The Art of Whimsical Lettering Book

The Art of Whimsical Lettering

  • Author : Joanne Sharpe
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-03-17
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 9781620335178

The Art of Whimsical Lettering Excerpt :

A "font" of information on lettering styles! The Art of Whimsical Lettering is an artful instruction book on creating stylized fonts and expressive artwork with personal handwriting skills. Author Joanne Sharpe shows you how to create exuberant and personalized writing styles for your artworkâ€"whether it be a journal, canvas art, or other projects that use text. After an overview of Joanne's favorite tools and surfaces, take a peek into Joanne's personal lettering journal to discover how you too can collect inspiration, hone your lettering skills, and tap into your natural creativity. Joanne then demonstrates twenty art techniques for creating a variety of lettering styles using many different tools. She provides you with fifteen basic alphabets, ranging from simple pen-and-ink renditions to increasingly elaborated texts that reference calligraphy, vintage fonts, and doodle art, among other styles. Joanne also teaches you how to turn prosaic lettering into page art itself, merging text into illustration, or ornamenting words with decorative drawings.

The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook Book

The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook

  • Author : Bethany Robertson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-11-10
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9781612435176

The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook Excerpt :

DESIGNS AND TECHNIQUES FOR ORNAMENTAL FONTS AND FLOURISHES THAT CREATE EXQUISITE HAND-LETTERED WORKS OF ART Learn the art of hand-lettering. This step-by-step workbook teaches you how to craft pretty letters and flowers of all sorts. Use your newfound botanical lettering skills to make cards, wedding invitations, banners, tags, paper bouquets and other fun projects.

Artful Alphabets Book
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Artful Alphabets

  • Author : Joanne Sharpe
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440353062

Artful Alphabets Excerpt :

Create uniquely artful words with secrets from Joanne Sharpe! Joanne Sharpe--author of the popular book The Art of Whimsical Lettering--has gathered together 55 of her favorite hand-drawn alphabets for this light-hearted collection. Follow simple illustrated steps to replicate each lengthy instructions or extensive practice required. Any "imperfections" only add to their charm! Try your hand at letterforms inspired by feathers, flowers, postage stamps, vintage type, doodles, taxi cabs, chalkboards and more. Equally exciting are the variety of media used, from colored pencils and markers to paints and inks. Looking to add an artful touch to the world around you? These letters are perfect for personalizing anything from family calendars and daily planners to wall art, art journals, cards and one-of-a-kind gifts. You can even use the techniques and inspiration in this book to invent completely original alphabets of your own. With this A to Z guide, there's no limit to the statements you can make! • Awesome alphabets--55 in all, ranging from basic block and stick letters to fanciful illustrated fonts • Beginner-friendly instructions--Each alphabet is broken down into just a few simple steps • Creative variety of tools and media--pens, markers, brushes, inks, paints, colored pencils, fountain pens, cardstock and much more

Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands Book

Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands

  • Author : Peggy Dean
  • Publisher : Health Communications Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2017-11-07
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 0757320015

Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands Excerpt :

Whether you want to create an eye-catching banner for a party, some nature inspired place cards for your table, or you just want to relax while enjoying the art of lettering, this is your go-to guide. With a growing legion of hand-lettering fans on Instagram and her Skillshare classes, Peggy Dean is a rising star in the lettering world. As a follow-up to her successful book, The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide, Dean is going back to nature in this woodland-themed book packed full of projects, lettering tutorials, drawing how-tos, and a wealth of practice pages. Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands provides plenty of space to practice basic and intermediate strokes, with the goal of creating your personal lettering style. Once you've mastered lettering, Dean shows you how to draw a variety of woodland creatures, including chipmunks, birds, bunnies, and foxes, as well as flowers, leaves, acorns, mushrooms, and other flourishes. By combining your lettering with line drawings, you can create stunning works of art, including home décor, invitations, gift tags, and unique holiday tablescapes. For those in need of inspiration, Dean provides a bevy of fun and creative do-it-yourself ideas. This book will provide you with an elevated lettering experience and many hours of practical, clever projects. It's the joy of lettering meets DIY fun!

Hand Lettering Book

Hand Lettering

  • Author : Megan Wells
  • Publisher : Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2018-08-01
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441325709

Hand Lettering Excerpt :

Creative Lettering Book

Creative Lettering

  • Author : Jenny Doh
  • Publisher : Lark Books
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 143
  • ISBN 10 : 1454704004

Creative Lettering Excerpt :

Provides step-by-step instructions for lettering from top artists, including advice on the best tools, techniques and tips, and font samples.

The Art of Brush Lettering Book

The Art of Brush Lettering

  • Author : Kelly Klapstein
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-11-28
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 163
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631593550

The Art of Brush Lettering Excerpt :

The Art of Brush Lettering offers a meditative approach to learning all the facets of lettering with brush pens.

The Art of Whimsical Living Book

The Art of Whimsical Living

  • Author : Joanne Sharpe
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440349119

The Art of Whimsical Living Excerpt :

Add more color to every day! Uplift your thoughts and everyday tasks with inspiring words and your own splash of color. This interactive coloring book--charged with positivity--includes daily and monthly calendars, shopping lists, cards to share with loved ones and, of course, meditative mantras and affirmations to uplift your spirits or start your day off on an upbeat note. • A variety of illustration sizes (lists, cards, full pages) gives you flexibility on time needed to complete and can be reproduced for daily, weekly and monthly use. • Perforated pages are easy to remove for using and sharing. • Inspiring messages encourage personal reflection and celebration of your every-days. Immerse yourself in The Art of Whimsical Living and enjoy meditative coloring with a practical purpose!

