THE ART OF BRUSH LETTERING

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The Art Of Brush Lettering

Author : Kelly Klapstein
ISBN : 9781631593550
Genre : Art
File Size : 84.80 MB
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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.
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Brush Strokes Workbook

Author : Shelley Hitz
ISBN : 1946118079
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Do you want to learn brush lettering as a hobby that is relaxing and creates beautiful art, but you don't know where to start? Maybe you are confused about all the options available for brush pens and markers. You don't want to invest a lot of money in markers when you don't know which one is the best for a beginner. Or maybe you have tried brush lettering and you have given up because you could not get the hang of it. This workbook will give you all the tools you need to succeed. You will learn the top 12 mistakes to avoid so you can get started on a solid foundation. Not only will you learn the proper way to hold a brush pen, you will discover the best pens for beginners. You will learn the anatomy of the lowercase alphabet and how to form each letter. You will know exactly when to lift your pen and when to make a stroke so you can eliminate any guesswork about what to do. Then, you will discover how to connect letters so that by the end of the workbook you will be able to letter a phrase to create a hand lettered greeting card. The workbook also covers advanced lettering topics like bounce lettering, flourishing, layouts, discovering your own lettering style, and more. You will get multiple practice sheets, lettering exemplars, instruction, inspiration, and encouragement. Not only is lettering relaxing, it also produces a beautiful outcome you can use for gifts, cards, artwork, and more. Get started with brush lettering the best way for success!
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The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide

Author : Peggy Dean
ISBN : 9780399582189
Genre : Art
File Size : 52.16 MB
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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.
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The Art Of Watercolor Lettering

Author : Kelly Klapstein
ISBN : 9781631597800
Genre : Art
File Size : 47.85 MB
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Learn to letter beautifully with watercolor. In this stunning follow-up to her highly praised and influential first book, The Art of Brush Lettering, lettering expert and workshop instructor Kelly Klapstein (popular on Instagram as @kellycreates) shares her secrets for mastering the essential techniques for creating lovely modern lettering and calligraphy with watercolor. Start with the basics, from choosing paints, brushes, and other supplies to preparing your paper for painting. Learn to handle watercolor paints with essential strokes and warm-ups. Explore painting letterforms in a variety of styles,from traditional to modern. Try a range of creative techniques, including blending ombrés and rainbows, creating pictorial letterforms, and combining watercolor with other mediums. Enhance your lettering with special touches by complementing it with handpainted backgrounds and simple illustrations. With The Art of Watercolor Lettering, you’ll learn how to master the medium—and how to go with the watercolor flow—to create one-of-a-kind lettered art and calligraphy that reflect your unique personal style.
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Brush Lettering Made Simple

Author : Chrystal Elizabeth
ISBN : 9781624146794
Genre : Art
File Size : 63.72 MB
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Add Beautiful Effects to Your Brush Lettered Artwork and Enhance Your Hand Lettering Fantastic brush lettering artwork is right at your fingertips—and far easier to achieve than you think—with renowned lettering artist Chrystal Elizabeth’s simple step-by-step guide. In Brush Lettering Made Simple, she reveals her secrets to mastering a vast array of brush lettering techniques, including di erent fonts, styles, flourishes, e ects and mediums. You’ll begin with the basics—how to form letters, then connect them to form words—and work your way up to more tricky techniques, such as lettering with watercolors, as well as how to make your lines and transitions as smooth as a professional lettering artist. Learn how to create the most popular brush lettering e ects, such as galaxy, ombre and blended colors, and how to add drop shadows behind your text to make your words really pop! Chrystal also shows you how to bring beauty and depth to your lettering projects with colorful backgrounds and borders. Doodling is encouraged in this interactive workbook, which features special high-quality art paper and beautifully bordered blank pages where you can practice your new skills. With more than 45 easy-to-follow tutorials, you’ll be creating elegant, professional-looking lettering projects in no time.
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The Lettering Workshops

Author : Francis Chouquet
ISBN : 9781681984469
Genre : Art
File Size : 59.97 MB
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In The Lettering Workshops, you’ll learn all about the art and practice of drawing letters using hands-on techniques in 30 lessons across five workshops. Whether you’re a beginner or a professional graphic designer, you'll quickly learn how to develop and advance your lettering skills.

