Creative Lettering and Beyond

Creative Lettering and Beyond

Gabri Joy Kirkendall

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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 projectsprompts, 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 notecards. Artists will also discover how to apply lettering to linencoffee mugscalendars, 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 calligraphyillustrationchalk lettering, and more, artists will find a plethora of exercises and tips to help them develop their own unique lettering style.