Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy

Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy


  • Author: Laura Lavender
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30
  • Genre: Art & Architecture
  • File Size: 20912376 Bytes


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 letterin...

Chalk Art and Lettering 101

Chalk Art and Lettering 101


  • Author: Amanda Arneill, Shannon Roberts & Paige Tate & Co.
  • Release Date : 2017-12-08
  • Genre: Art & Architecture
  • File Size: 320687306 Bytes


Calligraphy and lettering, in chalk! Chalk art and lettering are all around: on menu boards at a favorite local coffee shop, brightening sidewalk easels at street fairs, and in lively artwork found in the home. Chalk art and lettering pros Amanda Arneill and Shannon Roberts have teamed up to provide friendly, step-by-step instruction in chalk lettering and art, teaching you all you need to know to create your own chalk masterpieces: • Getting started: the basics of making and seasoning your own chalkboards • Lettering: various alphabets and lettering styles • Illustration: steps and processes in chalk art, including banners, flowers and more • Design: brings lettering and art techniques together with guided chalk projects...

Creative Lettering and Beyond

Creative Lettering and Beyond


  • Author : Gabri Joy Kirkendall
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-11-03
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1600583970


Creative Lettering and Beyond Book Description :

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 id...

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art   Stationery Kit

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art Stationery Kit


  • Author : Gabri Joy Kirkendall
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-09
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633223417


Creative Lettering and Beyond Art Stationery Kit Book Description :

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 cu...

Creative Lettering and Beyond  Timeless Calligraphy
Score: 4.5
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Creative Lettering and Beyond Timeless Calligraphy


  • Author : Laura Lavender
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633227293


Creative Lettering and Beyond Timeless Calligraphy Book Description :

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, incl...

The Joy of Lettering
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Joy of Lettering


  • Author : Gabri Kirkendall
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-30
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633223264


The Joy of Lettering Book Description :

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, a...

Lettering for Planners

Lettering for Planners


  • Author : Jillian Reece
  • Publisher : Mango
  • Release Date : 2019-03-15
  • Genre: Calligraphy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1633539253


Lettering for Planners Book Description :

"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....

Creative Lettering

Creative Lettering


  • Author : Jenny Doh
  • Publisher : Lark Books
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1454704004


Creative Lettering Book Description :

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
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Pub
  • Release Date : 2015-09-01
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633220164


Creative Painting Beyond Book Description :

Inspiring tips, techniques, and ideas for creating whimsical art in acrylic, watercolour, gold leaf, and more...

The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy

The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy


  • Author : Abbey Sy
  • Publisher : Creative Publishing international
  • Release Date : 2018-06-12
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631594854


The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy Book Description :

Written by best-selling author and hand letterer Abbey Sy, The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy covers the basics and beyond for creative lettering techniques. The book begins with an overview of tools and materials, both traditional (pointed pen and fountain pen) and modern (including brush markers and chalk), then presents a visual glossary of letterforms, highlights the unique characteristics of the featured alphabets, and demonstrates how to draw letterforms to foster an understanding of how they’re created. The core chapters explore traditional, modern, and special effects lettering using a variety of mark-making tools, with in-depth how-to on adding flourishes and other special details, plus creative projects. There’s ...

Creative Marker Art   Beyond

Creative Marker Art Beyond


  • Author : Lee Foster-Wilson
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Jr
  • Release Date : 2017-09
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633223394


Creative Marker Art Beyond Book Description :

Whether you love to draw snoozing cats, inquisitive horses, watchful birds, patterned landscapes, or stunning sunsets, there’s something for everyone in Creative Marker Art & Beyond. We have ensured that anyone can pick up our innovative and fun lessons. Are you a doodler? Coloring-book graduate? Fine artist? No matter your skill level, you’re sure to love our route through the world of drawing with markers. This great guide kicks off with basic tools, materials, techniques, and color pointers. From there, you’ll jump into creative prompts, easy exercises, and step-by-step projects. Creative Marker Art & Beyond will have you trying a new medium and drawing with markers in no time. We also include helpful advice for successfully composing drawin...

Hand Lettering A to Z

Hand Lettering A to Z


  • Author : Abbey Sy
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-04-15
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631592829


Hand Lettering A to Z Book Description :

Your hand lettering contains a little bit of you! It expresses what you have to say, and demonstrates your creativity in all your communications. In Hand Lettering A to Z, artist and author Abbey Sy has invited four international artists--Meg Hyland, Joao Neves, Tessa Go, and Lisa Lorek--to join her in designing all new alphabets for you to draw and use in many different languages. You don’t have to be a trained artist to master the art of hand lettering. These alphabets are for every skill level, and will suits any taste: colorful, or black and white, classic or just plain fun. It’s all about getting creative with the twenty-six letters and a little bit of you....