Adventures in Lettering

Adventures in Lettering Author Dawn Nicole Warnaar
ISBN-10 1633221733
Year 2016-09-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Walter Foster Jr
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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.

Words to Live By

Words to Live By Author Dawn Nicole Warnaar
ISBN-10 9781633221000
Year 2016-04-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Walter Foster Jr
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With step-by-step, hand-lettering lessons and spectacularly illustrated coloring pages, artists of any age can create beautiful works of letter art. Words to Live By is a unique combination of inspirational quotes, hand-lettering tips and techniques, and fun coloring pages. With easy step-by-step lessons in the art of hand lettering and illustration, artists of any age can learn to create beautiful works of letter art. Also included are 24 inspirational perforated coloring pages that can be personalized and displayed, framed, or given as gifts.

Hand Lettering for Everyone

Hand Lettering for Everyone Author Cristina Vanko
ISBN-10 9780399173011
Year 2015-10-06
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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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

Hand Lettering Author Marci Donley
ISBN-10 1600594727
Year 2009
Pages 127
Language en
Publisher Lark Books (NC)
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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.

Doodle Trees and Happy Bees

Doodle Trees and Happy Bees Author Kim Anderson
ISBN-10 9781440342110
Year 2016-06-22
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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Find your happy place! Create as if no one else is watching, like you did when you were a child. Doodle Trees and Happy Bees will take your hand and show you how fun it is to get lost in your own doodled art. With step-by-step illustrations as a friendly guide, you'll see how simple lines and shapes easily come together to create art that brings a smile to your face and your heart. In addition, inside you will find: Suggestions for getting into the creative zone Ideas for developing your own style and encouragement to try new things Easy techniques using pens, washi tape, art foil, glitter glue and more Templates for drawing a variety of cute creatures and pretty motifs--each with ideas for adding your own personal spin Pick up a pen, Doodle Trees and Happy Bees and discover your own playful voice!

The Joy of Lettering

The Joy of Lettering Author Gabri Kirkendall
ISBN-10 9781633223264
Year 2016-09-30
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Walter Foster Publishing
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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 Complete Book of Chalk Lettering

The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering Author Valerie McKeehan
ISBN-10 9780761187042
Year 2015-10-06
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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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 A to Z

Hand Lettering A to Z Author Abbey Sy
ISBN-10 9781631592829
Year 2017-04-15
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher
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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.

Hand Drawn Lettering

Hand Drawn Lettering Author Mark Bergin
ISBN-10 1438008317
Year 2016-03-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Barron's Educational Series
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Explore new ideas, nurture originality, and create unique forms of lettering with this step-by-step guide to hand drawn lettering. Includes 32 pages of instructions, 96 pages of alphabet samples for practice, high-quality paper that yields excellent results, and more.

Decorated Lettering

Decorated Lettering Author Jan Pickett
ISBN-10 1782211551
Year 2016-06-14
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Search Press(UK)
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A highly-visual guide to the techniques and materials for successful decorated calligraphy with a strong contemporary feel. Jan Pickett's work is beautifully executed, with a fresh, modern style that lifts calligraphy respectfully from its traditional roots and gives it a modern appeal. This book includes a vital grounding in calligraphy while presenting a huge variety of colorful exercises and projects for the reader to follow. Inspiration abounds, and each chapter is accompanied by a wave of gorgeous ideas for how to use techniques from embossing to watercolor.

The Big Awesome Book of Hand Chalk Lettering

The Big Awesome Book of Hand   Chalk Lettering Author Dina Rodriguez
ISBN-10 9781465471093
Year 2017-07-11
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Get creative, express yourself, and add that personal touch with hand lettering! With illustrated step-by-step instructions, The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering shows the complete beginner how to master the art of hand lettering, the composition/design of phrases on the page, and flourishes to embellish the design. It also includes chalk lettering, fun prompts for writing, and 15 projects and gift ideas, ranging from gift tags to a lettered poster to chalk-lettered signs for special events. The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering covers 15 lettering styles-from Black Letter and "melting" to circus and Victorian, as well as serifs and scripts-along with numerous borders, corners, banners, bursts, frames and other accents. Author Bio: Dina Rodriguez is a freelance hand lettering artist. With an educational and professional background in digital arts, design, and marketing, she specializes in commercial illustration and branding for creative businesses. Dina has been hand lettering full time for four years, working with brands such as Invision, GE, American Greetings, and Wacom. She does both traditional ink and chalk lettering, as well as tablet lettering using digital tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator. Her teaching experience includes giving workshops and talks at universities and creative conferences such as Full Sail University and Creative South. She also teaches hand lettering on her blog for free to over 15,000 students and live streams her process on Twitch three times a week.

The Art of Whimsical Lettering

The Art of Whimsical Lettering Author Joanne Sharpe
ISBN-10 9781620335178
Year 2014-03-17
Pages 136
Language en
Publisher Interweave
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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.

Creative Lettering for Kids

Creative Lettering for Kids Author Jenny Doh
ISBN-10 145492005X
Year 2017-01-03
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher
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Hand lettering is a visually dynamic and accessible way to add textual elements to any craft. Some of the most accomplished artists present their favorite lettering techniques, illustrated with examples of their own work and accompanied by kid-friendly step-by-step instructions. No other book on the topic presents such a wide variety of original alphabets, font styles, and creative projects for young artists!

Creative Lettering

Creative Lettering Author Jenny Doh
ISBN-10 1454704004
Year 2013
Pages 143
Language en
Publisher Lark Books
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Provides step-by-step instructions for lettering from top artists, including advice on the best tools, techniques and tips, and font samples.