The Joy of Lettering

The Joy of Lettering Author Gabri Kirkendall
ISBN-10 9781633223264
Release 2016-09-30
Pages 144
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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.



The Joy of Lettering

The Joy of Lettering Author Gabri Kirkendall
ISBN-10 1633221369
Release 2016-11-01
Pages 144
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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 mustâ? have for anyone who wants to learn or grow their expertise in the art of hand lettering.



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.



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.



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.



Little Book of Lettering

Little Book of Lettering Author Emily Gregory
ISBN-10 1452112029
Release 2012-11-21
Pages 192
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Typography is always one of the designer's first considerations when it comes to making a statement, and in recent years the world of lettering and type has exploded in an unprecedented wave of creative discovery. Contemporary artists, typesetters, and designers of all kinds are exploring new horizons in illustrated and hand-drawn lettering, digitally rendered lettering, and 3D lettering. This collection—large in scope but petite in size—surveys the recent lettering renaissance, showcasing a diverse range of talent in gorgeous, eye-catching examples and profiling today's innovators. In a stunning little package that expertly combines a handmade feel with a modern aesthetic, this is the ultimate inspirational collection of contemporary lettering for design buffs and type enthusiasts alike.



Hand Lettering for Everyone

Hand Lettering for Everyone Author Cristina Vanko
ISBN-10 9780399173011
Release 2015-10-06
Pages 224
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"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



Hand Lettering A to Z

Hand Lettering A to Z Author Abbey Sy
ISBN-10 9781631592829
Release 2017-04-15
Pages 128
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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.



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!



Hand Lettering 101

Hand Lettering 101 Author Chalkfulloflove
ISBN-10 1944515658
Release 2016-06-21
Pages 112
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If you follow Chalkfulloflove (also known as Sarah!) on social media, you and thousands of others already know how adorable her hand-lettered creations are. With Hand Lettering 101, Sarah brings her fabulous Hand Lettering 101 workshop right to you with this beginner workbook! In this book, you will go over the basics on how to learn Sarah's fun style of faux calligraphy. This book will guide you through each letter of the lower case alphabet, go over her technique behind connecting letters, give tips on how to mix and match your fonts, and finally lead you to make six finished projects! This is an introduction, so no experience is needed! Since practice is key, this gold spiral bound workbook lays flat and provides tons of opportunities for practice! Chalkfulloflove was created to encourage, inspire and make you giggle, so just pour yourself a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and settle in to start your own unique, adorable lettering creations! WANT MORE?! If you purchase this book, you will also have access to bonus material by Sarah!! Visit www.paigetate.com/handlettering101bonus for more info! Hand Lettering 101: An Introduction to the Art of Creative Lettering Hardcover, oversized gold wire-o binding and gold corner protectors Step by step instructions on how to create various fonts and designs Thick premium paper, perfect for lettering Beautiful coffee table book and practical workbook



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

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.



The Joy of Swimming

The Joy of Swimming Author Lisa Congdon
ISBN-10 9781452146744
Release 2016-04-19
Pages 144
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From Lisa Congdon, bestselling author of Whatever You Are, Be a Good One, this lovely new book invites readers to dip into the many joys of swimming. Congdon brings her personal passion as a lifelong swimmer to this beautiful and thoughtful celebration of getting in the water. Hand-lettered inspirational quotes, watercolor portraits paired with real people's personal stories, illustrated collections of vintage objects—colorful swim caps, bathing suits through the ages, traditional pool signs—and much more evoke the beauty and inspiration of the subject. An emphasis on swimming as a way of life—taking the leap, going with the flow—makes this delightful volume one that will speak to serious swimmers, vacation paddlers, and anyone pondering their next high dive.



Happy Hand Lettering

Happy Hand Lettering Author Jen Wagner
ISBN-10 9781440350931
Release 2017-08-17
Pages 144
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Create a More Beautiful World with a Little Hand-Lettered Love! Messages from your own hand are an intimate and powerful means of expression and communication. Happy Hand Lettering offers you instruction and encouragement to begin creating beautifully written words right away. From selecting the best tools and supplies, to forming your first simple letters, everything you need to begin your calligraphic journey is here. Learn beginning-level techniques for brush lettering, nib lettering and modern lettering as you progress from strokes to letters and from words to phrases. Discover ideas for using your new lettering skills in a practical way--envelopes, gift tags, decor and more. Brush up on composition basics, typography terms and an exploration of a variety of mediums. Enjoy the process of learning something new. Start crafting hopeful and happy messages today!



Hand Lettering

Hand Lettering Author Thy Doan
ISBN-10 9781250122056
Release 2017-02-28
Pages 144
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Welcome to the wonderful world of hand lettering! Prepare to be inspired by this collection of over 50 alphabets in a wide range of styles. Designer, illustrator, and hand-letterer Thy Doan will guide you through each alphabet with easy-to-follow steps so you can capture all the charm of each design. This is everything you need to know to create your own lettering designs, from sketching it out to inking it up—and using a variety of materials from brush pens to Sharpies. After you’ve mastered the techniques, you can use the alphabets and lettering to add a unique personal touch to all kinds of things: invitations, cards, notes, letters, doodles, artwork, comics, signs, banners, menus, scrapbooks, journals, flyers, posters, and more!



The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide

The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide Author
ISBN-10 0998558508
Release 2017-01-20
Pages 162
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The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide has something for everyone - from beginners that have never used a brush pen, to seasoned letterers looking for new stylistic, expressive options and ideas. Each lesson builds on itself, unlocking endless opportunities inside the playful art of brush lettering.This book covers it all, from the ever-so-important basics, through a journey of faux calligraphy, a comprehensive brush pen guide along with how they're used, pages of different alphabet styles, unique flourishes and ligatures, to creative step-by-step DIY projects.Dive in and discover your unique style.



An Italic Calligraphy Handbook

An Italic Calligraphy Handbook Author Caroline Joy Adams
ISBN-10 9780486168890
Release 2012-04-30
Pages 96
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Updated version of the classic Renaissance manuals makes writing the Italic style as simple as possible. Helpful features include numerous illustrations, tables, and graphs; inspiring examples from renowned calligraphers.