Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

Author: Lisa Engelbrecht
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 161059438X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Modern Lettering

Author: Rebecca Cahill Roots
Publisher: Batsford
ISBN: 9781849944472
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Hand Lettering Art Pack

Author: Lisa Engelbrecht
Publisher:
ISBN: 1631593668
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Lettering Calligraphy Workbook

Author: Diagram Group
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402741012
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This thorough workbook provides a complete course in calligraphy, from basic alphabets and letterforms to templates, from spacing and layout to complex projects. It’s big, it’s complete, and it’s filled with the most detailed lessons on calligraphy anyone will ever need. A complete overview of the basic tools explains what each pen can do, and how inks and paints can affect the quality of the work. Several tasks are laid out for students to master: They can start with "skeleton letters,” and then gradually try more complex forms, including Rustica, Antique Uncials, and Carolingian. Prepare for a project by understanding line spacing, centering, layout, pasting up, and using color. Then, see how to make giftwrap, fashion handmade greeting cards, design posters, and copy poetry and prose.

Brush Pen Lettering Practice Book

Author: Grace Song
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 1612438482
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Practice til you’re perfect with expert drills, tips, and exercises! If you want to take your hand lettering to the next level, you need to practice, practice, practice. But merely writing the same letter over and over often leads to repeating the same mistake instead of improving your skill. Packed with expert drills, tips and exercises, Brush Pen Lettering Practice Book provides the smart coaching and blank work space to make your daily practice easier, more efficient and more fun. It’s the ideal way to speed you on your way to creating gorgeous lettering styles. The perfect companion to author Grace Song’s Brush Pen Lettering, this handy workbook features helpful practice pages with guided lines, hints and even specific letter form combinations for many popular words, including: • Congratulations • Greetings • Wedding • Happy Birthday

Modern Calligraphy

Author: Molly Suber Thorpe
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1250152453
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

By Hand

Author: Nicole Miyuki Santo
Publisher: Running Press Adult
ISBN: 0762465093
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Calligraphy for Beginners Hand Lettering Training Exercises and Practice

Author: Calligraphy School
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781539897392
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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BEST GIFT IDEA- LIMITED TIME DISCOUNT ! (Regular $ 17.99 ) Practice the fantastic hand lettering art in this book for children! This book will guide you through each of the letters of the alphabet. In this book you can practice new hand lettering techniques by completing workshops, filling in the tasks and connecting letters. This is an introductory workbook for beginners, thus no experience is required, and only practice makes it perfect and is the main key to success! NEW Calligraphy for beginners. Hand Lettering:Training, Exercises and Practice ! Hand Lettering calligraphy book combines various lettering exercises which will help you to explore creative beautiful designs of art. This hand lettering workbook features hand-lettering lessons and workshops for beginners. Once you've mastered the basic techniques, they can be used in order to develop your own ideas and hand lettering styles. In this book you will get introduced to the various tools and materials which are needed in order to learn how to master the art of hand lettering, afterwards you will acquire the skills of hand lettering through engaging in easy-to-follow step-by-step exercises and tasks compiled into workshops. You will learn how to transform simple words into beautiful works of hand-lettered art from the basic shapes and forms of letters. Contemporary western and eastern researchers definitely confirm unique benefits of calligraphy classes for the young generation.The unique opportunities and advantages of calligraphy for children's development: improves handwriting develops fine motor skills trains memory encourages reasoning stimulates speech development, diligence neatness develops a good eye three-dimensional vision spacial coordination teaches to be patient and assiduity soothes hyperactive children discovers creative skills when working with lines and letters a child learns to respect labour, see and appreciate beauty Hand Lettering: Beautiful Creative Lettering. Step-by-step instructions on how to transform simple words into beautiful works of hand-lettered art. Practice each letter of the alphabet. Practice spelling words. Do the homework. Sized to frame at 8.5" x 11" Original and hand drawn illustrations