Creative Lettering and Beyond

Creative Lettering and Beyond
Author: Gabri Joy Kirkendall,Laura Lavender,Julie Manwaring,Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn
Publsiher: Walter Foster Publishing
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2014-11-03
ISBN 10: 9781600583971
ISBN 13: 1600583970
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creative Lettering and Beyond Book Review:

Creative Lettering and Beyond combines the artistic talents, inspirational tips, and tutorials of four 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 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 note cards. 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.

Creative Lettering and Beyond Timeless Calligraphy

Creative Lettering and Beyond  Timeless Calligraphy
Author: Laura Lavender
Publsiher: Walter Foster Publishing
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2019-04-30
ISBN 10: 1633227294
ISBN 13: 9781633227293
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creative Lettering and Beyond Timeless Calligraphy Book Review:

Discover everything you need to know about historic flourished hands and how to create elegant, modern artwork inspired by traditional calligraphy techniques in this follow-up to the first and best-selling lettering book in Walter Foster’s Creative…and Beyond series. Beginning with an introduction to pointed pen and how to get started with this timeless tool, you’ll find a brief overview of the recommended tools and materials, as well as how to set up your work space. In addition, you will explore essential techniques used throughout the book, learn to hold the pen properly, and find tips for warming up. Talented artist and teacher Laura Lavender introduces you to a wide range of traditional, historic flourished hands and lettering styles, including Copperplate, Spencerian, Italian hand, Bickham script, Victorian embellished capitals, Art Nouveau capitals, Gothic capitals, and more. Each style includes an engaging introduction and history of the hand, an alphabet sampler, step-by-step instructions for creating the letters, and lots of inspirational examples and ideas for using the hand. Throughout the book, you will also find practice templates that can be copied and used time and again to perfect your technique and style. Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy is the ideal guide for learning the techniques of traditional lettering styles.

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art Stationery Kit

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art   Stationery Kit
Author: Gabri Joy Kirkendall,Julie Manwaring,Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn,Laura Lavender
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2017-09
ISBN 10: 1633223418
ISBN 13: 9781633223417
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art Stationery Kit Book Review:

This beautifully packaged, hardcover case is the perfect kit for any aspiring lettering artist! Get a handle on drawing elegant lettering the kit's 40-page project book, notecards, a slate board and easel, and all the implements any lettering artist would need. We have pulled together the artistic talents of several professional hand letterers and calligraphers for a dynamic and interactive experience. They will be your guides as you make your journey through a myriad of projects and prompts. Lettering has been steadily building steam as a new and trendy art form. Even if you're completely new to the discipline, with the provided tips, techniques, and materials, you will be completing project after project. In no time, you'll be experimenting with cursive script, getting your feet wet with calligraphy, and embellishing and illuminating hand-lettered artwork, just to name a few. This all-in-one art guide is perfect for the artist in your life. The highly giftable kit brings everything an artist needs for a weekend of artistic fun, or a new skill for a lifetime.

The Joy of Lettering

The Joy of Lettering
Author: Gabri Kirkendall,Jaclyn Escalera
Publsiher: Walter Foster Publishing
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2016-09-30
ISBN 10: 1633223264
ISBN 13: 9781633223264
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Joy of Lettering Book Review:

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.

Creative Lettering and Beyond

Creative Lettering and Beyond
Author: Gabri Kirkendall
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2014-11-03
ISBN 10: 9781974802180
ISBN 13: 1974802183
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Creative Lettering

Creative Lettering
Author: Jenny Doh
Publsiher: Lark Books
Total Pages: 143
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 9781454704003
ISBN 13: 1454704004
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creative Lettering Book Review:

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

Creative Painting Beyond

Creative Painting   Beyond
Author: Alix Adams,Chelsea Foy,Gabri Kirkendall
Publsiher: Walter Foster
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2015-07-01
ISBN 10: 1627888837
ISBN 13: 9781627888837
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creative Painting Beyond Book Review:

