Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

Author: Lisa Engelbrecht
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 161059438X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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, Docs
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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.

Calligraphy and Handlettering for Beginners

Author: Creative Handlettering
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781973402268
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Perfect for beginners: Hand Lettering Workbook with over 40 beautiful alphabets for a nicer handwriting (+ over 320 icons, frames and further decorative elements) ★Are you looking for a huge selection of hand lettering alphabets, decorative elements and icons for better handwriting? ★Are you looking for a hand lettering exercise book for beginners which offers more than one or two alphabets? ★Would you like to get the foundations of hand lettering short and to the point as well as explained in a beginner-friendly manner and jump right in? Then this hand lettering exercise book is just right for you! Along with to 42 beautiful hand lettering alphabets you will find practical tips for better handwriting as well as over 320 additional decorative elements that will really draw attention to your words! The exercise book encourages you to put your inspirations into practice. The alphabets have been outfitted with guidelines, allowing you to trace the letters immediately. A deliberately large and extravagant mix of hand lettering alphabets / calligraphy alphabets has been selected in order for there to be something for everyone. A colorful mix of hand lettering alphabets awaits you, suitable both for beginners as well as for advanced learners. Along with the popular brush-lettering alphabets additional special alphabets also await you, such as Classic, Comic-Style and Medieval! To sum it up once more - if you order now, you'll receive the following contents with with our exercise book: ★42 different hand lettering scripts to trace and practice with, ★Worksheets and calligraphy practice sheets to learn different writing styles, ★More than 300 design elements (frames, borders, icons and much more), ★Extra large book format with stable softcover in a matt style. The hand lettering and calligraphy exercise book is an absolute must for everyone who would like to make unusual typographies from their own imagination. So secure your hand lettering alphabets now at a reduced price. Click on "buy now" and start get started with the exercise book!

Modern Calligraphy

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

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

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

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.