Creative Lettering and Beyond Book

Creative Lettering and Beyond

  • Author : Gabri Joy Kirkendall
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Publishing
  • Date : 2014-11-03
  • Category : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 1600583970

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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 Book
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Creative Lettering and Beyond Timeless Calligraphy

  • Author : Laura Lavender
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Publishing
  • Date : 2019-04-30
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781633227293

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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 Book

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art Stationery Kit

  • Author : Gabri Joy Kirkendall
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 2017-09
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9781633223417

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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 Book
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From 1 Global Ratings

The Joy of Lettering

  • Author : Gabri Kirkendall
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Publishing
  • Date : 2016-09-30
  • Category : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781633223264

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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.

Creative Lettering Book

Creative Lettering

  • Author : Jenny Doh
  • Publisher : Lark Books
  • Date : 2013
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 143
  • ISBN : 1454704004

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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.

Lettering Book


  • Author : Jillian and Jordan
  • Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
  • Date : 2019-03-15
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9781633539266

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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

Creative Painting   Beyond Book

Creative Painting Beyond

  • Author : Alix Adams
  • Publisher : Walter Foster
  • Date : 2015-07-01
  • Category : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781627888837

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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 for Everyone Book

Hand Lettering for Everyone

  • Author : Cristina Vanko
  • Publisher : TarcherPerigee
  • Date : 2015
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780399173011

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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." --

Creative Illustration   Beyond Book

Creative Illustration Beyond

  • Author : Stephanie Corfee
  • Publisher : Walter Foster
  • Date : 2013-11-15
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781600583728

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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.

Hand Lettering Art Pack Book

Hand Lettering Art Pack

  • Author : Lisa Engelbrecht
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 2017-10-10
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN : 9781631593666

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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.

The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy Book

The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy

  • Author : Abbey Sy
  • Publisher : Creative Publishing international
  • Date : 2018-06-12
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9781631594854

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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.

An Introduction to Hand Lettering with Decorative Elements Book

An Introduction to Hand Lettering with Decorative Elements

  • Author : Annika Sauerborn
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Date : 2019-04-17
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9780486833934

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A treasure trove of lettering styles and decorative elements, this handy reference offers an abundance of eye-catching alphabets, numerals, ribbons, borders, flowers, banners, and other easy-to-trace embellishments. With this guide, it's easy to add a personal touch—humorous, dramatic, or romantic—to any handwritten message or meditative journal. Hundreds of ornaments, all of them hand-drawn by the author, include dozens of alphabets and numerals. You'll also find frames, flourishes, and corner designs that provide pages with a stylish finishing touch. Decorative motifs range from arrows, hearts, and stars to leaves, blossoms, and wreaths. A wealth of fanciful graphics for special occasions includes designs for birthdays, weddings, holidays, and all four seasons. Calligraphers, crafters, and illustrators as well as anyone who wants to add a bit of pizzazz to their writing will prize this imaginative source of inspiration.

Lettering for Absolute Beginners Workbook Book

Lettering for Absolute Beginners Workbook

  • Author : Danielle Stringer
  • Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing
  • Date : 2021-01-01
  • Category : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN : 9781607657217

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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 Kids  Book of Hand Lettering Book

The Kids Book of Hand Lettering

  • Author : Nicole Miyuki Santo
  • Publisher : Running Press Kids
  • Date : 2018-10-02
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9780762465101

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Create Pretty and Inspirational Hand Lettering Projects for Your Family, Friends, and Yourself! Hand lettering is making a comeback, spurred by platforms like Instagram and Pinterest. And not just adults are getting into hand lettering and calligraphy. Kids, too, can find relaxation as well as enjoyment in using hand lettering to create handmade projects for themselves and their families. The Kids' Book of Hand Lettering will introduce young crafters to the joys of hand lettering through 20 fun and inspired DIY projects that are easy to create at home. Nicole Miyuki Santo will walk children through the basics of hand lettering, including different lettering styles and tools (markers, brush pens, and paint pens) before they begin their projects, which include room art, bookmarks, picture frames, tote bags, party balloons and more. With full-color instructional and inspired photos and pep talks throughout to help spark creative juices, The Kids' Book of Hand Lettering is sure to become a modern-day hand-lettering staple for crafty kids (and their parents too).

Creative Marker Art   Beyond Book

Creative Marker Art Beyond

  • Author : Lee Foster-Wilson
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Jr
  • Date : 2017-09
  • Category : Art
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781633223394

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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.