"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
A Creative Workbook
Author: Cristina Vanko
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.
An Inspirational Workbook for Creating Beautiful Lettered Art
Author: Amy Latta
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
A complete guide to learning and perfecting brush lettering, a forgiving style of modern calligraphy that encourages creative expression and imprecision, including basic skills, flourishes, and project ideas. The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide has something for everyone--from beginners that have never used a brush pen, to seasoned letterers looking for a new style or ideas for creative flourishes. From choosing the best pens and paper and knowing the different styles of lettering, to adding color to your finished pieces--this book covers it all. The book includes templates for labels, cards, handmade bunting, and word collages. It even includes a how to guide for posting your best work on social media. Each lesson builds on itself, unlocking endless opportunities inside the playful art of brush lettering. As a self-taught artist who left her day job to pursue a creative life, Peggy Dean is the ideal teacher for artists and non-artists alike.
A Complete Step-by-Step Creative Workbook to Jump-Start Modern Calligraphy Skills
Author: Peggy Dean
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.
Author: Emily Gregory
Publisher: Chronicle Books
An Interactive Guide to the Art of Drawing Letters
Author: Megan Wells
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
Stresses the practical application of lettering and gives examples of 85 styles
Author: John Albert Cavanagh
Publisher: Courier Corporation
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.
A Stroke-by-Stroke Guide to the Practice and Techniques of Creative Lettering and Calligraphy
Author: Kelly Klapstein
Provides step-by-step instructions for lettering from top artists, including advice on the best tools, techniques and tips, and font samples.
Techniques & Tips from Top Artists
Author: Jenny Doh
Publisher: Lark Books
This show-all romp through design-world darling Jessica Hische's sketchbook reveals the creative and technical process behind making award-winning hand lettering. See everything, from Hische's rough sketches to her polished finals for major clients such as Wes Anderson, NPR, and Starbucks. The result is a well of inspiration and brass tacks information for designers who want to sketch distinctive letterforms and hone their skills. With more than 250 images of her penciled sketches, this highly visual ebook is an essential—and entirely enjoyable—resource for those who practice or simply appreciate the art of hand lettering.
See Inside a Lettering Artist's Sketchbook and Process, from Pencil to Vector
Author: Jessica Hische
Publisher: Chronicle Books
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.
A Journal of Grown-Up Firsts
Author: Cristina Elena Vanko
Hand to type is a stunning compilation of handmade and digital scripts that showcases the beauty of handwritten letterforms. The book features work by some of today's most successful and original calligraphers and lettering artists. In addition to fonts and lettering using the Latin alphabet, it introduces artists who explore Cyrillic, Arabic, and Greek scripts. The book's rich visual examples are complemented by in-depth interviews with outstanding calligraphers and type designers conducted by editor Jan Middendorp. Hand to type also offers a revealing glimpse into processes by which handmade letters may be turned into digital files. Prominent guest authors introduce the workings of scripts with which many readers may be less familiar - from Arabic and Indian writing systems to the amazing scripts found in pre-war German school books and on Amsterdam pub windows.
Scripts, Hand-lettering and Calligraphy
Author: Jan Middendorp,R. Klanten
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag-DGV
CREATIVE HAND LETTERING & CALLIGRAPHY SKILL PRACTICING 52 ALPHABETS FOR WRITING PRACTICING This is the Hand Lettering for everyone practicing and also be the hand lettering for relaxation & stress relief. The Hand lettering instruction is suitable especially for the beginner practicing. HAND LETTERING JOURNAL SPECIFICATIONS * Type: Calligraphy Practice book for beginners * Type: Hand Lettering Practice book * Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches * Pages: 80 Practice Sheets * Tips: Hand lettering examples & Hand lettering alphabet PRACTICE MAKE PERFECT, SAME AS YOUR HAND LETTERING Our Teams, we proudly present to you the perfect hand lettering notebook. Our design is simply to use, especially for all of new hand lettering beginners. Inside, there're (150 pages) 3 types of graph paper for your practicing. We warmly thanks all of your comments and support. So please follow us for more item in; hand lettering practice paper, hand lettering worksheets, hand lettering ledger, hand lettering coloring book, hand lettering for kids, hand lettering for left handers, hand lettering for crafts, hand lettering brush, creative lettering and beyond, brush lettering for beginners, brush lettering step by step, hand lettering interactive guide, brush lettering workbook, also hand lettering notepad.
52 Alphabets to Practice
Author: Hand Lettering Hand Lettering How to,Hand Lettering Basics
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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.
A World of Creative Ideas for Drawing and Designing Alphabets
Author: Abbey Sy
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.
A creative exploration of contemporary hand lettering, typography & illustrated typeface
Author: Gabri Kirkendall,Jaclyn Escalera
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
HAND LETTERING FOR BEGINNERS AND CALLIGRAPHY PRACTICE BOOK FOR BEGINNERS SPECIAL VERSION WITH 3 PAPER TYPES (150 PAGES) This is the Hand Lettering for everyone practicing and also hand lettering for relaxation & stress relief. The Hand lettering instruction is suitable especially for the beginner practicing. HAND LETTERING JOURNAL SPECIFICATIONS * Type: Calligraphy Practice book for beginners * Type: Hand Lettering Practice book * Cover Design: Gold Dot Design * Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches * Pages: There're 161 pages of total * Tips: Hand lettering examples & Hand lettering alphabet PRACTICE MAKE PERFECT, SAME AS YOUR HAND LETTERING
Make Your Calligraphy & Hand-letterin Practicing to Be Perfect
Author: Ruby Parker
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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!
Creative Alphabets for Any Occasion
Author: Thy Doan
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Creative hand lettering and calligraphy are the newest trends in arts and crafts. Many people across the US are turning to these elegant (and sometimes quirky) art forms as a way to relax and de-stress, while simultaneously nourishing their creativity through a fun new outlet. This comprehensive manual covers the spectrum of what creative letterists and calligraphists need to know, and teaches them how to add their own individual touch to letters, cards, signs, chalkboards, reports, signatures, and much more! This book includes: -An introduction to hand lettering -A glossary of terms -Lettering anatomy -Lettering tools -Composition & hierarchy -Hand lettering process -Chalkboard lettering -Lettering examples -How to draw letters -Practice pages, tutorials, & exercises Start learning how to write and letter beautifully today with Mastering Hand Lettering!
Your Practical Guide to Creating and Styling the Alphabet
Author: De Leon Mye,Mye Leon
When it comes to hand lettering, practice makes perfect! With 100 daily exercises divided into ten sections, this workbook offers a fun way to improve your lettering techniques. Each section focuses on building a skill or exploring a design application, from forming letters to designing motivational quotes. As you work on these beautiful full-color pages, you'll find plenty of inspiration for developing your own unique style.
A Complete Creative Lettering Course
Author: Jay Roeder
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)