Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Modern Calligraphy Workshop Author Imogen Owens
ISBN-10 1849499071
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Quadrille Publishing
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Learn how to create beautiful, handlettered stationery, art, and other decorations with sophisticated, interactive book full of exquisite sample alphabets, fun exercises, and simple step-by-step projects. From modern calligraphy in ink to hand lettering in chalk on blackboard and brush lettering in paint, discover a variety of ingenious and unique ways to turn words and letters into wonderful projects. Learn to create eyecatching letterforms, embellish with flourishes, free-brush letters on canvas, and digitize your work for printing. Modern Calligraphy Workshop will give you the inspiration as well as the skills to turn your everyday handwriting into artwork.

Nib and Ink

Nib and Ink Author Chiara Perano
ISBN-10 9780753557280
Year 2016-03-10
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Random House
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Play with typography, get creative with letterforms and develop your own unique handwriting style. This beautiful and immersive guide is full of inspiration, shape and letter templates, modern calligraphy basics, creative prompts and exercises. It also features a handful of simple projects -- from framed quotes and chalkboards to invitations and birthday cards -- complete with plenty of space to practise that will encourage you to discover new, more interesting, more creative, and surprising ways to perk up your correspondence, add a flourish to your stationery and refresh your handwriting.

Modern Calligraphy

Modern Calligraphy Author Molly Suber Thorpe
ISBN-10 9781250152459
Year 2017-01-16
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin
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Learn script calligraphy from an in-demand calligrapher and wedding invitation designer Calligraphy is about creating something uniquely beautiful, whether to celebrate a special occasion like marriage or to use every day in the form of stationery. Author Molly Suber Thorpe, an award-winning designer and calligrapher based in Los Angeles, works closely with her international clients to give them the distinctive products they're looking for. Now you can learn from this experienced expert how to master this fresh modern lettering style. The first book to teach this bold new style breaks the calligraphy process down into simple steps so anyone can learn to create their own stunning wedding invitations, thank you cards, gift tags, and more. Starting with an overview of the supplies—from paper to ink to pens—you will learn how to form letters, words, and then phrases by following Molly's clear step-by-step instructions, and by practicing with the provided templates. After mastering letter forms using a pointed pen and ink you can take it to the next level by learning how to use watercolor and gouache, or how to digitize your calligraphy. The twenty projects in the book provide lots of inspiration for making your own and are grouped into three sections: weddings, entertainment, and personal stationery. With loads of ideas, practice exercises, and helpful tips, soon you will be turning out gorgeous script calligraphy pieces like the ones featured in wedding magazines and popular websites like Pinterest.

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!

Modern Lettering

Modern Lettering Author Rebecca Cahill Roots
ISBN-10 1849944474
Year 2017-08-03
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Batsford
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A practical guide to modern calligraphy, complete with worksheets and projects. In Modern Lettering, you will learn how to create beautiful decorative handwriting in a variety of styles. It’s a fun and immersive guide, inviting you to explore beautiful letterforms, experiment with your own hand-lettering style and use calligraphy for creative projects. Professional calligrapher Rebecca Cahill Roots guides the reader through the basic techniques, sharing useful tips along the way. She brings her own unique style to a range of beautiful modern calligraphy alphabets, each accompanied by worksheets printed on high-quality calligraphy paper for practising. There are tips for mixing fonts, using different coloured inks and beginner’s brush calligraphy. Once you’ve mastered the basic techniques, you can apply your handwriting skills to some of the stylish step-by-step projects featured, including wedding stationery, framed quotes and personalised envelopes. This fun and approachable guide is a must-have for anyone looking to add a personal touch to their lettering, whether it’s for a particular project or for taking up a new hobby.

The Art of Lettering

The Art of Lettering Author Stefan Kunz
ISBN-10 0008219826
Year 2017-05-18
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins
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Creative lettering styles are everywhere - on stationery, adverts, tea towels, wall art and cafe chalkboards to name just a few. This stylish, interactive book will make modern calligraphy accessible and fun - and you'll only need a pen or pencil to get started. The book shows how to create cool hand lettering in three easy steps and features inspirational quotes in different hand-written styles, each with their own DIY page, which can be copied and incorporated into your own personal style. The aim of the book is to work with your individual handwriting to develop unique letterforms that can be used in a variety of craft and art ideas. The final section of the book is full of fun hand lettering projects from greetings cards to wedding stationery, and from posters to chalk board decorations for your home to showcase your new lettering skills.

