The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering

The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering
Author: Valerie McKeehan
Publsiher: Workman Publishing Company
Total Pages: 177
Release: 2015-10-06
Genre: Design
ISBN: 9780761187042

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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 Big Awesome Book of Hand Chalk Lettering

The Big Awesome Book of Hand   Chalk Lettering
Author: Dina Rodriguez
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2017-07-11
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9781465471093

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Get creative, express yourself, and add that personal touch with hand lettering! With illustrated step-by-step instructions, The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering shows the complete beginner how to master the art of hand lettering, the composition/design of phrases on the page, and flourishes to embellish the design. It also includes chalk lettering, fun prompts for writing, and 15 projects and gift ideas, ranging from gift tags to a lettered poster to chalk-lettered signs for special events. The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering covers 15 lettering styles-from Black Letter and "melting" to circus and Victorian, as well as serifs and scripts-along with numerous borders, corners, banners, bursts, frames and other accents. Author Bio: Dina Rodriguez is a freelance hand lettering artist. With an educational and professional background in digital arts, design, and marketing, she specializes in commercial illustration and branding for creative businesses. Dina has been hand lettering full time for four years, working with brands such as Invision, GE, American Greetings, and Wacom. She does both traditional ink and chalk lettering, as well as tablet lettering using digital tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator. Her teaching experience includes giving workshops and talks at universities and creative conferences such as Full Sail University and Creative South. She also teaches hand lettering on her blog for free to over 15,000 students and live streams her process on Twitch three times a week.

Chalk Art and Lettering 101

Chalk Art and Lettering 101
Author: Amanda Arneill,Shannon Roberts
Publsiher: Blue Star Press
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2017-12-08
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9781944515768

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Discover your inner chalk artist! Chalk art and lettering are all around: on menu boards at a favorite local coffee shop, brightening sidewalk easels at street fairs, and in lively artwork found in the home. Chalk art and lettering pros Amanda Arneill and Shannon Roberts have teamed up to provide friendly, step-by-step instruction in chalk lettering and art, teaching you all you need to know to create your own chalk masterpieces: Getting started– the basics of making and seasoning your own chalkboards Lettering– various alphabets and lettering styles Illustration– steps and processes in chalk art, including banners, flowers and more Design– brings lettering and art techniques together with guided chalk projects ideas Are you ready to take your chalk skills to the next level?!

The Complete Book of Calligraphy Lettering

The Complete Book of Calligraphy   Lettering
Author: Cari Ferraro
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 243
Release: 2018
Genre: Calligraphy
ISBN: 9781633225954

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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.

The Great Big Book of Amazing Creative Lettering

The Great Big Book of Amazing Creative Lettering
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2017-05
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 1488930465

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With step-by-step instruction and full alphabets for over 40 cool lettering styles, The Great Big Book of Amazing Creative Lettering is the perfect way to master the art of creative lettering! This fantastic binder includes a chapter with an introduction to lettering, as well as in-depth instructions and examples of loads of lettering styles - Gothic Medieval Blackletter, Vintage & Retro, Calligraphy Brush Style, Silver Screen, Comic Cartoon Graffiti and much more!

Lettering for Absolute Beginners Workbook

Lettering for Absolute Beginners Workbook
Author: Danielle Stringer
Publsiher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2021-01-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9781607657217

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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.

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Modern Calligraphy Workshop
Author: Imogen Owens
Publsiher: Quadrille Publishing
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2017-04-04
Genre: Art
ISBN: 1849499071

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Learn how to create beautiful, handlettered stationery, art, and other decorations with sophisticated, interactive book full of exquisite sample alphabets, fun exercises, and simple step-by-step projects. From modern calligraphy in ink to hand lettering in chalk on blackboard and brush lettering in paint, discover a variety of ingenious and unique ways to turn words and letters into wonderful projects. Learn to create eyecatching letterforms, embellish with flourishes, free-brush letters on canvas, and digitize your work for printing. Modern Calligraphy Workshop will give you the inspiration as well as the skills to turn your everyday handwriting into artwork.

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
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2017-09
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9781633223417

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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.