The Art of Whimsical Lettering

The Art of Whimsical Lettering
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 136
Release: 2014-03-17
ISBN 10: 1620335174
ISBN 13: 9781620335178
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art of Whimsical Lettering Book Review:

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 artworkâ€"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.

The Art of Whimsical Lettering

The Art of Whimsical Lettering
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publsiher: Interweave
Total Pages: 136
Release: 2014-03-17
ISBN 10: 9781620330746
ISBN 13: 1620330741
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art of Whimsical Lettering Book Review:

Offers information on creating stylized fonts and expressive artwork using your personal handwriting skills.

Artful Alphabets

Artful Alphabets
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 1440353069
ISBN 13: 9781440353062
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Artful Alphabets Book Review:

Create uniquely artful words with secrets from Joanne Sharpe! Joanne Sharpe--author of the popular book The Art of Whimsical Lettering--has gathered together 55 of her favorite hand-drawn alphabets for this light-hearted collection. Follow simple illustrated steps to replicate each style...no lengthy instructions or extensive practice required. Any "imperfections" only add to their charm! Try your hand at letterforms inspired by feathers, flowers, postage stamps, vintage type, doodles, taxi cabs, chalkboards and more. Equally exciting are the variety of media used, from colored pencils and markers to paints and inks. Looking to add an artful touch to the world around you? These letters are perfect for personalizing anything from family calendars and daily planners to wall art, art journals, cards and one-of-a-kind gifts. You can even use the techniques and inspiration in this book to invent completely original alphabets of your own. With this A to Z guide, there's no limit to the statements you can make! * Awesome alphabets--55 in all, ranging from basic block and stick letters to fanciful illustrated fonts * Beginner-friendly instructions--Each alphabet is broken down into just a few simple steps * Creative variety of tools and media--pens, markers, brushes, inks, paints, colored pencils, fountain pens, cardstock and much more

Doodle Arts and Lettering with Joanne Sharpe

Doodle Arts and Lettering with Joanne Sharpe
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publsiher: North Light Books
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 9781440347337
ISBN 13: 1440347336
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Doodle Arts and Lettering with Joanne Sharpe Book Review:

Follow up to: The art of whimsical lettering.

The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook

The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook
Author: Bethany Robertson
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2015-11-10
ISBN 10: 1612435173
ISBN 13: 9781612435176
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook Book Review:

DESIGNS AND TECHNIQUES FOR ORNAMENTAL FONTS AND FLOURISHES THAT CREATE EXQUISITE HAND-LETTERED WORKS OF ART Learn the art of hand-lettering. This step-by-step workbook teaches you how to craft pretty letters and flowers of all sorts. Use your newfound botanical lettering skills to make cards, wedding invitations, banners, tags, paper bouquets and other fun projects.

The Art of Brush Lettering

The Art of Brush Lettering
Author: Kelly Klapstein
Publsiher: Unknown
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.

The Art of Drawing Dangles

The Art of Drawing Dangles
Author: Olivia A. Kneibler
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2017-02-21
ISBN 10: 1631063251
ISBN 13: 9781631063251
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art of Drawing Dangles Book Review:

If you like coloring, tangling, or lettering, you'll love to dangle! Dangles are a beautiful and whimsical new art form for people who love coloring and tangles. By adding charms and pretty embellishments to letters and artwork, you can make your own dangles. With 50 projects in the book, you can add stunning patterns and color to dangles, personalize your dangles with charms that are unique to you, and create dangle words from the dangle alphabet in the book. Dangles are a perfect way to accentuate your stationary, invitations, lettering, and more.

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

Hand Lettering
Author: Megan Wells
Publsiher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2018-08-01
ISBN 10: 1441325700
ISBN 13: 9781441325709
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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.

By Hand

By Hand
Author: Nicole Miyuki Santo
Publsiher: Running Press Adult
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2018-04-17
ISBN 10: 0762465093
ISBN 13: 9780762465095
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

By Hand Book Review:

Learn the beauty and joy of modern lettering with By Hand, a thoughtful collection of projects and lessons to bring unique, handmade designs into your life, home, and gatherings. In a world of screens and social media, people are constantly searching for ways to reconnect to the handmade and the authentic-to add a personal spark and a beautiful look to everyday objects and occasions. The art of modern lettering is a point of connection, a way of crafting letters and words into something that delights the eyes and feeds the soul. With unique projects, a gorgeous exposed spine and lay-flat binding, and an Instagram-worthy aesthetic, By Hand provides an inspirational jumping-off point for readers who want to incorporate lettering into a slower, more intentional lifestyle. Blending the aspirational and the instructional, By Hand brings the beauty of lettering beyond the page, through 30 distinct projects, from watercolor placecards to cozy pillows. Relatable lessons introduce readers to the essentials of lettering, including tools (brush pens, brushes, and paint pens), essential lessons, and developing a personal style, with the warm and welcoming approach of popular Instagram letterer Nicole Miyuki Santo. Encouraging lessons sprinkled throughout the book add a touch of mindfulness, while bright, airy photography and step-by-step lettered samples make this lovely volume a stunning approach to an on-trend pastime.

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.

The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide

The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide
Author: Peggy Dean
Publsiher: Watson-Guptill
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2018-07-24
ISBN 10: 0399582185
ISBN 13: 9780399582189
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide Book Review:

From the artist behind the popular Pigeon Letters website, 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.

Hand Lettering 101

Hand Lettering 101
Author: Chalkfulloflove,Paige Tate Select
Publsiher: Paige Tate Select
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2016-06-21
ISBN 10: 9781944515652
ISBN 13: 1944515658
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hand Lettering 101 Book Review:

From the creator of Austin's most exclusive Hand Lettering workshops, comes Hand Lettering 101--the book that brings Sarah's teachings right to your home!