Calligraphy Book


  • Author : Jane Sullivan
  • Publisher : Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2017-03-10
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441322425

Calligraphy Excerpt :

Discover the timeless art of beautiful writing! This introduction to creating calligraphy combines beginner-friendly clarity with thorough guidance and gorgeous examples. Introduces nine major calligraphic styles, with detailed diagrams and tips for writing each letter.Sub-sections include histories of each alphabet, step-by-step tutorials for embellishing your calligraphy, and ways to showcase your elegant lettering.Full color photographs and illustrations throughout.

The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering Book

The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering

  • Author : Valerie McKeehan
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 177
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761187042

The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering Excerpt :

Say it with chalk! Learn the art of hand-drawn chalk lettering from an Etsy superstar in a book complete with chalkboards! Ubiquitous at boutiques and cafés, on Etsy and Pinterest, in stationery and home decor, the art of chalk lettering is hotter than ever. Valerie McKeehan, an Etsy standout, teaches us everything we need to know to create gorgeous hand-drawn chalk designs. In over 60 lessons, learn the ABCs of lettering (literally) and basic styles: serif, sans serif, and script. Next, how to lay out a design, combine various styles into one cohesive piece, and add shadows and dimension. Master more advanced letter styles, from faceted to ribbon to “vintage circus.” Use banners, borders, flourishes. And finally, 12 projects to show off your newfound skills, including a Winter Wonderland Snow Globe; a smartphone-themed birthday card to text friends and family; a one-of-a-kind party invitation to create, photograph, and mail; and a bake sale sign guaranteed to put everyone who sees it in the mood for a cupcake! The book is also a practice space, with three foldout “chalkboards”—the inside cover and foldout back cover are lined with blackboard paper.

The Art of Drawing Dangles Book

The Art of Drawing Dangles

  • Author : Olivia Kneibler
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-02-21
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 147
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631063251

The Art of Drawing Dangles Excerpt :

If you like coloring, tangling, or lettering, you'll love to dangle! The Art of Drawing Dangles shows you a new, whimsical art form.

Hand Lettering for Relaxation Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Hand Lettering for Relaxation

  • Author : Amy Latta
  • Publisher : Page Street Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-07-11
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781624144813

Hand Lettering for Relaxation Excerpt :

A Fun & Inspiring Introduction to the Art of Hand Lettering Hand Lettering for Relaxation is the perfect way to cultivate calmness and joy while creating beautiful works of art. While hand lettering can look intimidating, artist and blogger Amy Latta has a friendly and down-to-earth approach that will give you the confidence to draw impressive designs with ease. Learn how to create a lovely brush-lettered look with easy, no-fail faux calligraphy. Then add pretty embellishments such as vines, roses, banners, ribbons, swirls and feathers that take your designs to the next level. You’ll also get a beginner’s guide to real brush lettering, plus fun print fonts and ways to highlight, shadow or emboss your words. With 46 unique workshops, each with a featured motivational design, you will gain enough proficiency to proudly share your lettered art on social media, make personalized gifts and even decorate your home. In this interactive workbook, doodling on the high-quality art paper is highly encouraged! Use it to letter the featured design with the new technique you learned, create your own design or simply enjoy some meditative practice. No matter how you use it, this book is sure to help you relax, enjoy your creative journey and make your life more beautiful wherever you are. Keep the relaxation flowing with these other books in Amy Latta's bestselling hand lettering workbook series: - Hand Lettering for Laughter - Hand Lettering for Faith - Express Yourself: A Hand Lettering Workbook for Kids

Fearless Flourishing Book

Fearless Flourishing

  • Author : Alissa Chojnacki
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-01-15
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781612438887

Fearless Flourishing Excerpt :

Take your lettering to the next level with beautiful, stylish flourishes. You’ve mastered every letter, from capital A to lowercase z. Now you want your hand-drawn projects to have the ornate and extravagant look that is only achieved through flourishing. Whether you go for a delicate, stately, whimsical, bold, funky or elegant look, flourishing is a wonderful way to develop a personal style and make your hand-lettering stand out. From basic theories and helpful practices to beautiful examples and complex compositions, this step-by-step workbook provides all the tools you need to flourish with confidence! • Elegant Letter Embellishments • Fanciful Flourishes & Filigree • Decorative Borders & Frames • Stylish Artistic Elements

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art   Stationery Kit Book

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art Stationery Kit

  • Author : Gabri Joy Kirkendall
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-09
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 43
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633223417

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art Stationery Kit Excerpt :

Create hand-lettered pieces of art with the Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit! Graduate your hand-lettering skills to art worthy of hanging on the wall. We’ve pulled together the artistic talents of four professional hand-letterersand calligraphers to give you complete instructions. Included are all the tools you’ll need to get creating. The Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit comes beautifully packaged in a hardcover case filled with everything new letterers will need. Get a handle on drawing elegant lettering with the 40-page project book filled with lessons and inspiration, a slate board and easel for practice, notecards for finished projects, and all the art supplies you’ll need. You’ve no doubt seen how popular lettering has become on Instagram, Pinterest, and other sites.Even if you're new to lettering--or to making art entirely!--these tips, techniques, and materials will have you completing project after project. With the Creative Lettering and Beyond Art & Stationery Kit, you'll be able to experiment with cursive script, get your feet wet with calligraphy, and embellish and illuminate hand-lettered artwork from day one. This all-in-one art guide is perfect for the artist in your life. The highly giftable kit brings everything an artist needs for a weekend of artistic fun or a new skill for a lifetime.

Creative Lettering and Beyond Book

Creative Lettering and Beyond

  • Author : Gabri Joy Kirkendall
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-11-03
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 1600583970

Creative Lettering and Beyond Excerpt :

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.