The Art of Whimsical Lettering

Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1620330741
Release Date: 2014-03-17
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Offers information on creating stylized fonts and expressive artwork using your personal handwriting skills.

The Art of Whimsical Stitching

Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publisher: Interweave Press
ISBN: 1632502054
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Mixed media (Art)

*Learn a variety of machine and hand stitching techniques to embellish mixed media art projects and custom quilting projects *Step-by-step guidance shows artists how to achieve desired results before using these techniques in their own original art *Joanne Sharpe is Interweave's top-selling author of 2014! Her book The Art of Whimsical Lettering has sold more than 32,000 copies since it released in February

Artful Alphabets

Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440353069
Release Date: 2018-04-17
Genre: Alphabets

Create uniquely artful words with secrets from Joanne Sharpe! Joanne Sharpe--author of the popular book The Art of Whimsical Lettering--has gathered together 55 of her favorite hand-drawn alphabets for this light-hearted collection. Follow simple illustrated steps to replicate each style...no lengthy instructions or extensive practice required. Any "imperfections" only add to their charm! Try your hand at letterforms inspired by feathers, flowers, postage stamps, vintage type, doodles, taxi cabs, chalkboards and more. Equally exciting are the variety of media used, from colored pencils and markers to paints and inks. Looking to add an artful touch to the world around you? These letters are perfect for personalizing anything from family calendars and daily planners to wall art, art journals, cards and one-of-a-kind gifts. You can even use the techniques and inspiration in this book to invent completely original alphabets of your own. With this A to Z guide, there's no limit to the statements you can make! Awesome alphabets--55 in all, ranging from basic block and stick letters to fanciful illustrated fonts Beginner-friendly instructions--Each alphabet is broken down into just a few simple steps Creative variety of tools and media--pens, markers, brushes, inks, paints, colored pencils, fountain pens, cardstock and much more

Hand Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands

Author: Peggy Dean
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 9780757320033
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!

The Art of Whimsical Living

Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440349118
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre:

Add more color to every day! Uplift your thoughts and everyday tasks with inspiring words and your own splash of color. This interactive coloring book--charged with positivity--includes daily and monthly calendars, shopping lists, cards to share with loved ones and, of course, meditative mantras and affirmations to uplift your spirits or start your day off on an upbeat note. A variety of illustration sizes (lists, cards, full pages) gives you flexibility on time needed to complete and can be reproduced for daily, weekly and monthly use. Perforated pages are easy to remove for using and sharing. Inspiring messages encourage personal reflection and celebration of your every-days. Immerse yourself in The Art of Whimsical Living and enjoy meditative coloring with a practical purpose!

Hand Lettering for Relaxation

Author: Amy Latta
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 9781624144813
Release Date: 2017-07-11
Genre: Art

A Fun & Inspiring Introduction to the Art of Hand Lettering Hand Lettering for Relaxation is the perfect way to cultivate calmness and joy while creating beautiful works of art. While hand lettering can look intimidating, artist and blogger Amy Latta has a friendly and down-toearth approach that will give you the confidence to draw impressive designs with ease. Learn how to create a lovely brush-lettered look with easy, no-fail faux calligraphy. Then add pretty embellishments such as vines, roses, banners, ribbons, swirls and feathers that take your designs to the next level. You’ll also get a beginner’s guide to real brush lettering, plus fun print fonts and ways to highlight, shadow or emboss your words. With 46 unique workshops, each with a featured motivational design, you will gain enough proficiency to proudly share your lettered art on social media, make personalized gifts and even decorate your home. In this interactive workbook, doodling on the high-quality art paper is highly encouraged! Use it to letter the featured design with the new technique you learned, create your own design or simply enjoy some meditative practice. No matter how you use it, this book is sure to help you relax, enjoy your creative journey and make your life more beautiful wherever you are.

The Art of Drawing Dangles

Author: Olivia A. Kneibler
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781631063251
Release Date: 2017-02-21
Genre: Art

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.

The Art of Lettering

Author: Brooke Robinson
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 0847862321
Release Date: 2018-02-13
Genre:

From whimsical to elegant, and old-school influences to new school--Goodtype's The Art of Lettering showcases dynamic hand lettering from today's young and sought-after typographers and calligraphers, stoking creative inspiration for graphic designers, artists, and type enthusiasts alike. Hand lettering is making a comeback, bursting out of its graphic-design bubble and finding a mainstream via collecting social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest. The avid interest in hand lettering seemingly goes hand in hand with the weariness audiences feel with constant slick digital presentation of the information they consume. The Art of Lettering collects myriad new and established graphic designers for whom hand lettering is a time-honored art that has modern applications. Showcasing more than 100 artists from all over the world, the book displays their typographic takes and illustrates their perfectly imperfect handcrafted art, from beautiful photographs of concept sketches to the end result. Straying away from traditional pen calligraphy, artists today employ new and creative approaches, including building type with coffee grounds, watercolors, and combinations of different hand tools, resulting in a dynamically fresh approach to creating type.

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.

Hand Lettering

Author: Megan Wells
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9781441325709
Release Date: 2018-08-01
Genre: Design


Hand Lettering A to Z

Author: Abbey Sy
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781631592829
Release Date: 2017-04-15
Genre: Art

Your hand lettering contains a little bit of you! It expresses what you have to say, and demonstrates your creativity in all your communications. In Hand Lettering A to Z, artist and author Abbey Sy has invited four international artists--Meg Hyland, Joao Neves, Tessa Go, and Lisa Lorek--to join her in designing all new alphabets for you to draw and use in many different languages. You don’t have to be a trained artist to master the art of hand lettering. These alphabets are for every skill level, and will suits any taste: colorful, or black and white, classic or just plain fun. It’s all about getting creative with the twenty-six letters and a little bit of you.

Extraordinary Hand Lettering

Author: Doris Wai
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781510721920
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Art

Are you a curious hand lettering beginner or long-time enthusiast looking to take your craft to the next level? Or are you a DIY guru or event planner wishing to breathe new life into a boring gift, event signage, or party décor? Extraordinary Hand Lettering opens your eyes to the endless possibilities in the world of creative lettering, showing you how to work with types of surfaces, such as wood, glass and acrylic, chalk, and even mirrors. First, learn the simple tools and tricks of hand lettering essentials—cursive and basic typefaces, creating balance and composition, and how to draw letters, as well as secret tips on what words you should choose to spotlight or shadow. Then, discover the lettering potentials of everyday items by transforming household objects or discarded items, such as old vintage mirrors, jewelry, and furniture, into a customized gift, unique decoration, quirky art piece, or stunning signage—all with the right lettering and choice of pen, pencil, or marker. For all DIY art-and-crafters, homemakers, and small business entrepreneurs, lettering is a versatile and necessary skill that can repurpose the old into something that is new, beautiful, and functional. Finally, draw inspirations from twelve whimsical projects suited for the girlie girl, the sophisticated man, or the modern minimalist. Combine the art of lettering and upcycling crafts to bring beauty into your everyday lifestyle.

The Art of Words

Author: Valerie Wieners
Publisher: Charisma Media
ISBN: 9781629991566
Release Date: 2017-08
Genre: Art

Bring your letters to life. The Art of Words starts with the basics (what tools and papers to use, how to form various types of letters) and then encourages you to experiment with creating your own style. This book is practical and informative with examples from the author and blank pages for practicing lettering using the styles shown. It also includes pages to color and pages with designs that allow you to put your new lettering skills to use.