Creative Lettering and Beyond : Inspiring tips, techniques, and ideas for hand lettering your way to beautiful works of art

Creative Lettering and Beyond : Inspiring tips, techniques, and ideas for hand lettering your way to beautiful works of art
Author: Gabri Joy Kirkendall Laura Lavender Julie Manwaring Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn
Rating: 3.88
Bestsellers Rate: 51454
Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
Book Format: Paperback
Binding: None
Pages: 144
Hours of reading: 2.4 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 14,32 €

About the book

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.

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Creative Lettering and Beyond combines the artistic talents and inspirational tips and...

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If you're a little overwhelmed by the branches of lettering, Creative Lettering and Beyond is a great book to flip through...Find out which style suits you best before diving into projects like DIY temporary tattoos and making your own chalkboard. - Book Riot

Gabri Joy Kirkendall Biography

Gabri Kirkendall is a self-taught artist and designer who specializes in pen and ink, watercolor, and photography. She works out of her home studio in Tacoma, Washington, and has a thriving online shop at Etsy. Gabri is a contributing author to Creative Lettering & Beyond and has a growing online presence on Pinterest (700 followers) and Facebook (103 likes). Julie Manwaring has long loved the whimsical, rhythmic beauty found in the repeating letterforms and flourishes of calligraphy. Her custom hand-lettering and illustration studio, Flourish & Whim, grew out of this love for letters and passion for art. Julie's styles are a unique blend of classic and modern - the perfectly imperfect ups and downs, swirls, and undulations create a graceful dance of words. Hailing from the Northeast, Julie currently lives in San Francisco with her family of three. When not in the studio, she can be found swinging at the playground with her son, strolling through the neighborhood fabric shop, or in the kitchen combining efforts with her husband on a new pizza recipe. To learn more about Julie and her work, visit www.flourishandwhim.com. Laura Lavender, co-author of the best-selling Creative Lettering and Beyond: Inspiring tips, techniques, and ideas for hand lettering your way to beautiful work of art, holds a BA in fine art and has had the privilege of studying calligraphy with many fine teachers. Clients and publications that have featured her work include The New York Times, NBCUniversal, Vogue, Nordstrom, American Greetings, Bravo, Fox Searchlight Pictures, The Pioneer Woman, and Style Me Pretty. Laura lives on Vancouver Island in Canada. To learn more, visit www.lauralavender.com. Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn is a hand-lettering artist and illustrator located in Orlando, Florida. After graduating from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor of Arts, she interned at a local advertising agency, where her love of hand lettering and illustration was fostered and encouraged. Now a full-time freelance illustrator, Shauna has an unhealthy obsession with typography and is quick to point out awesome lettering and packaging examples to her friends and family, who thankfully put up with her quirkiness. She loves to create side projects based around lettering, such as her Three Word Stories project and positive quotes. Shauna works out of her home studio with her puppy, Teddy. Learn more about Shauna by visiting www.shaunaparmesan.com. ... Read full biography

Authors: Gabri Joy Kirkendall Laura Lavender Julie Manwaring Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn
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Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing
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Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9781600583971
ISBN10: 1600583970
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Edition: None
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Illustrations: 350
Literature Country: None
Literature Period: None
Book Format: Paperback
Book Binding: None
Paper: None
Font: None
Pages: 144
Book Weight: 734
Book Dimensions: 223x297x15.24
Circulation: None
Publication date: Nov. 3, 2014
First Publication Date: None
Publication City/Country: Laguna Hills, CA, United States

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