Modern Calligraphy

Modern Calligraphy
Author: Molly Suber Thorpe
Release: 2017-01-16
Editor: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781250152459
Language: en
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A perfect gift for anyone who wants to learn the "write" way to craft calligraphy. 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 wedding invitation designer and calligrapher based in Los Angeles, works closely with her international clients to give them the distinctive products they're looking for. In Modern Calligraphy, 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.

Lettering and Modern Calligraphy

Lettering and Modern Calligraphy
Author: Paper Peony Press
Release: 2017-10-27
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 112
ISBN: 1948209004
Language: en
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Mastering Modern Calligraphy

Mastering Modern Calligraphy
Author: Molly Suber Thorpe
Release: 2019-10-08
Editor: St. Martin's Press
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781250271600
Language: en
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The perfect companion for pointed pen and digital calligraphers alike, with more than 2,700 letterforms and ligatures, stroke drills, warm-up exercises, flourishes, and simple words and phrases. This beautiful, in-depth guide to modern calligraphy emphasizes experimentation and fun, rather than rigid uniformity. With targeted exercises and lessons aimed at pushing you out of your calligraphy comfort zone, Mastering Modern Calligraphy will not only help you master tricks of the trade, but develop your very own modern calligraphy style, too.

Brush Pen Lettering Practice Book

Brush Pen Lettering Practice Book
Author: Grace Song
Release: 2018-07-03
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781612438481
Language: en
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Practice til you’re perfect with expert drills, tips, and exercises! If you want to take your hand lettering to the next level, you need to practice, practice, practice. But merely writing the same letter over and over often leads to repeating the same mistake instead of improving your skill. Packed with expert drills, tips and exercises, Brush Pen Lettering Practice Book provides the smart coaching and blank work space to make your daily practice easier, more efficient and more fun. It’s the ideal way to speed you on your way to creating gorgeous lettering styles. The perfect companion to author Grace Song’s Brush Pen Lettering, this handy workbook features helpful practice pages with guided lines, hints and even specific letter form combinations for many popular words, including: • Congratulations • Greetings • Wedding • Happy Birthday

Modern Calligraphy

Modern Calligraphy
Author: Lucy Edmonds
Release: 2018-10-17
Editor: Courier Dover Publications
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780486827582
Language: en
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Beautifully illustrated guide by the founder of Quill London abounds in tips, tricks, and techniques for beginners. Step-by-step approach covers materials, modern calligraphy letterforms, brush calligraphy, developing an individual style, and practical uses.

Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy

Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy
Author: Shelly Kim
Release: 2019-08-27
Editor: Quarto Publishing Group USA
Pages: 147
ISBN: 9781631597213
Language: en
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Lettering enthusiasts of all levels will love learning easy ways to develop and adapt hand lettering skills and techniques to a variety of digital platforms in Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy. Popular Instagram lettering artist and workshop instructor Shelly Kim (@lettersbyshells) offers lettering enthusiasts at all levels step-by-step instruction, along with ample photos and lettering examples. Start with lettering essentials that show how to create different styles of brush lettering with the right tools, how to connect letters to form words, form flourishes, and more. Then turn that unique calligraphy into lettering that you can use over and over again, just by digitizing it. Discover several options for creating digital lettering, each one clearly outlined and explained. Become familiar with tools and techniques that make the process fast and enjoyable. See how far you can take your digital lettering with fun projects for creating cards, name tags, adding foiling and more. In this book you’ll learn how to: Produce loose, bouncy lettering that adds style to any project Design meaningful quotes by learning a quick trick for great compositions Create digital files that give you numerous options for adding color and changing the shapes and sizes of letters Make a custom digital lettering brush that you can use for unique calligraphy Letter on a tablet and learn the basics of Procreate and Apple Pencil Use your lettering for great projects that incorporate digital and hands-on techniques Get inspiration from stunning gallery pieces by Karin Newport of @ipadlettering and Myriam of @halfapx Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy will guide you to the future of lettering!

Modern Calligraphy

Modern Calligraphy
Author: Leslie Tieu
Release: 2017-04-22
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 118
ISBN: 0998906204
Language: en
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Ever wanted to learn the modern calligraphy style of lettering but didn't know how to begin? "Modern Calligraphy: a beginner's guide to pointed pen and brush pen lettering" includes everything you need to started. This book will cover the tools needed to learn pointed pen calligraphy including pen holders, nibs, inks, and papers. It also explores tools needed for brush pen lettering including reviews of multiple types of brush tips and pens.This guide will explore the basic pen strokes of modern calligraphy. It provides tracing guides to practice these strokes as well as step-by-step instructions on how to write each letter. The guide offers instructions on how to create your own style of lettering by offering over 600 ways to write letters of the alphabet.Define your style and have fun with lettering with instructions on bounce lettering, shadowing, bubbling, and more.

