The Art of Whimsical Lettering

The Art of Whimsical Lettering Author Joanne Sharpe
ISBN-10 9781620335178
Release 2014-03-17
Pages 136
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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.



The Art of Whimsical Lettering

The Art of Whimsical Lettering Author Joanne Sharpe
ISBN-10 9781620330746
Release 2014-03-17
Pages 136
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Offers information on creating stylized fonts and expressive artwork using your personal handwriting skills.



The Art of Whimsical Stitching

The Art of Whimsical Stitching Author Joanne Sharpe
ISBN-10 9781632502056
Release 2016-04-14
Pages 144
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Paint, Stitch, Play! In The Art of Whimsical Stitching, bestselling author and teacher Joanne Sharpe shares her favorite, go-to methods for creating exuberant stitch art. If you're a sewer or quilter, you'll take your stitching in a new direction with paints, markers, and dyes. If you're a mixed-media artist, you'll learn to embellish your work with stitching. Follow step-by-step instructions and photos demonstrating a dozen inspiring techniques, including collage, stenciling, free-motion stitching, fused applique lettering, needle felting, doodle machine and hand embroidery, and more! Then, transform your custom fabric into playful pillows and bags, art quilts, journals, and other fun and funk-tional projects. Joanne's whimsical artwork and a "sketchbook" of designs you can adapt for your own work round out this colorful, inspirational guide.



The Art of Whimsical Living

The Art of Whimsical Living Author Joanne Sharpe
ISBN-10 9781440349119
Release 2016-12-05
Pages 128
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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!



Doodle Arts and Lettering with Joanne Sharpe

Doodle Arts and Lettering with Joanne Sharpe Author Joanne Sharpe
ISBN-10 9781440347337
Release 2017-03-08
Pages 144
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Doodle Arts and Lettering with Joanne Sharpe has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Doodle Arts and Lettering with Joanne Sharpe also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Doodle Arts and Lettering with Joanne Sharpe book for free.



The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook

The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook Author Bethany Robertson
ISBN-10 9781612435176
Release 2015-10-19
Pages 200
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The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook book for free.



Hand Lettering for Relaxation

Hand Lettering for Relaxation Author Amy Latta
ISBN-10 9781624144813
Release 2017-07-11
Pages 208
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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.



Creative Lettering Workshop

Creative Lettering Workshop Author Lesley Riley
ISBN-10 9781440340796
Release 2015-10-21
Pages 144
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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!



The Art of Drawing Dangles

The Art of Drawing Dangles Author Olivia A. Kneibler
ISBN-10 9781631063251
Release 2017-02-21
Pages 144
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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 Words

The Art of Words Author Valerie Wieners
ISBN-10 9781629991566
Release 2017-08
Pages 128
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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.



Creative Lettering and Beyond

Creative Lettering and Beyond Author Gabri Joy Kirkendall
ISBN-10 1600583970
Release 2014-11-03
Pages 144
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Creative Lettering and Beyond combines the artistic talents and inspirational tips and tutorials of several professional hand letterers and calligraphers for a dynamic and interactive learning experience. After a brief introduction to the various tools and materials, artists and lettering enthusiasts will learn how to master the art of hand lettering and typography through engaging, easy-to-follow step-by-step projects, prompts, and exercises. From the basic shape and form of letters, to cursive script, spacing, and alignment, artists will discover how to transform simple words, phrases, and quotes into beautiful works of hand-lettered art. The interactive format and step-by-step process offers inspirational instruction for a wide variety of fun projects and gift ideas, including hand-rendered phrases on paper and digitally enhanced notecards. Artists will also discover how to apply lettering to linen, coffee mugs, calendars, and more. Numerous practice pages and interactive prompts throughout the book invite readers to put their newfound lettering skills to use, as well as work out their artistic ideas. Covering a variety of styles and types of lettered art, including calligraphy, illustration, chalk lettering, and more, artists will find a plethora of exercises and tips to help them develop their own unique lettering style. With comprehensive instructions and fun, inspirational exercises and projects, Creative Lettering and Beyond is a must-have resource for anyone who wants to learn this beautiful and stylish art form.



