The Art of Whimsical Lettering

The Art of Whimsical Lettering
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Release: 2014-03-20
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 136
ISBN: 9781620330746
Language: en
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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 Art of Whimsical Stitching

The Art of Whimsical Stitching
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Release: 2016-04-14
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781632502056
Language: en
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Paint, Stitch, Play! In The Art of Whimsical Stitching, bestselling author and teacher Joanne Sharpe shares her favorite, go-to methods for creating exuberant stitch art. If you're a sewer or quilter, you'll take your stitching in a new direction with paints, markers, and dyes. If you're a mixed-media artist, you'll learn to embellish your work with stitching. Follow step-by-step instructions and photos demonstrating a dozen inspiring techniques, including collage, stenciling, free-motion stitching, fused applique lettering, needle felting, doodle machine and hand embroidery, and more! Then, transform your custom fabric into playful pillows and bags, art quilts, journals, and other fun and funk-tional projects. Joanne's whimsical artwork and a "sketchbook" of designs you can adapt for your own work round out this colorful, inspirational guide.

Doodle Art and Lettering with Joanne Sharpe

Doodle Art and Lettering with Joanne Sharpe
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Release: 2017-03-08
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781440347337
Language: en
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Discover the Joy of Doodle Arts and Lettering and Create Your Own Exuberant Art! Energize your soul and soothe your spirit with the fun and colorful doodle and lettering techniques inside Doodle Arts and Lettering With Joanne Sharpe. Using her popular, playful style, Joanne is back with lessons, techniques and ideas all devised to help you incorporate and elevate the humble doodle. Not only will you learn how to doodle, you will learn how to incorporate these simple techniques into your art and lettering styles. Get ready to create inspiring art no matter what your skill level! This follow up to the bestselling The Art of Whimsical Lettering will provide you with inspiration on every page. • The basics of drawing and doodling (you'll learn the importance of pattern, line and shape) • 9 all new alphabets, including Sassy Serifs, Letter Liners and Coloring Book Characters • Dozens of drawing, painting and mixed-media techniques using simple, everyday art supplies like pens, markers and watercolor paints • More than 100 prompts for doodling and terrific ideas for recording and saving your doodles, like decks, journals, and banks So grab a pen and some paper and maybe even some paint, and dabble in these friendly and fun lettering and drawing lessons! As Joanne would say, Just Doodley Do It!

The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook

The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook
Author: Bethany Robertson
Release: 2015-11-10
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9781612435176
Language: en
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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.

Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands

Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands
Author: Peggy Dean
Release: 2017-11-07
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 208
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!

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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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.

Watercolor Lettering

Watercolor Lettering
Author: Jess Park
Release: 2018-09-21
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 152
ISBN: 9781612438610
Language: en
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Learn to paint gorgeous colorful lettering and art with this easy-to-follow guide. Watercolor artwork is the perfect embellishment to take your brush pen lettering to the next level. This comprehensive how-to guide includes step-by-step instructions for basic and advanced watercolor techniques, expert tips to improve your lettering, and inspiring DIY project ideas to practice pulling it all together. With this book you will: • Learn Color Theory • Master Watercolor Techniques • Practice Lettering Styles • Embellish Your Letters • Create Your Own Style • Make Beautiful Art

The Art of Drawing Dangles

The Art of Drawing Dangles
Author: Olivia A. Kneibler
Release: 2017-02-21
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781631063251
Language: en
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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.

The Art of Whimsical Living

The Art of Whimsical Living
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Release: 2016-12-05
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781440349119
Language: en
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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!

The Kids Book of Hand Lettering

The Kids  Book of Hand Lettering
Author: Nicole Miyuki Santo
Release: 2018-10-02
Editor: Running Press Kids
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780762465101
Language: en
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Create Pretty and Inspirational Hand Lettering Projects for Your Family, Friends, and Yourself! Hand lettering is making a comeback, spurred by platforms like Instagram and Pinterest. And not just adults are getting into hand lettering and calligraphy. Kids, too, can find relaxation as well as enjoyment in using hand lettering to create handmade projects for themselves and their families. The Kids' Book of Hand Lettering will introduce young crafters to the joys of hand lettering through 20 fun and inspired DIY projects that are easy to create at home. Nicole Miyuki Santo will walk children through the basics of hand lettering, including different lettering styles and tools (markers, brush pens, and paint pens) before they begin their projects, which include room art, bookmarks, picture frames, tote bags, party balloons and more. With full-color instructional and inspired photos and pep talks throughout to help spark creative juices, The Kids' Book of Hand Lettering is sure to become a modern-day hand-lettering staple for crafty kids (and their parents too).

No Excuses Art Journaling

No Excuses Art Journaling
Author: Gina Rossi Armfield
Release: 2013-12-31
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781440325137
Language: en
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Kiss those excuses goodbye! "I don't have time." "I don't know what to journal about." "I can't keep the momentum going." Sound familiar? What are your excuses for not spending time with your art journal? Get ready to cast those excuses aside because Gina Rossi Armfield's No Excuses Art Journaling offers a no-fail approach to art journaling. Using a day planner as your art journal, you'll find daily, weekly and monthly prompts that you can adapt to fit your real-life, busy schedule. Along the way, you'll learn fun and convenient techniques to add sketching, watercolor painting, collage and more into your journal, all while setting goals, creating art and chronicling your unique life. Inside You'll Find: • More than 20 mixed-media art journaling techniques demonstrated step-by-step so you can add color, style and life ephemera to your journal. • 6 pages of journaling prompts and tips for every month of the year. • Dozens of inspirational art journal pages by Gina and 12 guest artists to show how you can make the No Excuses program decidedly yours. Grab your journal and pen, and kick your excuses to the curb!

