Brush Pen Lettering

A Step-by-Step Workbook for Learning Decorative Scripts and Creating Inspired Styles

Author: Grace Song

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 1612436897

Category: Art

Page: N.A

View: 926

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 sheets

Brush Pen Lettering

A Step-By-Step Workbook for Learning Decorative Scripts and Creating Inspired Styles

Author: Grace Song

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781612436838

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 2416

The first book dedicated entirely to the use and mastery of modern brush pens Brush pen lettering is a beautiful, modern style of calligraphy that has begun appearing on everything from inspirational posters to personal stationery. Using a combination of strokes, curves, and flourishes, brush lettering can transform ordinary cards, invitations, and products into inspired works of art. This easy-to-follow guide includes instructions and techniques for a wide range of lettering. It offers you the quickest and easiest way to create a unique script that can become your signature style. Featuring hundreds of step-by-step photos and practice pages,Brush Pen Lettering works equally well whether you are a longtime enthusiasts or beginners. After working through the exercises in the book, you will gain a mastery of basic techniques and see how to develop a personal style for use on stationery, art work, home goods, and more.

Brush Pen Lettering

A Step-By-Step Workbook for Learning Decorative Scripts and Creating Inspired Styles

Author: Sharisse Deleon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781612436364

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 7898

Offering step-by-step photos and clear instructions, this book is the ideal tool for brush pens aficionados Using a combination of strokes, curves, and flourishes, you can use brush pens to transform ordinary cards, invitations, and products into inspired works of art. This easy-to-follow guide includes the instructions and techniques you need to create a unique script that can become your signature style. With its quick-and-easy visual tutorials, "Brush Pen Lettering" works equally well for longtime enthusiasts and beginners alike. After working through the exercises in the book, you will gain a mastery of basic and advanced techniques and most importantly understand how to develop your own personal style for stationery, art work, home goods, and more.

The Art of Brush Lettering

A Stroke-by-Stroke Guide to the Practice and Techniques of Creative Lettering and Calligraphy

Author: Kelly Klapstein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1631593552

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 6272

Popular Instagram brush lettering artist Kelly Klapstein takes a simple, serene approach to teaching the art of creating beautiful letterforms with easy to use and richly colored brush pens. Kelly begins by guiding you through the tools you’ll be using, and the best ways to position pen, hand, and paper. Kelly demonstrates a range of basic strokes along with drill sheets for practice and improvement. In addition to providing detailed instructions and tracing guides for both lowercase and uppercase alphabets, Kelly gives tutorials on freestyle lettering, faux calligraphy, and special effects. Also included are lowercase and uppercase A to Z exemplars for both large and small brush pens. Drill sheets, tracing guides, worksheets, and exemplars are perforated for easy removal.

The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide

A Complete Step-by-Step Creative Workbook to Jump-Start Modern Calligraphy Skills

Author: Peggy Dean

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0399582185

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 8075

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.

Lettering with Purpose

Creative Techniques and Prompts for Making Meaningful, Inspirational Hand-lettered Art

Author: Brittany Luiz

Publisher: Walter Foster Jr

ISBN: 1633223426

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 7554

Lettering with Purpose is a beautiful and thoughtful book for anyone interested in developing their own artistic alphabet. Whether you’re hoping to personalize greeting cards, or just enjoy the art, hand lettering is an uplifting and compelling craft to learn. Aspiring artists and lettering enthusiasts will explore and deepen their understanding of this art form by delving into a variety of lettering techniques. You will also enjoy 100 reflective lettering prompts to spur the imagination and help readers answer the question: "What should I write?" Your lettering journey will begin with lettering basics. This intuitive guide includes suggested tools and materials, the anatomy of letters, how to pair different lettering styles, and thorough tutorials on working with a variety of mediums. You’ll be creating striking layouts and compositions in no time. Additionally, artists will find a wide range of lettering styles and techniques demonstrated step by step, including brush calligraphy, bounce lettering, and more, plus complete alphabet ideas that include reproducible practice pages that can be used to perfect their skills. Once your artistic bones are there, move on to adding embellishments and flourishes! Add pizzazz to your work with frames, laurels and garlands, flowers, swirls, and more. To cap it all off, a section of perforated pages at the back of the book contains fully illustrated frames, with blank openings so readers can fill them in with their own inspired lettered designs.

Hand Lettering for Relaxation

An Inspirational Workbook for Creating Beautiful Lettered Art

Author: Amy Latta

Publisher: Page Street Publishing

ISBN: 1624144810

Category: Art

Page: 208

View: 2052

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-toearth 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.

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

A Mark-Making Workbook for Crafters, Cardmakers, and Journal Artists

Author: Lisa Engelbrecht

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 161059438X

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 2969

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 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.