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering
Author: Lisa Engelbrecht
Release: 2010-09-01
Editor: Quarry Books
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781610594387
Language: en
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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. 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 Ultimate Guide to Modern Calligraphy Hand Lettering for Beginners

The Ultimate Guide to Modern Calligraphy   Hand Lettering for Beginners
Author: June & Lucy
Release: 2019-08-12
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 108
ISBN: 1646081498
Language: en
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Hello there crafty friends of mine! I’m Kristin - mama to the most incredible little human around, graphic designer, hand letterer, and creator of June & Lucy. I love the 4 C’s in my life: cats, coffee, couches, and cooking, and as you can tell from my Instagram captions, I think I am much funnier than I probably am. My goal with this book is to help you avoid the countless months of research, trial and error, and mistakes that I made along the way, by giving you a straight forward, easy to understand explanation of the process behind hand lettering so that you can start your lettering journey with a strong foundation.

Modern Calligraphy Set for Beginners

Modern Calligraphy Set for Beginners
Author: Chalkfulloflove
Release: 2020-11-12
Editor: Paige Tate & Company
Pages: 126
ISBN: 1950968340
Language: en
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The only All-in-One kit specifically for modern calligraphy and creative lettering! So you're new to modern calligraphy and don't know where to start? Not sure what to buy? Intimidated by all the options? Fear not! This Modern Calligraphy Set for Beginners is brought to you by author Chalkfulloflove and publisher Paige Tate & Co. of Hand Lettering 101, the No. 1 bestselling modern calligraphy book in the world! We've taken the guesswork out, and in one affordable and easy-to-use kit, you get the premium tools of the trade selected by Chalkfulloflove: • Hand Lettering 101 spiral-bound book • Two pens (sizes 05 and 08) • Brush pen • Pencil • Pencil sharpener • Eraser (Psst! Looking for a gift idea? This Modern Calligraphy Set for Beginners is perfect for friends, moms, teachers, and more!)

Modern Calligraphy

Modern Calligraphy
Author: Kestrel Montes
Release: 2018-11-20
Editor: Inkmethis
Pages: 166
ISBN: 1732750505
Language: en
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Learn the art of dip pen calligraphy! Kestrel shares all the tips she wishes she had known when starting! Modern Calligraphy is the perfect book for those who want to dive into the world of gorgeous modern calligraphy lettering. A beautiful book packed with color images, helpful information, and tons and tons of practice pages!

Brush Pen Lettering

Brush Pen Lettering
Author: Grace Song
Release: 2017-06-30
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 135
ISBN: 9781612436890
Language: en
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Create beautiful hand lettering with the first book dedicated entirely to the use and mastery of modern brush pens. Drawing gorgeous letters, words and phrases with a brush pen doesn’t have to be difficult! Brush Pen Lettering will show you how to create your own unique style. To help you on your lettering journey, this comprehensive how-to guide includes: • DIY projects • Tips and Tricks • Color Photographs • Inspiring Ideas • Step-by-step instructions • Practice exercises

Calligraphy

Calligraphy
Author: Denise Lach
Release: 2014-05-20
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 191
ISBN: 0500291217
Language: en
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Calligraphy can be a very personal pathway to expore a multiplicity of design concepts. In this striking and original book, now available in paperback, images of the natural world are turned into a rich source of inspiration for a variety of calligraphy projects. Renowned calligrapher Denise Lach invites us to look closely at details and textures, expanding our powers of observation and finding creative ideas in the world around us. Using a range of writing tools and techniques, she takes a playful approach to written script, encouraging readers to look beyond legibility and use letterforms as building blocks, freely interpreting natural motifs to create beautiful calligraphic images. This is an invaluable sourcebook for both enthusiastic beginners and experienced calligraphers.

The Complete Book of Calligraphy Lettering

The Complete Book of Calligraphy   Lettering
Author: Cari Ferraro
Release: 2018
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 243
ISBN: 9781633225954
Language: en
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"From selecting the appropriate tools, such as pens, nibs, brushes, inks, and papers, to learning optimal hand positioning and understanding the intricacies of lettering angles, heights, spacing, and strokes, [this book] introduces aspiring calligraphers and hand-lettering artists to the core concepts and techniques that comprise the art of traditional calligraphy."--Back cover.