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.

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art Stationery Kit

Creative Lettering and Beyond Art   Stationery Kit
Author: Gabri Joy Kirkendall,Julie Manwaring,Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn,Laura Lavender
Release: 2017-09
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9781633223417
Language: en
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This beautifully packaged, hardcover case is the perfect kit for any aspiring lettering artist! Get a handle on drawing elegant lettering the kit's 40-page project book, notecards, a slate board and easel, and all the implements any lettering artist would need. We have pulled together the artistic talents of several professional hand letterers and calligraphers for a dynamic and interactive experience. They will be your guides as you make your journey through a myriad of projects and prompts. Lettering has been steadily building steam as a new and trendy art form. Even if you're completely new to the discipline, with the provided tips, techniques, and materials, you will be completing project after project. In no time, you'll be experimenting with cursive script, getting your feet wet with calligraphy, and embellishing and illuminating hand-lettered artwork, just to name a few. 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.

The Art of Lettering

The Art of Lettering
Author: Brooke Robinson
Release: 2018-07-10
Editor: Rizzoli Publications
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780847862320
Language: en
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From whimsical to elegant, and old-school influences to new school—Goodtype’s The Art of Lettering showcases dynamic hand lettering from today’s young and sought-after typographers and calligraphers, stoking creative inspiration for graphic designers, artists, and type enthusiasts alike. Hand lettering is making a comeback, bursting out of its graphic-design bubble and finding a mainstream via collecting social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest. The avid interest in hand lettering seemingly goes hand in hand with the weariness audiences feel with constant slick digital presentation of the information they consume. The Art of Lettering collects myriad new and established graphic designers for whom hand lettering is a time-honored art that has modern applications. Showcasing more than 100 artists from all over the world, the book displays their typographic takes and illustrates their perfectly imperfect handcrafted art, from beautiful photographs of concept sketches to the end result. Straying away from traditional pen calligraphy, artists today employ new and creative approaches, including building type with coffee grounds, watercolors, and combinations of different hand tools, resulting in a dynamically fresh approach to creating type.

An Introduction to Hand Lettering with Decorative Elements

An Introduction to Hand Lettering with Decorative Elements
Author: Annika Sauerborn
Release: 2019-04-17
Editor: Courier Dover Publications
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780486833934
Language: en
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A treasure trove of lettering styles and decorative elements, this handy reference offers an abundance of eye-catching alphabets, numerals, ribbons, borders, flowers, banners, and other easy-to-trace embellishments. With this guide, it's easy to add a personal touch—humorous, dramatic, or romantic—to any handwritten message or meditative journal. Hundreds of ornaments, all of them hand-drawn by the author, include dozens of alphabets and numerals. You'll also find frames, flourishes, and corner designs that provide pages with a stylish finishing touch. Decorative motifs range from arrows, hearts, and stars to leaves, blossoms, and wreaths. A wealth of fanciful graphics for special occasions includes designs for birthdays, weddings, holidays, and all four seasons. Calligraphers, crafters, and illustrators as well as anyone who wants to add a bit of pizzazz to their writing will prize this imaginative source of inspiration.

Hand Lettering for Relaxation

Hand Lettering for Relaxation
Author: Amy Latta
Release: 2017-07-11
Editor: Page Street Publishing
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781624144813
Language: en
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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

Creative Lettering and Beyond

Creative Lettering and Beyond
Author: Gabri Joy Kirkendall,Laura Lavender,Julie Manwaring,Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn
Release: 2014-11-03
Editor: Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 144
ISBN: 1600583970
Language: en
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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.

The Joy of Lettering

The Joy of Lettering
Author: Gabri Kirkendall,Jaclyn Escalera
Release: 2016-09-30
Editor: Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781633223264
Language: en
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With more than 50 tips, techniques, and lessons for creating beautiful illuminated letters and sophisticated lettering projects, The Joy of Lettering takes hand lettering to a whole new level. Gabri Joy Kirkendall (Creative Lettering & Beyond) and Jaclyn Escalera guide readers through a dynamic exploration of the craft, focusing on typography and illuminated letters and numbers using pencil, ink, and marker in a variety of styles and themes. From there, artists will learn how to create letters using a variety of alternative materials and media, such as watercolor, gouache, and wood. Easily customized DIY projects invite artists to finesse their skills as they learn to letter on different types of surfaces while creating lettered murals, stationery, and signage. Packed with creative techniques and easy-to-follow lessons, this all-inclusive resource is a must??have for anyone who wants to learn or grow their expertise in the art of hand lettering.

Decorated Lettering

Decorated Lettering
Author: Jan Pickett
Release: 2016
Editor: Search Press Limited
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781781265161
Language: en
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