Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

Author: Lisa Engelbrecht
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 161059438X
Format: PDF, Docs
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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 Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

Author: Lauren Cooper
Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK
ISBN: 9781785212000
Format: PDF, Docs
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Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering covers everything you need for starting or improving your hand lettering skills. It begins with an extensive introduction covering the history of writing and calligraphy as well as advice and instructions on tools, equipment, alphabets and practice drills. There are then 50 creative hand lettering projects, showing with clear step photography how to create beautiful cards, signs, decorations and gifts on a wide range of surfaces, including paper, fabric glass and ceramics.

Hand Lettering for Everyone

Author: Cristina Vanko
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
ISBN: 0399173013
Format: PDF, ePub
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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

Modern Calligraphy 101

Author: Kelley Nghe
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781985701021
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Interested in learning to letter? Modern calligraphy has been a popular trend for weddings, bridal showers, and many other formal events. This book is in a form of a workshop that you can take on the go or you can do it in the own comfort of your home. You can practice and start on your hand lettering skills!

Modern Lettering

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

Lettering Calligraphy Workbook

Author: Diagram Group
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402741012
Format: PDF, 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.

Modern Mark Making

Author: Lisa Engelbrecht
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 9781592534197
Format: PDF, Docs
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A complete volume offering lettering arts techniques as well as project ideasCalligraphy, 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 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 breakdown each letterform, taking the reader through each stroke. A large collection of gallery images that provide further inspiration for how to use creative lettering in artwork.

The Art of Hand Lettering

Author: LILY. KATE
Publisher: Hand Lettering & Calligraphy Books
ISBN: 9781948652001
Format: PDF, Docs
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Let Lily Kate introduce you to the wonderful world of Hand Lettering This introductory guide is perfect for getting first-time letterers started and for inspiring those artists who want to get back to the basics. The Art of Hand Lettering features multiple lettering styles to help create your own individual font, tips on connecting letters, plenty of practice words, and exciting project ideas to get you started. So break out your pens, markers, and this hand lettering book and prepare to get your flourish on and flaunt that font Perfect for practicing lettering before you dive into: Hand lettering wedding details Gifts and Thank You cards Scripture journals Scripture wall art Bible journaling And so much more

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Author: Imogen Owens
Publisher: Quadrille Publishing
ISBN: 9781849499071
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.