The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering

The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering Author Valerie McKeehan
ISBN-10 9780761187042
Release 2015-10-06
Pages 144
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Ubiquitous at boutiques and cafés, on Etsy and Pinterest, in stationery and home decor, the art of chalk lettering is hotter than ever. Valerie McKeehan, an Etsy standout whose work has been featured in magazines and websites from Good Housekeeping to RealSimple.com, teaches us everything we need to know to create gorgeous hand-drawn chalk designs. The book is also a practice space, with three foldout “chalkboards”—the inside cover and foldout back cover are lined with blackboard paper. In over 60 lessons, learn the ABCs of lettering (literally) and basic styles: serif, sans serif, and script. Next, how to lay out a design, combine various styles into one cohesive piece, add shadows and dimension. Master more advanced letter styles, from faceted to ribbon to “vintage circus.” Use banners, borders, flourishes. And finally, 12 projects to show off your newfound skills: including a Winter Wonderland Snow Globe; a smartphone-themed birthday card to text friends and family; a one-of-a-kind party invitation to create, photograph, and mail; and a bake sale sign guaranteed to put everyone who sees it in the mood for a cupcake!



Doodle Art and Lettering with Joanne Sharpe

Doodle Art and Lettering with Joanne Sharpe Author Joanne Sharpe
ISBN-10 9781440347450
Release 2017-03-08
Pages 144
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Discover the Joy of Doodle Arts and Lettering and Create Your Own Exuberant Art! Energize your soul and soothe your spirit with the fun and colorful doodle and lettering techniques inside Doodle Arts and Lettering With Joanne Sharpe. Using her popular, playful style, Joanne is back with lessons, techniques and ideas all devised to help you incorporate and elevate the humble doodle. Not only will you learn how to doodle, you will learn how to incorporate these simple techniques into your art and lettering styles. Get ready to create inspiring art no matter what your skill level! This follow up to the bestselling The Art of Whimsical Lettering will provide you with inspiration on every page. The basics of drawing and doodling (you'll learn the importance of pattern, line and shape) 9 all new alphabets, including Sassy Serifs, Letter Liners and Coloring Book Characters Dozens of drawing, painting and mixed-media techniques using simple, everyday art supplies like pens, markers and watercolor paints More than 100 prompts for doodling and terrific ideas for recording and saving your doodles, like decks, journals, and banks So grab a pen and some paper and maybe even some paint, and dabble in these friendly and fun lettering and drawing lessons! As Joanne would say, Just Doodley Do It!



Hand Lettering

Hand Lettering Author Marci Donley
ISBN-10 1600594727
Release 2009
Pages 127
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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.



Adventures in Lettering

Adventures in Lettering Author Dawn Nicole Warnaar
ISBN-10 1633221733
Release 2016-09-01
Pages 128
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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.



Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering Author Lisa Engelbrecht
ISBN-10 9781610594387
Release 2010-09-01
Pages 160
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Calligraphy, the art of elegant, beautiful lettering, has increased in popularity over the last several years. From brides who want to address their wedding invitations to do-it-yourselfers who want to prepare certificates or make a family tree, and even for art journalers and scrapbookers who like creative text in their works, calligraphy books and classes are hot. This new-in-paperback book will spark the interest of the calligraphy novice by introducing a new approach to lettering, one that combines a lively combination of traditional lettering styles, fun and scripty modern styles, and artsy street-style lettering, along with project ideas that incorporate creative lettering. The book demonstrates the uses of traditional and cutting edge lettering tools, from classic calligraphy pens to bling-producing metallic foils and glue pens. It introduces a wide array of lettering styles with complete alphabets sample artworks that show an application. Fully stepped-out illustrations break down each letterform, taking the reader through each stroke and a large collection of gallery images provides further inspiration for how to use creative lettering in artwork.



Art Journal Courage

Art Journal Courage Author Dina Wakley
ISBN-10 9781440333705
Release 2014-11-20
Pages 128
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Provides lessons and exercises for creating art journals, with detailed instructions for using layers, painted photos, stencils, stamps, handwriting, and collagraphs to create mixed-media effects.