The Little Book of Lettering & Word Design
More Than 50 Tips and Techniques for Mastering a Variety of Stylish, Elegant, and Contemporary Hand-Writte
ISBN10: 1633224716 ISBN13: 9781633224711 Contributors: Stevens, John Publisher: Walter Foster Pub Published: Mar 6 2018 Pages: 128 Weight: 0.72lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.50" Depth: 0.55" Language: English
In this new series from Walter Foster Publishing, artists and art hobbyists alike will delight in learning a variety of fun and interesting art topics in a portable format boasting a fresh, contemporary design. Filled with open practice pages, creative exercises, and art prompts, The Little Book of Lettering & Word Design encourages interactivity for immediate results, while also teaching beginners the fundamentals of the featured medium in an engaging and fun way.
In The Little Book of Lettering & Word Design, aspiring artists will discover how to create a range of classic and contemporary calligraphy and hand-lettered fonts. Internationally acclaimed calligrapher John Stevens and other renowned hand-lettering artists lead the way with tips and techniques.
Following an introduction to inks, nibs, pens, and papers, as well as an overview of basic techniques, readers will learn dozens of original alphabets and lettering designs ranging from funky and fun, to elegant and embellished. Tips for adding personal touches to letters and designing personalized alphabets are also included
With an alphabet and lettering design for every occasion and easy-to-follow instructions, this book is perfect for everyone who wants to create stunning handwriting and calligraphy.