Full of inspiration, easy instruction, gorgeous artwork, and myriad ideas for artists to explore, Creative Painting & Beyond is sure to bring out the artist in everyone. Learn how to create beautiful and whimsical artwork with Creative Painting & Beyond, a vibrant, interactive book packed with creative prompts, tips, exercises, and engaging step-by-step projects. From canvas artwork and illustrated stationery to hand-stamped tea towels and intricate marbled paper, crafters will enjoy a variety of simple, fun, and colorful projects that make creative painting approachable for artists of any skill level. Leading the charge are several talented artists, who encourage artistic development through a series of painting prompts and exercises designed to get the creative juices flowing and inspire each reader's journey into painting with multiple mediums, including gold leaf and liquid gilding, acrylic, watercolor, and gouache. Artists will learn how to work with these fun mediums to create stationery, gifts, art projects, home decor, and more by following along with the simple step-by-step instructions, accompanied by beautiful full-color photographs of the process and finished. Blank pages and interactive prompts invite readers to brainstorm, sketch, and collect inspiration for their own projects. Full of inspiration, easy instruction, gorgeous artwork, and myriad ideas for artists to explore, Creative Painting & Beyond is sure to bring out the artist in everyone.

Hand Lettering A to Z

Hand Lettering A to Z
Author: Abbey Sy
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2017-04-15
ISBN 10: 1631592823
ISBN 13: 9781631592829
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hand Lettering A to Z Book Review:

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.

Lettering for Planners

Lettering for Planners
Author: Jillian Reece,Jordan Truster
Publsiher: Mango
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2019-03-15
ISBN 10: 9781633539259
ISBN 13: 1633539253
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lettering for Planners Book Review:

"If you're ready to start your new journal or improve your planner's overall look, this book is for you. Lettering for planners is a workbook that teaches lettering styles to help you organize and beautify the everyday life that goes into your daily planner. More than just a step-by-step guide for mastering the art of modern calligraphy, Lettering for planners teaches you how to combine it with your artistic style and journaling routines. After learning the basics of lettering, you'll learn how to add style. You'll be guided through concepts of composition that help you perfect lettering in creative ways. By the end, your journals and to-do lists will be more organized, efficient and beautiful!" -- Page [4] of cover.

The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy

The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy
Author: Abbey Sy
Publsiher: Creative Publishing international
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2018-06-12
ISBN 10: 1631594850
ISBN 13: 9781631594854
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy Book Review:

Written by best-selling author and hand letterer Abbey Sy, The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy covers the basics and beyond for creative lettering techniques. The book begins with an overview of tools and materials, both traditional (pointed pen and fountain pen) and modern (including brush markers and chalk), then presents a visual glossary of letterforms, highlights the unique characteristics of the featured alphabets, and demonstrates how to draw letterforms to foster an understanding of how they’re created. The core chapters explore traditional, modern, and special effects lettering using a variety of mark-making tools, with in-depth how-to on adding flourishes and other special details, plus creative projects. There’s also an introduction to modifying and creating letterforms digitally, as well as practice sheets for the featured alphabets. So whether you’ve never tried lettering before or you’d like to develop your skills and consider all your creative options, The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy will guide and inspire you on your lettering journey.

Extraordinary Hand Lettering

Extraordinary Hand Lettering
Author: Doris Wai
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2017-11-07
ISBN 10: 1510721924
ISBN 13: 9781510721920
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Extraordinary Hand Lettering Book Review:

Are you a curious hand lettering beginner or long-time enthusiast looking to take your craft to the next level? Or are you a DIY guru or event planner wishing to breathe new life into a boring gift, event signage, or party décor? Extraordinary Hand Lettering opens your eyes to the endless possibilities in the world of creative lettering, showing you how to work with types of surfaces, such as wood, glass and acrylic, chalk, and even mirrors. First, learn the simple tools and tricks of hand lettering essentials—cursive and basic typefaces, creating balance and composition, and how to draw letters, as well as secret tips on what words you should choose to spotlight or shadow. Then, discover the lettering potentials of everyday items by transforming household objects or discarded items, such as old vintage mirrors, jewelry, and furniture, into a customized gift, unique decoration, quirky art piece, or stunning signage—all with the right lettering and choice of pen, pencil, or marker. For all DIY art-and-crafters, homemakers, and small business entrepreneurs, lettering is a versatile and necessary skill that can repurpose the old into something that is new, beautiful, and functional. Finally, draw inspirations from twelve whimsical projects suited for the girlie girl, the sophisticated man, or the modern minimalist. Combine the art of lettering and upcycling crafts to bring beauty into your everyday lifestyle.