In this richly illustrated book of lessons and exercises, you’ll find:

    5 Workshops to learn the art of drawing letters—from an introduction to brush lettering and lettering script to the decoration of letters; from the secrets of good composition to the process of digitization and vectorization of your type
    30 Exercises that gradually develop from beginner through intermediate and advanced levels
    16 Analyses of lettering samples to understand what makes good lettering
    52 Inspirational contributions in featured galleries from international letterers and brands
    160 Pages for all skill levels
    26 Letters to learn and explore

TABLE OF CONTENTS

    What Is Lettering?
    Why This Book?
    First Lesson
    Lettering, Calligraphy, or Typography?
    Basics and Technical Vocabulary

WORKSHOP 1: DISCOVERING BRUSH LETTERING

    Exercise 1: Finding the Right Position
    Exercise 2: Setting Up a Grid
    Exercise 3: Carrying Out the First Motions
    Exercise 4: Drawing the Letters
    Exercise 5: Connecting the Letters
    Exercise 6: Reworking Your Drafts
    Analysis of Lettering Samples
    Gallery

WORKSHOP 2: INTRODUCTION TO SCRIPT LETTERING

    Exercise 1: Discovering the Skeleton Technique
    Exercise 2: Drawing an Alphabet
    Exercise 3: Drawing a Complete Word
    Exercise 4: Lettering in a Classic Script
    Exercise 5: Leaving Your Comfort Zone!
    Analysis of Lettering Samples
    Gallery

WORKSHOP 3: USING TYPOGRAPHIC CHARACTERS

    Exercise 1: Embellishing a Letter
    Exercise 2: Practicing on a Complete Word
    Exercise 3: Going Further with Vintage Style
    Exercise 4: Discovering Interlock
    Exercise 5: Practicing Interlock with Serifs
    Exercise 6: Producing a Complete Interlock Lettering Project
    Analysis of Lettering Samples
    Gallery

WORKSHOP 4: THE SECRETS OF GOOD COMPOSITION

    Exercise 1: Thinking in Terms of the Block
    Exercise 2: Completing the First Sketches
    Exercise 3: Choosing the Styles for Each Word
    Exercise 4: Drawing the Skeleton
    Exercise 5: Developing and Finalizing Your Path
    Analysis of Lettering Samples
    Gallery

WORKSHOP 5: DIGITIZATION AND VECTORIZATION

    Exercise 1: Digitizing and Preparing Your Lettering
    Exercise 2: First Steps in Vectorization
    Exercise 3: Testing the Vertex Theory
    Exercise 4: Vectorizing the Entire Lettering Project
    Exercise 5: Critiquing Your Vectorized Lettering Project
    Exercise 6: Preparing Your Lettering Project without Vectorization
    Exercise 7: Isolating the Lettering
    Exercise 8: Adding Texture to the Lettering Project
    Exercise 9: Finalizing the Composition
    Gallery
    Artists Represented in this Book
    Resources
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Brush Pen Lettering

Author : Grace Song
ISBN : 9781612436890
Genre : Art
File Size : 87.17 MB
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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
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Brush Lettering

Author : Rebecca Cahill Roots
ISBN : 9781849946544
Genre : Art
File Size : 60.3 MB
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A beautifully illustrated practical guide to creating beautiful modern lettering with brushes and brush pens. Learn brush lettering with this creative guide from calligrapher extraordinaire Rebecca Cahill Roots, aka Betty Etiquette. In this quirky and relatable guide, she guides you through how to use brushes and brush pens to make exquisite letterforms. One of the most popular hand-lettering techniques, brush lettering is a beautiful, free-spirited style that, once mastered, is easy to develop into a unique personal style. The book is divided into chapters by type of media, covering ink, watercolour, gouache and brush pens. Each section contains a set of exercises for practising the technique including an alphabet and a set of numbers to copy. To finish off, there's a selection of pretty and practical projects to make using brush lettering, including beautifully decorated celebration cards, cushions and tableware.
Category: Art