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: Anonim
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

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.

Hand Lettering for Everyone

Hand Lettering for Everyone
Author: Cristina Vanko
Publsiher: TarcherPerigee
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2015
ISBN 10: 0399173013
ISBN 13: 9780399173011
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hand Lettering for Everyone Book Review:

"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

Creative Marker Art Beyond

Creative Marker Art   Beyond
Author: Lee Foster-Wilson
Publsiher: Walter Foster Jr
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2017-09
ISBN 10: 1633223396
ISBN 13: 9781633223394
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creative Marker Art Beyond Book Review:

Whether you love to draw snoozing cats, inquisitive horses, watchful birds, patterned landscapes, or stunning sunsets, there’s something for everyone in Creative Marker Art & Beyond. We have ensured that anyone can pick up our innovative and fun lessons. Are you a doodler? Coloring-book graduate? Fine artist? No matter your skill level, you’re sure to love our route through the world of drawing with markers. This great guide kicks off with basic tools, materials, techniques, and color pointers. From there, you’ll jump into creative prompts, easy exercises, and step-by-step projects. Creative Marker Art & Beyond will have you trying a new medium and drawing with markers in no time. We also include helpful advice for successfully composing drawings, building and layering colors, shading, and adding pen, not to mention giftable artwork done on a variety of fun, accessible surfaces. Dive into the awesome and dynamic medium that is the marker! Create beautiful nature scenes, patterns, flowers, colorful trees, animals, and more with Creative Marker Art & Beyond.

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.

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.

Creative Painting Beyond

Creative Painting   Beyond
Author: Alix Adams,Chelsea Foy,Gabri Kirkendall
Publsiher: Walter Foster Pub
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2015-09-01
ISBN 10: 1633220168
ISBN 13: 9781633220164
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creative Painting Beyond Book Review:

Inspiring tips, techniques, and ideas for creating whimsical art in acrylic, watercolour, gold leaf, and more

Hand Lettering A to Z

Hand Lettering A to Z
Author: Abbey Sy
Publsiher: Anonim
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.

The Gift of Calligraphy

The Gift of Calligraphy
Author: Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls
Publsiher: Watson-Guptill
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2018-09-25
ISBN 10: 0399579214
ISBN 13: 9780399579219
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Gift of Calligraphy Book Review:

An easy-to-follow guide to learning the art of calligraphy, with 25 gorgeously photographed projects that use calligraphy to make beautiful gifts and home décor. Calligraphy and hand lettering have surged in popularity as people rediscover traditional handicrafts as a creative outlet and way to relax. Unlike other hand lettering books, The Gift of Calligraphy shows you how to use your calligraphy skills to create invitations, wall art, wrapping paper, a tote bag, even a calligraphy kit for kids. Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls, calligraphy teacher and author of Belle Calligraphy, brings her signature modern style to this traditional craft. The first quarter of the book provides a primer for creating a simple alphabet and how to find your own personal style of lettering, followed by wonderful projects that will delight your family, impress your friends, and beautify your home, all accompanied by clear step-by-step photography and inspiring shots of the finished pieces.

Lettering with Purpose

Lettering with Purpose
Author: Brittany Luiz
Publsiher: Walter Foster Jr
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2017-09
ISBN 10: 1633223426
ISBN 13: 9781633223424
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lettering with Purpose Book Review:

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.

Express Yourself A Hand Lettering Workbook for Kids

Express Yourself  A Hand Lettering Workbook for Kids
Author: Amy Latta
Publsiher: Page Street Publishing
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2018-10-02
ISBN 10: 1624146147
ISBN 13: 9781624146145
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Express Yourself A Hand Lettering Workbook for Kids Book Review:

Personalize Your School Supplies, Room Décor, Note Cards & More! Decorate your life with fun fonts and beautiful quotes made your way. Amy Latta will show you the basics of hand lettering and beyond. Learn fancy cursive and watercolor lettering. Add adorable details like flowers and animals. In the craft bonus section, you’ll find ideas on how to turn your finished work into fabulous DIY projects. Embellish pillows, notebooks and wall art with your own unique writing. It’s easy to share your art online, and make one-of-a-kind cards and invitations for friends and family. With high-quality art paper and practice space, you can try your new hobby right on these pages. It’s the perfect activity for kids ages 10 and up to do at home, after school or on the go. Once you’ve mastered the quotes in this book, you can change up words or styles to make them your own. Packed with tons of creative ideas and helpful tips, this book will inspire you to create your own art every day.

The Art of Brush Lettering

The Art of Brush Lettering
Author: Kelly Klapstein
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2017-11-28
ISBN 10: 1631593552
ISBN 13: 9781631593550
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art of Brush Lettering Book Review:

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.

Beyond Bullets

Beyond Bullets
Author: Megan Rutell
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2017-11-28
ISBN 10: 1612437699
ISBN 13: 9781612437699
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Beyond Bullets Book Review:

FUN, COLORFUL, AND CREATIVE SUGGESTIONS FOR THE NEWEST PRODUCTIVITY PHENOMENON. Going beyond basic tools, this book offers tips, tricks and creative ways to transform your notebook into a treasured life companion, including: • Ornamental lettering • Personalized habit trackers • Colorful calendars • Decorative headers • Customized productivity lists • Inspiring artwork • Creative future logs • Unique planning pages

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.

The Big Awesome Book of Hand Chalk Lettering

The Big Awesome Book of Hand   Chalk Lettering
Author: Dina Rodriguez
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2017-07-11
ISBN 10: 146547109X
ISBN 13: 9781465471093
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Big Awesome Book of Hand Chalk Lettering Book Review:

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.

Creative Illustration Beyond

Creative Illustration   Beyond
Author: Stephanie Corfee
Publsiher: Walter Foster
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2013-11-15
ISBN 10: 1600583725
ISBN 13: 9781600583728
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creative Illustration Beyond Book Review:

In Creative Illustration & Beyond, artist Stephanie Corfee offers inspiration, tips, and step-by-step instruction to show doodlers and artists how to turn their whimsical designs into beautiful artistic illustrations.