Hand-Lettering for Everyone

A Creative Workbook

Author: Cristina Vanko

Publisher: LOM ART

ISBN: 9781910552506

Category: Lettering

Page: 224

View: 1173

A fun and instructive workbook on how to create your own unique hand-lettering Be inspired as you learn about different letterforms and practise making your own. Looking at the stories behind and main features of different styles - from serifs and spacing to downstrokes and baselines - this book will guide you through the process of designing different letters Fun and inspirational exercises will give you the creative confidence to start and will help you to explore this beautiful art form, as you create your own alphabets and develop your style With creative prompts of what to letter, along with tips and insights from top designers and illustrators, Hand-Lettering for Everyone is an engaging guide for beginners and experts alike
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Hand-Lettering for Everyone

A Creative Workbook

Author: Cristina Vanko

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399173013

Category: Art

Page: 224

View: 2080

"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
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Hand-Lettering for Everyone

A Creative Workbook

Author: Cristina Vanko

Publisher: TarcherPerigee

ISBN: 0399173013

Category: Art

Page: 224

View: 806

"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
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Little Book of Lettering

Author: Emily Gregory

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452112022

Category: Design

Page: 192

View: 7027

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.
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Hand Lettering for Relaxation

An Inspirational Workbook for Creating Beautiful Lettered Art

Author: Amy Latta

Publisher: Page Street Publishing

ISBN: 1624144810

Category: Art

Page: 208

View: 1846

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.
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Creative Lettering

Techniques & Tips from Top Artists

Author: Jenny Doh

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781454704003

Category: Art

Page: 143

View: 6398

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

A Complete Step-By-Step Creative Workbook to Jump Start Modern Calligraphy Skills

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998558509

Category:

Page: 162

View: 2774

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.
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Hand Lettering A to Z

A World of Creative Ideas for Drawing and Designing Alphabets

Author: Abbey Sy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1631592823

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 4004

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.
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Adult-Ish

A Journal of Grown-Up Firsts

Author: Cristina Elena Vanko

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143129813

Category: Self-Help

Page: 208

View: 2628

How's adulting going? Here's a book to track your progress. Your first real job. The first plant you kept alive. The first relationship you kept alive (until further notice). This hand-lettered and illustrated guided journal is a charming and cheeky celebration of what it means to finally be a grown-up (sort of). From the first time you visited home without bringing dirty laundry to the first time you truly felt comfortable in your own skin, the small victories and meaningful milestones in this quirky and insightful journal make it a great gift and a fun experience for anyone winning at adulthood - the good, the bad and the OMG.
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Lettering with Purpose

Creative Techniques and Prompts for Making Meaningful, Inspirational Hand-lettered Art

Author: Brittany Luiz

Publisher: Walter Foster Jr

ISBN: 1633223426

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 9015

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.
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The Art of Brush Lettering

A Stroke-by-Stroke Guide to the Practice and Techniques of Creative Lettering and Calligraphy

Author: Kelly Klapstein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1631593552

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 1996

Popular Instagram brush lettering artist Kelly Klapstein takes a simple, serene approach to teaching the art of creating beautiful letterforms with easy to use and richly colored brush pens. Kelly begins by guiding you through the tools you’ll be using, and the best ways to position pen, hand, and paper. Kelly demonstrates a range of basic strokes along with drill sheets for practice and improvement. In addition to providing detailed instructions and tracing guides for both lowercase and uppercase alphabets, Kelly gives tutorials on freestyle lettering, faux calligraphy, and special effects. Also included are lowercase and uppercase A to Z exemplars for both large and small brush pens. Drill sheets, tracing guides, worksheets, and exemplars are perforated for easy removal.
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Sharpie Art Pack

A Book and Guided Sketch Pad for Creative Mark Making

Author: Timothy Goodman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1631591193

Category: Art

Page: 112

View: 7756

Make your mark and explore hours of exercises using everyone's favorite marker- anywhere! Now in an all-new format, the creative technique exercises from Sharpie Art Workshop by designer, artist, and art director Timothy Goodman are reconfigured into this useful art pack which includes an informational book and companion sketchpad featuring prompts and drawings to get you started. Sharpie Art Pack includes a wide range of Sharpie techniques that demonstrate how to make different kinds of marks, patterns, images on a variety of surfaces, and mixing media with Sharpie. Be bold, and work through this inspiring book and enjoy the intricate and impressive works created from an everyday tool.
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Calligraphy & Hand Lettering Notepad

Beginner Practice Workbook & Introduction to Lettering & Calligraphy

Author: Gray & Gold Publishing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781945888748

Category:

Page: 116

View: 7788

2018 GIFT IDEAS - CRAFTS, HOBBIES & HOME - CALLIGRAPHY & LETTERING This Hand Lettering & Calligraphy Notebook contains four styles of lettering with practice pages to help begin to work on and perfect your strokes. Designed to feature many styles of calligraphy and hand lettering, this book is perfect whether you are an expert or just a beginner. The book is printed on a beautifully designed matte cover and contains 60 pound smooth interior stock perfect for lettering practice. Product Details: Printed on bright white, smooth paper Premium matte cover finish Perfect for all lettering mediums High quality 60 pound (90gsm) paper stock Large format 8.5" x 11.0" (215mm x 280mm) pages
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The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook

Draw Whimsical and Decorative Styles and Scripts

Author: Bethany Robertson

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 1612435173

Category: Art

Page: 200

View: 927

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Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

A Mark-Making Workbook for Crafters, Cardmakers, and Journal Artists

Author: Lisa Engelbrecht

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 161059438X

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 7108

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.
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Super Simple Hand Lettering

Beautiful Hand Lettering for the Absolute Beginner

Author: Kiley Bennett

Publisher: Design Originals

ISBN: 9781497203716

Category:

Page: 144

View: 1444

Transform simple words into stunning works of art with this interactive workbook. Super Simple Hand Lettering gets you started right away with 20 traceable alphabets, 5 skill-building projects, quality vellum tracing paper, and 4 frameable pullout art prints.
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The Joy of Lettering

A creative exploration of contemporary hand lettering, typography & illustrated typeface

Author: Gabri Kirkendall,Jaclyn Escalera

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

ISBN: 1633223264

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 7810

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.
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