Brush Pen Lettering Practice Book

Modern Calligraphy Drills, Measured Guidelines and Practice Sheets to Perfect Your Basic Strokes, Letterforms and Words

Author: Grace Song

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 1612438482

Category: Art

Page: N.A

View: 6900

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

Calligraphy Workbook for Beginners

Author: Maureen Peters

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0811766101

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 4524

Try your hand at a beautiful, classic and modern style of writing! A basic, how-to book for beginners featuring 5 popular fonts or hands, Italic, Uncial, Foundational, Gothic, and Casual Pointed Pen, shown in step-by-step detail. The author, an experienced teacher of calligraphy, builds the letters, numbers, and punctuation, giving over 300 photos for each style, so beginners can see the strokes, how the pen is held, and how the characters take form. Pens, papers, inks—all the tools are covered along with necessary techniques, so beginners can use this workbook approach to build mastery of a full range of hands—from the oldest, most traditional to contemporary—quickly and confidently.

Watercolor Lettering

A Step-by-Step Workbook for Painting Embellished Scripts and Beautiful Art

Author: Jessica Park

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 161243861X

Category: Art

Page: N.A

View: 6069

Learn to Paint Gorgeous Colorful Lettering 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

Modern Calligraphy

Everything You Need to Know to Get Started in Script Calligraphy

Author: Molly Suber Thorpe

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1250152453

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 4170

Learn script calligraphy from an in-demand calligrapher and wedding invitation designer 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 designer and calligrapher based in Los Angeles, works closely with her international clients to give them the distinctive products they're looking for. Now 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.

Hand Lettering A to Z

A World of Creative Ideas for Drawing and Designing Alphabets

Author: Abbey Sy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1631592823

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 2790

Your hand lettering contains a little bit of you! It expresses what you have to say, and demonstrates your creativity in all your communications. In Hand Lettering A to Z, artist and author Abbey Sy has invited four international artists--Meg Hyland, Joao Neves, Tessa Go, and Lisa Lorek--to join her in designing all new alphabets for you to draw and use in many different languages. You don’t have to be a trained artist to master the art of hand lettering. These alphabets are for every skill level, and will suits any taste: colorful, or black and white, classic or just plain fun. It’s all about getting creative with the twenty-six letters and a little bit of you.

Hand-Lettering

An Interactive Guide to the Art of Drawing Letters

Author: Megan Wells

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.

ISBN: 1441325700

Category: Design

Page: N.A

View: 4477


Calligraphy For Dummies

Author: Jim Bennett

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118051297

Category: Art

Page: 336

View: 2320

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!

Spencerian Handwriting

The Complete Collection of Theory and Practical Workbooks for Perfect Cursive and Hand Lettering

Author: Platts Roger Spencer

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 1612435289

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 437


Modern Calligraphy Workshop

The Creative Art of Pen, Brush and Chalk Lettering

Author: Imogen Owens

Publisher: Quadrille Publishing

ISBN: 9781849499071

Category: Art

Page: 144

View: 6387

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.

Learn Calligraphy

The Complete Book of Lettering and Design

Author: Margaret Shepherd

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 0770434592

Category: Art

Page: 168

View: 656

In an age of myriad computer fonts and instant communication, your handwriting style is increasingly a very personal creation. In this book, Margaret Shepherd, America's premier calligrapher, shows you that calligraphy is not simply a craft you can learn, but an elegant art form that you can make your own. Calligraphy remains perennially popular, often adorning wedding invitations, diplomas, and commercial signs. Whether it is Roman, Gothic, Celtic, Bookhand, or Italic style, calligraphy conveys class and elegance. Margaret Shepherd makes this ancient art form accessible in a completely hand-lettered technical guide that will: * Provide context for calligraphy as an art, exploring the rich tradition of hand-lettering and mapping the evolution of the most popular styles. * Give detailed technical advice on choosing pens, paper, and inks, setting up your workspace, mastering various pen angles, along with step-by-step illustrations to guide you as you practice. * Explain which alphabets are appropriate for different forms of writing. For example, the Roman alphabet works well for short, unpunctuated passages, while the Italic alphabet is more suited to informal everyday communication. * Encourage you to personalize your lettering by using variant strokes and interpreting how you would like the words to look on the page. * Inspire you with carefully chosen illustrations and examples, which bring letters to life. In Margaret Shepherd's own words, "Calligraphy trains not only your eye and hand, but your mind as well." Learn Calligraphy is the authoritative primer for this age-old craft, and will help develop a new appreciation for lettering as you discover your creative personality.

My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy

Author: Guillaume Olive,Zihong He

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462909876

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 524

My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy is a fun and engaging introduction to one of China's most popular arts and crafts for kids. Calligraphy—the art of producing decorative handwriting or lettering with a pen or brush—has been around for thousands of years. In this fun calligraphy for kids book, readers will follow along with Mimi, an eight year old, who takes her first steps towards learning this magical art. Dive in, and explore: The Evolution of Chinese Writing—how Chinese characters first began, thousands of years ago, and how they have evolved The Order of the Strokes—learn how to write the strokes in the correct order The Radicals—what are they, and how to unlock their secrets The Four Treasures of Calligraphy— the four essential tools to get started Movements and Position—how to master your mind's focus, your breathing and even how to move The Five Styles of Calligraphy—Zhuan Shu (seal), Li Shu (clerical), Kai Shu (regular), Cao Shu (cursive), and Xing Shu (running) The Eight Strokes— how to draw the 8 strokes; with them, you can write anything Writing a Character in Calligraphy—create an entire character in calligraphy