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.

Hand Lettering for Laughter

Hand Lettering for Laughter
Author: Amy Latta
Publsiher: Page Street Publishing
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2019-04-23
ISBN 10: 1624147321
ISBN 13: 9781624147326
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hand Lettering for Laughter Book Review:

Find Your Happy Place with Fun Fonts, Whimsical Doodles and Clever Quotes Get ready to giggle your way through these clever hand lettering designs with bestselling author Amy Latta, back from her books Hand Lettering for Relaxation and Express Yourself: A Hand Lettering Workbook for Kids. Whether you’re lettering for the first time or brushing up on your skills, you’ll be highly entertained as you create your own works of witty, hand lettered art. Draw, doodle and dream right in the book on high-quality paper that will make your designs pop. With tons of ideas for special hand lettered projects like pillow covers, gift tags and personalized signs, it’s easy to share the laughter. Be careful: It’s contagious!

Brush Pen Lettering

Brush Pen Lettering
Author: Grace Song
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2017-06-30
ISBN 10: 1612436897
ISBN 13: 9781612436890
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Brush Pen Lettering Book Review:

THE FIRST BOOK DEDICATED ENTIRELY TO THE USE AND MASTERY OF MODERN BRUSH PENS Drawing gorgeous letters, words and phrases with a brush pen doesn’t have to be difficult! Brush Pen Lettering will show you how to create your own unique style. To help you on your lettering journey, this comprehensive how-to guide includes: • DIY projects • Tips and Tricks • Color Photographs • Inspiring Ideas • Step-by-step instructions • Practice sheets

Lettering for Planners

Lettering for Planners
Author: Jillian Reece
Publsiher: Mango Media Inc.
Total Pages: 241
Release: 2019-03-15
ISBN 10: 1633539261
ISBN 13: 9781633539266
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lettering for Planners Book Review:

#1 Best Seller in Calligraphy - An Easy Guide to Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering Fans of Creative Lettering and Beyond and The Complete Book of Lettering will love Lettering for Planners Calligraphy for your journal aesthetic: Beautiful "bullet journals" are popping up all over Instagram and Pinterest. The joys of decorating the pages with drawings and lettering are many. If you want to start your own bullet journal or if you want to improve your journal aesthetic, this book is for you. This book is an informational workbook that teaches lettering styles to help people organize and beautify everyday life. Easily learn lettering: Learn from a step-by-step guide to creating a basic hand-lettered alphabet for beginners. Then learn five additional alphabet examples in various styles, explore letter variations and choose your favorites that best fit your style. Hand lettering workbook: You’ll learn how to build words using common word examples like days of the week, months of the year, and other words commonly found in planners. After learning the script styles, you’ll learn concepts of composition by teaching how to mix and match styles of lettering in creative ways. Learn all the components of lettering: You’ll also learn some key “don’ts” of lettering to avoid. Then there will be step-by-step instructions on how to draw decorations to embellish lettering including shadows, borders, banners, and flourishes. Readers will learn: Five lowercase and capital stylistic alphabets How to find their own lettering style What not to do when lettering Lettering composition, shading, and flourishes Create fabulous, share worthy calligraphy and lettering

Chalk Art and Lettering 101

Chalk Art and Lettering 101
Author: Amanda Arneill,Shannon Roberts
Publsiher: Blue Star Press
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2017-12-08
ISBN 10: 1944515763
ISBN 13: 9781944515768
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chalk Art and Lettering 101 Book Review:

Discover your inner chalk artist! Chalk art and lettering are all around: on menu boards at a favorite local coffee shop, brightening sidewalk easels at street fairs, and in lively artwork found in the home. Chalk art and lettering pros Amanda Arneill and Shannon Roberts have teamed up to provide friendly, step-by-step instruction in chalk lettering and art, teaching you all you need to know to create your own chalk masterpieces: Getting started– the basics of making and seasoning your own chalkboards Lettering– various alphabets and lettering styles Illustration– steps and processes in chalk art, including banners, flowers and more Design– brings lettering and art techniques together with guided chalk projects ideas Are you ready to take your chalk skills to the next level?!

The Hand Lettering Workbook

The Hand Lettering Workbook
Author: Amanda Kammarada
Publsiher: Rockridge Press
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2020-04-28
ISBN 10: 9781646113866
ISBN 13: 1646113861
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Hand Lettering Workbook Book Review:

A hands-on workbook for the art of hand lettering From original wall hangings to ornate invitations, hand lettering--or the art of drawing letters--allows you to slow down and get creative by crafting elegant works of art with your own hands. Perfect for letterers of any level, The Hand Lettering Workbook is your how-to guide to hand draw letters, showing you how simple and calming lettering can be. An easy-to-follow overview explores the core principles of hand lettering, including some need-to-know typography terms. Each section takes you step-by-step through forming upper and lower cases of a variety of alphabet styles and hand lettered fonts, as well as plenty of useful practice pages. Then, you'll pull it all together with a helpful chapter on connecting letters to form words and adding embellishments to create something inspirational and whimsical. The Hand Lettering Workbook includes: Pen to paper--Step-by-steps and fill-in practice sheets take you from A to Z through 7 different alphabet styles, including hand lettered fonts. Connect the dots--Practice connecting letters and making words, along with embellishments like bounces, ligatures, flourishes, and more. Artist toolkit--Learn about the right tools for hand lettering with advice on the difference between monoline, brush, and water pens, and a dive into the types of markers, chalk, and pencils. Add some elegance and creativity to your words with the unique and beautiful art of decorative hand lettering and calligraphy.