Hand Lettering 101

Hand Lettering 101 Author Chalkfulloflove
ISBN-10 1944515658
Year 2016-06-21
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Paige Tate Select
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If you follow Chalkfulloflove (also known as Sarah!) on social media, you and thousands of others already know how adorable her hand-lettered creations are. With Hand Lettering 101, Sarah brings her fabulous Hand Lettering 101 workshop right to you with this beginner workbook! In this book, you will go over the basics on how to learn Sarah's fun style of faux calligraphy. This book will guide you through each letter of the lower case alphabet, go over her technique behind connecting letters, give tips on how to mix and match your fonts, and finally lead you to make six finished projects! This is an introduction, so no experience is needed! Since practice is key, this gold spiral bound workbook lays flat and provides tons of opportunities for practice! Chalkfulloflove was created to encourage, inspire and make you giggle, so just pour yourself a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and settle in to start your own unique, adorable lettering creations! WANT MORE?! If you purchase this book, you will also have access to bonus material by Sarah!! Visit www.paigetate.com/handlettering101bonus for more info! Hand Lettering 101: An Introduction to the Art of Creative Lettering Hardcover, oversized gold wire-o binding and gold corner protectors Step by step instructions on how to create various fonts and designs Thick premium paper, perfect for lettering Beautiful coffee table book and practical workbook

Learn to Draw Calligraphy Animals

Learn to Draw Calligraphy Animals Author Andrew Fox
ISBN-10 9781631060830
Year 2015-07-07
Pages 76
Language en
Publisher Rock Point Gift and Stationery
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With just a few strokes of a calligraphy pen, illustrator Andrew Fox can help you to create a fun series of minimalistic animals.

Wedding Calligraphy

Wedding Calligraphy Author Laura Hooper
ISBN-10 1631581295
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Racehorse Publishing
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Calligraphy is a visual art form that gives handwriting and lettering an ornate and elegant twist. In a day in age when technology and rigid type have run rampant, calligraphy has become an exceedingly popular way to add character, personality, and individuality to even the most formal of affairs. Whether it’s done on stationary, chalkboards, signs, or whatever medium you prefer, this decorative practice is sure to spruce up any party. It’s also perfect for invitations and thank-you notes! Although primarily intended for weddings, the lessons learned from this book can be applied to nearly any type of exquisite gathering--proms, bachelorette parties, work functions, barbecues, engagements, showers, receptions, and much more! In addition to the beautiful color photographs that dress the pages throughout, the book features step-by-step tutorials and an introduction to the art of calligraphy. With Hooper’s easy-to-follow instructions, you’ll learn do-it-yourself lettering in no time. Wedding Calligraphy is the go-to guide for aspiring calligraphers who want to learn the craft, and for avid professionals looking to hone it. Whether you’re interested in making calligraphy a career for yourself, saving some money on your special day, or simply looking to find a new and relaxing hobby, this book is the perfect match.

How to Draw Modern Florals

How to Draw Modern Florals Author Alli Koch
ISBN-10 194451550X
Year 2017-04-15
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher Paige Tate Select
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If you feel like your busy schedule is preventing you from becoming the next Monet or Van Gogh, let us introduce you to Alli. Alli has mastered the art of turning simple doodles into beautifully designed floral illustrations, and she is giving you her expertise in her book How To Draw Modern Florals. In this book, Alli will teach you everything you need to know about modern florals: tools of the trade, where to find inspiration, the anatomy of a flower, and the basic shapes for drawing a flower. You'll feel as though you're sitting down with Alli at a coffeeshop as she walks you through the process of drawing and designing modern florals. You'll learn designs from classic floral favorites like the rose to most popular florals of today. You'll even learn some non-traditional florals that happen to be some of Alli's favorites: succulents and cacti. This is an introduction, so no experience is needed. If you can draw a S or a C; with a pen, Alli can teach you how to draw a beautiful, modern floral design.

Creative Lettering and Beyond

Creative Lettering and Beyond Author Gabri Joy Kirkendall
ISBN-10 1600583970
Year 2014-11-03
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Walter Foster Publishing
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Creative Lettering and Beyond combines the artistic talents and inspirational tips and tutorials of several 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 engaging, 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 notecards. 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. With comprehensive instructions and fun, inspirational exercises and projects, Creative Lettering and Beyond is a must-have resource for anyone who wants to learn this beautiful and stylish art form.

Modern Calligraphy

Modern Calligraphy Author Lucy Edmonds
ISBN-10 1409172554
Year 2017-06-01
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher Orion
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Modern Calligraphy is a step-by-step guide for those wanting to learn this super trendy art form, and unlock your creativity to boot. Written by Lucy Edmonds, the founder of Quill London, the book will guide readers through the first steps of pointed pen calligraphy, encouraging you to spend an hour a week developing and practicing a new skill. Designed for complete beginners, the book offers tips, tricks and techniques on the materials required and how to use them properly, how to approach the modern calligraphy letterforms, and most importantly explores ways to develop our own modern calligraphy style. You'll learn about inks and how to make your own, how to use a brush to create calligraphy, and what you can do with your skill - from envelope addressing and event stationery to beautiful dinner party menus and gift tags.

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering Author Lisa Engelbrecht
ISBN-10 1592536441
Year 2010-09-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Quarry Books
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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. 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.