The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide

The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide
Author: Peggy Dean
Release: 2018-07-24
Editor: Watson-Guptill
Pages: 162
ISBN: 9780399582172
Language: en
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From the artist behind the popular Pigeon Letters website, a complete guide to learning and perfecting brush lettering, a forgiving style of modern calligraphy that encourages creative expression and imprecision, including basic skills, flourishes, and project ideas. The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide has something for everyone--from beginners that have never used a brush pen, to seasoned letterers looking for a new style or ideas for creative flourishes. From choosing the best pens and paper and knowing the different styles of lettering, to adding color to your finished pieces--this book covers it all. The book includes templates for labels, cards, handmade bunting, and word collages. It even includes a how to guide for posting your best work on social media. Each lesson builds on itself, unlocking endless opportunities inside the playful art of brush lettering. As a self-taught artist who left her day job to pursue a creative life, Peggy Dean is the ideal teacher for artists and non-artists alike.

The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide

The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide
Author: Peggy Dean
Release: 2018-07-24
Editor: Watson-Guptill
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780399582189
Language: en
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From the artist behind the popular Pigeon Letters website, a complete guide to learning and perfecting brush lettering, a forgiving style of modern calligraphy that encourages creative expression and imprecision, including basic skills, flourishes, and project ideas. The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide has something for everyone--from beginners that have never used a brush pen, to seasoned letterers looking for a new style or ideas for creative flourishes. From choosing the best pens and paper and knowing the different styles of lettering, to adding color to your finished pieces--this book covers it all. The book includes templates for labels, cards, handmade bunting, and word collages. It even includes a how to guide for posting your best work on social media. Each lesson builds on itself, unlocking endless opportunities inside the playful art of brush lettering. As a self-taught artist who left her day job to pursue a creative life, Peggy Dean is the ideal teacher for artists and non-artists alike.

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

Brush Pen Lettering

Brush Pen Lettering
Author: Grace Song
Release: 2017-06-30
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 242
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

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.

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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The Art of Brush Lettering

The Art of Brush Lettering
Author: Kelly Klapstein
Release: 2017-11-28
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 163
ISBN: 9781631593550
Language: en
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The Art of Brush Lettering offers a meditative approach to learning all the facets of lettering with brush pens.

Lettering for Absolute Beginners Workbook

Lettering for Absolute Beginners Workbook
Author: Danielle Stringer
Release: 2021-01-01
Editor: Fox Chapel Publishing
Pages: 250
ISBN: 9781607657217
Language: en
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An absolute must-have guide for beginners, this is an interactive workbook designed to teach you how to create gorgeous lettering with any pen on any surface, no brush pen or calligraphy nib necessary! You’ll learn how to draw letters, words, inspirational phrases, and bible verses in multiple alphabet styles by practicing outlining letters and thickening downstrokes. Perforated traceable phrases and backgrounds allow you to make your own art, pull it out, then frame it. Simple, approachable, and fun, this method is versatile for any surface so you can create stunning faux calligraphy on paper, chalkboards, wood, glass, and more! Author Danielle Stringer is the owner and artist behind Imperfect Dust and shares her secret to hand lettering; that it doesn’t have to be daunting! With the hope of encouraging readers to pick up a pen and go for it, Stringer will teach you how to achieve the calligraphy look with simple key lines.

Botanical Line Drawing

Botanical Line Drawing
Author: Peggy Dean
Release: 2018-07-24
Editor: Watson-Guptill
Pages: 226
ISBN: 9780399582196
Language: en
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From the artist behind the popular Pigeon Letters website, an easy, no-skills-necessary guide to drawing flowers, leaves, and cacti with 200 step-by-step prompts. Line drawing is an easy-to-master art form featuring illustrative, doodle-like designs. It's used widely among artists of many types with both fine and bold lines, creating different variations. Botanical Line Drawing teaches you how to start with the simplest doodles, building into more elaborate, delicate illustrations. This book focuses on the extremely popular subject matter of the natural world and includes flowers, leaves, succulents, houseplants, trees, branches, mushrooms, and more. These simple line drawings will allow you to branch out and have fun with your own personal style, as well as inspire you to add flourishes to other projects.

Hand Lettering

Hand Lettering
Author: Megan Wells
Release: 2018-08-01
Editor: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781441325709
Language: en
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Lettering for Planners

Lettering for Planners
Author: Jillian Reece,Jordan Truster
Release: 2019-03-15
Editor: Mango
Pages: 200
ISBN: 1633539253
Language: en
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"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.