Modern Calligraphy for Kids

Modern Calligraphy for Kids
Author: Sally Sanders
Release: 2019-08-20
Editor: Rockridge Press
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1641523816
Language: en
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Calligraphy for kids, step by creative step. Help kids learn to dazzle friends and family with beautiful writing, thanks to this fun and contemporary guide to calligraphy. Modern Calligraphy for Kids makes it easy for kids ages 9 to 14 to learn the basic techniques--and develop the creativity and control that come with them. The detailed step-by-step instructions are easy for beginners to follow. You'll even find built-in practice pages--plus a link to print more anytime. Get started with lists of materials you need, and let kids show off their skills with extra projects like making their own party invitations. Jump into the joy of creating fancy, colorful lettering for everything from school assignments to thank you cards and artwork. Modern Calligraphy for Kids offers: A brain engaged--Discover the challenge and satisfying sensation of writing on crisp paper with brush pens. Lucky number three--Learn three kinds of letters (serif, sans serif, and script), and three types of calligraphy (pointed brush, monoline, and classic). Real-time progress--The built-in workspaces let kids look back and see how much they've improved. Give kids the tools to teach themselves the art and fun of calligraphy--no screens required.

Secrets of Modern Calligraphy

Secrets of Modern Calligraphy
Author: Kirsten Burke
Release: 2018-06-05
Editor: Weldon Owen
Pages: 112
ISBN: 1681883821
Language: en
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Every project reveals more of the secrets of modern calligraphy, so that by the end of the book you will be armed with everything you need to head off on your own lettering adventure. The book is a combination of instruction and inspiration for modern calligraphy, teaching basic letters as well as introducing projects of different skill levels. Full of tips, tricks and techniques you will learn how to create your own calligraphy through typefaces to trace and copy, handwriting styles to explore, advice on penmanship, brush strokes and lettering styles. Also includes 7 perforated postcards and 16 template pages.

Modern Lettering

Modern Lettering
Author: Rebecca Cahill Roots
Release: 2017-08-03
Editor: Batsford
Pages: 176
ISBN: 1849944474
Language: en
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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.

Modern Calligraphy

Modern Calligraphy
Author: Maricar Concepcion Ramos
Release: 2022-11-08
Editor: Walter Foster
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9780760377314
Language: en
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Learn the art of brush lettering with Modern Calligraphy, a step-by-step guide to making personalized, hand-lettered artwork.

Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy

Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy
Author: Shelly Kim
Release: 2019-08-27
Editor: Quarry Books
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781631597206
Language: en
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In Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy, Shelly Kim—popular Instagram lettering artist and workshop instructor @lettersbyshells—offers lettering enthusiasts at all levels of experience a step-by-step course that shows how to develop and adapt traditional lettering skills and techniques to a variety of digital platforms. Lettering Essentials. The basics of lettering and modern calligraphy, along with guidance for embellishing and designing quotes. Digitizing Your Lettering. Options for scanning, photographing, and creating a digital lettering file. Lettering on a Tablet. A hands-on guide to working on the iPad with the Apple Pencil and the Procreate app, from an overview of common functions and how to create a simple lettering brush to making shapes and patterns, choosing colors, creating gradients, glitter, and foil effects, and combining Procreate and Adobe Sketch. Projects & Inspiration: DIY projects that show you how to achieve with digital lettering what you can’t with traditional techniques, plus stunning gallery pieces from Karin Newport of @ipadlettering and Myriam of @halfapx. Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy will guide you to the future of lettering!

Pretty Simple Lettering

Pretty Simple Lettering
Author: Whitney Farnsworth
Release: 2019-06-18
Editor: Paper Peony Press
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1948209470
Language: en
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Learn the art of hand lettering with this comprehensive how-to book, full of beauty, knowledge, and inspiration! Pretty Simple Lettering is the perfect book for any hand letterer, whether you're new to the art or an experienced designer looking to expand your skill. In the book, you will learn the basics of creating alphabets in many different styles, how to develop those styles into one that is uniquely your own, and how to turn your lettering into beautiful pieces of art. Learning the basics of hand lettering can be pretty simple! Whitney breaks down 10 individual alphabets in various lettering styles, including upper and lower case, showing you how to form each letter, turn those letters into words, and turn those words into works of art! Discover the tools, techniques, and tricks of the trade from a seasoned lettering artist who has been in the business since 2014.In the final sections of this book, learn how Whitney approaches every design as she leads you through a step-by-step tutorial outlining her process of composition. The last section of the book is filled with project pages for you to create your own works of art to hang on your wall or gift to a friend! Every project is surrounded by gorgeous floral designs, adding a special touch of whimsy to your final creation!