lettering for Everyone

Author: Cristina Vanko
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
ISBN: 9780399173011
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Art

"In an increasingly digital and impersonal world, hand-lettering is more popular than ever. A way to personalize everything from book covers to T-shirts and restaurant menus, as well as a form of self-expression and cutting-edge design, writing by hand makes the written word immediate and intimate. This beautiful and inviting book serves as an inspiring primer and an interactive workbook. Creative prompts encourage readers to create their own serifs, create lettering from found objects, make a type self-portrait, collage with found type, recreate a favorite book cover with hand-lettering, play with shading and perspective, and more." -- Amazon.com

Creative Lettering

Author: Jenny Doh
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 1454704004
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Art

Provides step-by-step instructions for lettering from top artists, including advice on the best tools, techniques and tips, and font samples.

Hand Lettering

Author: Marci Donley
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
ISBN: 1600594727
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Art

Explains how anyone can use simple tools and materials found in ordinary craft stores, as well as Q-tips, sponges, and other common items, to produce beautiful and graceful calligraphy.

The Art of Whimsical Lettering

Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781620335178
Release Date: 2014-03-17
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

A "font" of information on lettering styles! The Art of Whimsical Lettering is an artful instruction book on creating stylized fonts and expressive artwork with personal handwriting skills. Author Joanne Sharpe shows you how to create exuberant and personalized writing styles for your artwork–whether it be a journal, canvas art, or other projects that use text. After an overview of Joanne's favorite tools and surfaces, take a peek into Joanne's personal lettering journal to discover how you too can collect inspiration, hone your lettering skills, and tap into your natural creativity. Joanne then demonstrates twenty art techniques for creating a variety of lettering styles using many different tools. She provides you with fifteen basic alphabets, ranging from simple pen-and-ink renditions to increasingly elaborated texts that reference calligraphy, vintage fonts, and doodle art, among other styles. Joanne also teaches you how to turn prosaic lettering into page art itself, merging text into illustration, or ornamenting words with decorative drawings.

Calligraphy for Kids

Author: Eleanor Winters
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 1402739125
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Introduces the art and technique of calligraphy; provides instructions for writing italic, Gothic, uncial, and Roman alphabets, punctuation, and decorative borders; and suggests projects. Reprint.

Hand Lettering

Author: Inc Peter Pauper Press
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press
ISBN: 1441322019
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre:

Hand-lettering has taken the creative world by storm. In this fun, accessible interactive book, popular illustrator and designer Megan Wells introduces the basics of drawing words. Learn five major hand-lettering styles, then transform your writing into art. Practice pages allow you space to master each letter in every style. Sections demonstrate how to embellish your letters; mix different styles for emphasis and flair; add decorative effects like shading; and combine text and illustration. Easy-to-follow tutorials and sections to trace, color, or complete make hand-lettering approachable for anyone. Project ideas demonstrate ways to brighten everyday items, create striking art, and add a meaningful touch to gifts through hand-lettering. Write beautifully!

Brush Pen Lettering

Author: Grace Song
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 9781612436890
Release Date: 2017-06-30
Genre: Art

THE FIRST BOOK DEDICATED ENTIRELY TO THE USE AND MASTERY OF MODERN BRUSH PENS Drawing gorgeous letters, words and phrases with a brush pen doesn’t have to be difficult! Brush Pen Lettering will show you how to create your own unique style. To help you on your lettering journey, this comprehensive how-to guide includes: • DIY projects • Tips and Tricks • Color Photographs • Inspiring Ideas • Step-by-step instructions • Practice sheets

The Art of Lettering

Author: Stefan Kunz
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0008219826
Release Date: 2017-05-18
Genre:

Creative lettering styles are everywhere - on stationery, adverts, tea towels, wall art and cafe chalkboards to name just a few. This stylish, interactive book will make modern calligraphy accessible and fun - and you'll only need a pen or pencil to get started. The book shows how to create cool hand lettering in three easy steps and features inspirational quotes in different hand-written styles, each with their own DIY page, which can be copied and incorporated into your own personal style. The aim of the book is to work with your individual handwriting to develop unique letterforms that can be used in a variety of craft and art ideas. The final section of the book is full of fun hand lettering projects from greetings cards to wedding stationery, and from posters to chalk board decorations for your home to showcase your new lettering skills.

The Joy of Lettering

Author: Gabri Kirkendall
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
ISBN: 9781633223264
Release Date: 2016-09-30
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

With more than 50 tips, techniques, and lessons for creating beautiful illuminated letters and sophisticated lettering projects, The Joy of Lettering takes hand lettering to a whole new level. Gabri Joy Kirkendall (Creative Lettering & Beyond) and Jaclyn Escalera guide readers through a dynamic exploration of the craft, focusing on typography and illuminated letters and numbers using pencil, ink, and marker in a variety of styles and themes. From there, artists will learn how to create letters using a variety of alternative materials and media, such as watercolor, gouache, and wood. Easily customized DIY projects invite artists to finesse their skills as they learn to letter on different types of surfaces while creating lettered murals, stationery, and signage. Packed with creative techniques and easy-to-follow lessons, this all-inclusive resource is a must??have for anyone who wants to learn or grow their expertise in the art of hand lettering.

Creative Lettering for Kids

Author: Jenny Doh
Publisher:
ISBN: 145492005X
Release Date: 2017-01-03
Genre:

Hand lettering is a visually dynamic and accessible way to add textual elements to any craft. Some of the most accomplished artists present their favorite lettering techniques, illustrated with examples of their own work and accompanied by kid-friendly step-by-step instructions. No other book on the topic presents such a wide variety of original alphabets, font styles, and creative projects for young artists!

The Kids Book of Creative Lettering

Author: Lindsay Ostrom
Publisher: Cut It Up
ISBN: 1892726106
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Lettering

This is the best book for beginners. If you want to learn how to letter this book is for you. It is simple enough for kids to use. It also shows you how to do a little doodling to add to your letters. It even includes a practice sheet that you can copy. Trace our letters until you become a pro. We show you how. We also include pen tips & suggestions.

Lettering with Purpose

Author: Brittany Luiz
Publisher: Walter Foster Jr
ISBN: 9781633223424
Release Date: 2017-09
Genre: Art

Lettering with Purpose is a beautiful and thoughtful book for anyone interested in developing their own artistic alphabet. Whether you’re hoping to personalize greeting cards, or just enjoy the art, hand lettering is an uplifting and compelling craft to learn. Aspiring artists and lettering enthusiasts will explore and deepen their understanding of this art form by delving into a variety of lettering techniques. You will also enjoy 100 reflective lettering prompts to spur the imagination and help readers answer the question: "What should I write?" Your lettering journey will begin with lettering basics. This intuitive guide includes suggested tools and materials, the anatomy of letters, how to pair different lettering styles, and thorough tutorials on working with a variety of mediums. You’ll be creating striking layouts and compositions in no time. Additionally, artists will find a wide range of lettering styles and techniques demonstrated step by step, including brush calligraphy, bounce lettering, and more, plus complete alphabet ideas that include reproducible practice pages that can be used to perfect their skills. Once your artistic bones are there, move on to adding embellishments and flourishes! Add pizzazz to your work with frames, laurels and garlands, flowers, swirls, and more. To cap it all off, a section of perforated pages at the back of the book contains fully illustrated frames, with blank openings so readers can fill them in with their own inspired lettered designs.