Peggy Dean s Guide to Nature Drawing and Watercolor

Peggy Dean s Guide to Nature Drawing and Watercolor
Author: Peggy Dean
Release: 2019-05-07
Editor: Watson-Guptill
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780399582165
Language: en
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This fun and easy-to-use nature drawing and watercolor guide is perfect for anyone inspired by nature to draw, doodle, ink, and paint colorful flora and fauna. Artist, author, and popular art instructor Peggy Dean presents this nature drawing guide that teaches you how to master drawing and watercolor techniques from sketching and shading to washes and blending. With Peggy's easy and energetic lessons, absolutely anyone--regardless of ability--can learn to draw the natural world. Beginning with delicate cherry blossoms, wildflowers, and lacy ferns, lessons build to composing stunning bouquets of flowers and majestic landscapes. You'll also discover how to draw animals such as colorful fish and birds in flight, as well as mammals like stoic camels and the mighty polar bear. Through the lessons on technique combined with clear, detailed instructions, you'll gain the expertise and confidence that will allow you to quickly build your skills, discover your own personal style, and achieve beautiful botanical and animal illustrations.

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: 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.

The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering

The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering
Author: Valerie McKeehan
Release: 2015-10-06
Editor: Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 177
ISBN: 9780761187042
Language: en
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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 Complete Book of Calligraphy Lettering

The Complete Book of Calligraphy   Lettering
Author: Cari Ferraro,Eugene Metcalf,Arthur Newhall,John Stevens
Release: 2018-09-25
Editor: Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 243
ISBN: 9781633225954
Language: en
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The Complete Book of Calligraphy & Lettering provides expert instruction on the intricacies of traditional lettering techniques, as well as an introduction to contemporary hand-lettering formats. 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, The Complete Book of Calligraphy & Lettering will help lettering enthusiasts swiftly master their craft. Step-by-step lessons, practice templates, and a range of stunning alphabets demonstrate the breadth of artistic achievement that comes with practice and dedication. Four professional artists guide you through traditional calligraphy techniques, as well as an introduction to contemporary hand-lettering art forms, such as brush lettering and mixed media, for a well-rounded approach to the craft. Additionally, a short section on Chinese brush lettering and several mixed media lettering projects inspire creativity and demonstrate how calligraphy and lettering can be used in wider artistic contexts and projects. Including practice templates for several featured alphabets in addition to mixed media "bonus" projects designed to inspire artistic creativity, The Complete Book of Calligraphy & Lettering will inspire lettering enthusiasts of all skill levels to strengthen their existing skills and delve into new, lesser-known variations of the trend.

Hand Lettering A to Z

Hand Lettering A to Z
Author: Abbey Sy
Release: 2017-04-15
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 131
ISBN: 9781631592829
Language: en
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Learn to draw your own alphabet as Abbey Sy and other artists teach you the art of hand lettering!

Calligraphy For Dummies

Calligraphy For Dummies
Author: Jim Bennett
Release: 2011-02-25
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781118051290
Language: en
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You’ve always admired beautiful calligraphy, but you probably figured it was way too hard to master, right ? Calligraphy is actually much easier than you ever dreamed. All you need is the right guide and you’ll be up to speed in no time! Calligraphy For Dummies lets anyone discover the art and fun of lettering. With this hands-on guide, you’ll be able to develop your craft and test it out in no time. Starting with the italic alphabet, you’ll discover different types of strokes, how to angle your pen, and how to join letters. This easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide shows you: All the tools you need to practice the craft Where to get the proper ink and paper How to master several alphabets Different variations to change the look of letters How to mix and match your alphabets How to create a poster, sign, or certificate Ways to design and letter a quotation Common mistakes that can easily be avoided Calligraphy For Dummies also provides tips on how to put your calligraphy skills to good use, with ideas for making money, adding flair to wedding invitations, and more! It also includes ten fun alphabets and practice pages to hone in on your talent, as well as examples of poorly formed letters to keep you on track. With a little practice, you’ll be creating stunning letters and experiencing the joys of writing calligraphy!

Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands

Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands
Author: Peggy Dean
Release: 2017-11-07
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 252
ISBN: 9780757320033
Language: en
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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!

Creative Lettering

Creative Lettering
Author: Jenny Doh
Release: 2013
Editor: Lark Books
Pages: 143
ISBN: 1454704004
Language: en
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Provides step-by-step instructions for lettering from top artists, including advice on the best tools, techniques and tips, and font samples.