Author: Dawn Nicole Warnaar
Publisher: Walter Foster Jr
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.
Author: Dawn Nicole Warnaar
Publisher: Walter Foster Jr
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.
"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
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.
Author: Olivia A. Kneibler
Release Date: 2017-02-21
If you like coloring, tangling, or lettering, you'll love to dangle! Dangles are a beautiful and whimsical new art form for people who love coloring and tangles. By adding charms and pretty embellishments to letters and artwork, you can make your own dangles. With 50 projects in the book, you can add stunning patterns and color to dangles, personalize your dangles with charms that are unique to you, and create dangle words from the dangle alphabet in the book. Dangles are a perfect way to accentuate your stationary, invitations, lettering, and more.
Author: Inc Peter Pauper Press
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press
Release Date: 2016-07-01
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!
Author: Peggy Dean
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Whether you want to create an eye-catching banner for a party, some nature inspired place cards for your table, or you just want to relax while enjoying the art of lettering, this is your go-to guide. With a growing legion of hand-lettering fans on Instagram and her Skillshare classes, Peggy Dean is a rising star in the lettering world. As a follow-up to her successful book, The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide, Dean is going back to nature in this woodland-themed book packed full of projects, lettering tutorials, drawing how-tos, and a wealth of practice pages. Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands provides plenty of space to practice basic and intermediate strokes, with the goal of creating your personal lettering style. Once you've mastered lettering, Dean shows you how to draw a variety of woodland creatures, including chipmunks, birds, bunnies, and foxes, as well as flowers, leaves, acorns, mushrooms, and other flourishes. By combining your lettering with line drawings, you can create stunning works of art, including home d�cor, invitations, gift tags, and unique holiday tablescapes. For those in need of inspiration, Dean provides a bevy of fun and creative do-it-yourself ideas. This book will provide you with an elevated lettering experience and many hours of practical, clever projects. It's the joy of lettering meets DIY fun!
Author: Lindsay Ostrom
Publisher: Cut It Up
Release Date: 2000-01-01
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.
Artfully Express Your Love Affair With Quotes! Creative Lettering Workshop will guide your through expressive mixed-media techniques for creating words and phrases that complement your art and also visually express what your favorite quotes mean to you. Using instruction and ideas for handwriting and hand lettering, Lesley Riley (author of Inspirational Quotes Illustrated) also encourages you to explore your visual vocabulary through stamping, image transfers, stenciling and more. 24 stepped-out projects using a wide range of mixed-media materials 10+ letter types (digital lettering, rub-on lettering, resist lettering and more!) Tips for confidently adding hand lettering to your work Includes an inspiring gallery of artists who share their own tips and tricks for creatively working with their favorite quotes Boldly express your most meaningful messages--in words and in art!
A highly-visual guide to the techniques and materials for successful decorated calligraphy with a strong contemporary feel. Jan Pickett's work is beautifully executed, with a fresh, modern style that lifts calligraphy respectfully from its traditional roots and gives it a modern appeal. This book includes a vital grounding in calligraphy while presenting a huge variety of colorful exercises and projects for the reader to follow. Inspiration abounds, and each chapter is accompanied by a wave of gorgeous ideas for how to use techniques from embossing to watercolor.
Author: Margaret Shepherd
Release Date: 1981
With Calligraphy Made Easy, you can learn the art of beautiful writing in just 8 easy lessons. You can create unique gifts, stationery, invitations. Margaret Shepherd is a calligraphy teacher and designer, and is the author of numerous books about calligraphy.