The Art of Words

The Art of Words Author Valerie Wieners
ISBN-10 9781629991566
Year 2017-08
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Charisma Media
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Bring your letters to life. The Art of Words starts with the basics (what tools and papers to use, how to form various types of letters) and then encourages you to experiment with creating your own style. This book is practical and informative with examples from the author and blank pages for practicing lettering using the styles shown. It also includes pages to color and pages with designs that allow you to put your new lettering skills to use.

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.

Words to Live By

Words to Live By Author Dawn Nicole Warnaar
ISBN-10 9781633221000
Year 2016-04-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Walter Foster Jr
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With step-by-step, hand-lettering lessons and spectacularly illustrated coloring pages, artists of any age can create beautiful works of letter art. Words to Live By is a unique combination of inspirational quotes, hand-lettering tips and techniques, and fun coloring pages. With easy step-by-step lessons in the art of hand lettering and illustration, artists of any age can learn to create beautiful works of letter art. Also included are 24 inspirational perforated coloring pages that can be personalized and displayed, framed, or given as gifts.

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

The Art of Whimsical Lettering

The Art of Whimsical Lettering Author Joanne Sharpe
ISBN-10 9781620335178
Year 2014-03-17
Pages 136
Language en
Publisher Interweave
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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 artwork–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.

Hand Lettering

Hand Lettering Author Inc Peter Pauper Press
ISBN-10 1441322019
Year 2016-07-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Peter Pauper Press
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Hand-lettering has taken the creative world by storm. In this fun, accessible interactive book, popular illustrator and designer Megan Wells introduces the basics of drawing words. Learn five major hand-lettering styles, then transform your writing into art. Practice pages allow you space to master each letter in every style. Sections demonstrate how to embellish your letters; mix different styles for emphasis and flair; add decorative effects like shading; and combine text and illustration. Easy-to-follow tutorials and sections to trace, color, or complete make hand-lettering approachable for anyone. Project ideas demonstrate ways to brighten everyday items, create striking art, and add a meaningful touch to gifts through hand-lettering. Write beautifully!

The Art of Creative Lettering

The Art of Creative Lettering Author Becky Higgins
ISBN-10 192918011X
Year 1999
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Primedia Scrapbooking
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The author gives easy instructions for 50 brand-new creative lettering alphabets and shows how to customize them into hundreds of different variations.

Hand Lettering for Everyone

Hand Lettering for Everyone Author Cristina Vanko
ISBN-10 0399173013
Year 2015-10-06
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Perigee Trade
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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, covering: Typography basics, including history and trends Fearless self-expression through playfulness Embracing the creative process, including tips from top illustrators and the art of “sketchploration” Inspiration for adding personal touches to any kind of handlettered text 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. Featuring a lively (and hand-lettered) design and engaging exercises, the book will appeal to designers and illustrators as well as doodlers, hobbyists, and anyone who enjoys putting real pen to real paper.

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!

Creative Lettering Workshop

Creative Lettering Workshop Author Lesley Riley
ISBN-10 9781440340796
Year 2015-10-21
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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Artfully Express Your Love Affair With Quotes! Creative Lettering Workshop will guide your through expressive mixed-media techniques for creating words and phrases that complement your art and also visually express what your favorite quotes mean to you. Using instruction and ideas for handwriting and hand lettering, Lesley Riley (author of Inspirational Quotes Illustrated) also encourages you to explore your visual vocabulary through stamping, image transfers, stenciling and more. 24 stepped-out projects using a wide range of mixed-media materials 10+ letter types (digital lettering, rub-on lettering, resist lettering and more!) Tips for confidently adding hand lettering to your work Includes an inspiring gallery of artists who share their own tips and tricks for creatively working with their favorite quotes Boldly express your most meaningful messages--in words and in art!

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art Stationery Kit

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art   Stationery Kit Author Gabri Joy Kirkendall
ISBN-10 9781633223417
Year 2017-09
Pages 40
Language en
Publisher
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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.