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Author: Joanne Sharpe
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781620335178
Book Pages: 136
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

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.


Author: Joanne Sharpe
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 1620330741
Book Pages: 136
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Offers information on creating stylized fonts and expressive artwork using your personal handwriting skills.


Author: Joanne Sharpe
Genre: Doodles
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440347336
Book Pages: 144
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Follow up to: The art of whimsical lettering.


Author: Bethany Robertson
Genre: Art
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781612435176
Book Pages: 200
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

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.


Author: Megan Wells
Genre: Design
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9781441325709
Book Pages:
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi


Author: Joanne Sharpe
Genre: Alphabets
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781440353062
Book Pages: 144
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

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 style...no 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


Author: Joanne Sharpe
Genre: Art
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440353123
Book Pages: 146
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

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 style...no 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


Author: Olivia A. Kneibler
Genre: Art
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781631063251
Book Pages: 144
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

If you like coloring, tangling, or lettering, you'll love to dangle! Dangles are a beautiful and whimsical new art form for people who love coloring and tangles. By adding charms and pretty embellishments to letters and artwork, you can make your own dangles. With 50 projects in the book, you can add stunning patterns and color to dangles, personalize your dangles with charms that are unique to you, and create dangle words from the dangle alphabet in the book. Dangles are a perfect way to accentuate your stationary, invitations, lettering, and more.


Author: Jenny Doh
Genre: Art
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 1454704004
Book Pages: 143
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

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


Author: Valerie McKeehan
Genre: Design
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761187042
Book Pages: 144
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

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.