The Complete Book of Calligraphy Lettering

The Complete Book of Calligraphy   Lettering
Author: Cari Ferraro
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 243
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 163322595X
ISBN 13: 9781633225954
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Book of Calligraphy Lettering Book Review:

"From selecting the appropriate tools, such as pens, nibs, brushes, inks, and papers, to learning optimal hand positioning and understanding the intricacies of lettering angles, heights, spacing, and strokes, [this book] introduces aspiring calligraphers and hand-lettering artists to the core concepts and techniques that comprise the art of traditional calligraphy."--Back cover.

Hand Lettering Art Pack

Hand Lettering Art Pack
Author: Lisa Engelbrecht
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 80
Release: 2017-10-10
ISBN 10: 1631593668
ISBN 13: 9781631593666
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hand Lettering Art Pack Book Review:

Hand lettering is all the rage these days, and we’re here to bring you into this awesome hobby! Jump into the action with this all-in-one package that combines an informational book and companion sketchpad with prompts and sample alphabets to get you started. This guide to modern calligraphy combines traditional lettering styles, fun and scripty modern styles, and artistic street-style lettering, along with project ideas that incorporate creative lettering. The companion sketchbook provides prompts and space to practice. This Hand Lettering Art Pack offers you a fun way to learn and gain expertise in lettering through experimentation and play. There is no right or wrong result, yet, you'll gain new skills and confidence, allowing you to take your work to a new level.

Lettering for Absolute Beginners Workbook

Lettering for Absolute Beginners Workbook
Author: Danielle Stringer
Publsiher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2021-01-01
ISBN 10: 160765721X
ISBN 13: 9781607657217
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lettering for Absolute Beginners Workbook Book Review:

An absolute must-have guide for beginners, this is an interactive workbook designed to teach you how to create gorgeous lettering with any pen on any surface, no brush pen or calligraphy nib necessary! You’ll learn how to draw letters, words, inspirational phrases, and bible verses in multiple alphabet styles by practicing outlining letters and thickening downstrokes. Perforated traceable phrases and backgrounds allow you to make your own art, pull it out, then frame it. Simple, approachable, and fun, this method is versatile for any surface so you can create stunning faux calligraphy on paper, chalkboards, wood, glass, and more! Author Danielle Stringer is the owner and artist behind Imperfect Dust and shares her secret to hand lettering; that it doesn’t have to be daunting! With the hope of encouraging readers to pick up a pen and go for it, Stringer will teach you how to achieve the calligraphy look with simple key lines.

The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering

The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering
Author: Valerie McKeehan
Publsiher: Workman Publishing
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2015-10-06
ISBN 10: 0761187049
ISBN 13: 9780761187042
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering Book Review:

Say it with chalk! Learn the art of hand-drawn chalk lettering from an Etsy superstar in a book complete with chalkboards! 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, teaches us everything we need to know to create gorgeous hand-drawn chalk designs. 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, and 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! The book is also a practice space, with three foldout “chalkboards”—the inside cover and foldout back cover are lined with blackboard paper.

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering
Author: Lisa Engelbrecht
Publsiher: Quarry Books
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2010-09-01
ISBN 10: 161059438X
ISBN 13: 9781610594387
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering Book Review:

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. 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.

Hand Lettering for Relaxation

Hand Lettering for Relaxation
Author: Amy Latta
Publsiher: Page Street Publishing
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2017-07-11
ISBN 10: 1624144810
ISBN 13: 9781624144813
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hand Lettering for Relaxation Book Review:

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-to-earth 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. Keep the relaxation flowing with these other books in Amy Latta's bestselling hand lettering workbook series: - Hand Lettering for Laughter - Hand Lettering for Faith - Express Yourself: A Hand Lettering Workbook for Kids

Calligraphy for Kids

Calligraphy for Kids
Author: Eleanor Winters
Publsiher: Sterling Publishing Company
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 9781402739125
ISBN 13: 1402739125
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Calligraphy for Kids Book Review:

Introduces the art and technique of calligraphy; provides instructions for writing italic, Gothic, uncial, and Roman alphabets, punctuation, and decorative borders; and suggests projects. Reprint.

CUTE HAND LETTERING

CUTE HAND LETTERING
Author: CINDY. GUENTERT-BALDO
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020
ISBN 10: 9781782218616
ISBN 13: 1782218610
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Little Book of Lettering

Little Book of Lettering
Author: Emily Gregory
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2012-11-21
ISBN 10: 9781452112022
ISBN 13: 1452112029
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Little Book of Lettering Book Review:

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.