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
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
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

Creative Lettering and Beyond  Timeless Calligraphy
Author: Laura Lavender
Publsiher: Walter Foster Publishing
Total Pages: 147
Release: 2019-04-30
Genre: Art
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

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art   Stationery Kit
Author: Gabri Joy Kirkendall,Julie Manwaring,Laura Lavender,Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 43
Release: 2017-09
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9781633223417

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Create hand-lettered pieces of art with the Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit! Graduate your hand-lettering skills to art worthy of hanging on the wall. We’ve pulled together the artistic talents of four professional hand-letterersand calligraphers to give you complete instructions. Included are all the tools you’ll need to get creating. The Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit comes beautifully packaged in a hardcover case filled with everything new letterers will need. Get a handle on drawing elegant lettering with the 40-page project book filled with lessons and inspiration, a slate board and easel for practice, notecards for finished projects, and all the art supplies you’ll need. You’ve no doubt seen how popular lettering has become on Instagram, Pinterest, and other sites.Even if you're new to lettering--or to making art entirely!--these tips, techniques, and materials will have you completing project after project. With the Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit, you'll be able to experiment with cursive script, get your feet wet with calligraphy, and embellish and illuminate hand-lettered artwork from day one. 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
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
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

Creative Lettering
Author: Jenny Doh
Publsiher: Lark Books
Total Pages: 143
Release: 2013
Genre: Art
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.

Creative Painting Beyond

Creative Painting   Beyond
Author: Alix Adams,Chelsea Foy,Gabri Kirkendall
Publsiher: Walter Foster
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2015-07-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
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

Hand Lettering for Everyone
Author: Cristina Vanko
Publsiher: TarcherPerigee
Total Pages: 226
Release: 2015-10-06
Genre: Art
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." -- Amazon.com

Lettering for Planners

Lettering for Planners
Author: Jillian Reece,Jordan Truster
Publsiher: Mango
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2019-03-15
Genre: Calligraphy
ISBN: 1633539253

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"If you're ready to start your new journal or improve your planner's overall look, this book is for you. Lettering for planners is a workbook that teaches lettering styles to help you organize and beautify the everyday life that goes into your daily planner. More than just a step-by-step guide for mastering the art of modern calligraphy, Lettering for planners teaches you how to combine it with your artistic style and journaling routines. After learning the basics of lettering, you'll learn how to add style. You'll be guided through concepts of composition that help you perfect lettering in creative ways. By the end, your journals and to-do lists will be more organized, efficient and beautiful!" -- Page [4] of cover.