In an increasingly digital and impersonal world, hand-lettering is more popular than ever. A way to personalize everything from book covers to T-shirts and restaurant menus, as well as a form of self-expression and cutting-edge design, writing by hand makes the written word immediate and intimate. This beautiful and inviting book serves as an inspiring primer and an interactive workbook, covering: ? Typography basics, including history and trends ? Fearless self-expression through playfulness ? Embracing the creative process, including tips from top illustrators and the art of ´´sketchploration´´ ? Inspiration for adding personal touches to any kind of handlettered text Creative prompts encourage readers to create their own serifs, create lettering from found objects, make a type self-portrait, collage with found type, recreate a favorite book cover with hand-lettering, play with shading and perspective, and more. Featuring a lively (and hand-lettered) design and engaging exercises, the book will appeal to designers and illustrators as well as doodlers, hobbyists, and anyone who enjoys putting real pen to real paper. And check out Cristina´s newest hand-lettered book, Adult-ish!
Scratch & Create: I Love Hand Lettering:Design Your Own Quotes with 16 Scratch Boards and 4 Alphabet and Ornament Stencils Shandra Smith
If you think creating beautiful and graceful calligraphy requires years of training and a closet full of fancy pens and exotic inks, think again! Here, the authors explain how anyone can use simple tools and materials found in ordinary craft stores, as well as Q-tips, sponges, and other common items, to produce outstanding results. They provide examples of a dozen alphabet styles, as well as many decorative details. Color photography reveals more than merely the necessary brush and pen techniques--it also shows a vast range of ideas for using calligraphy in new and surprising ways.
Schönschrift macht Freude! In ´´´´Hand Lettering Alphabete´´´´ erklärt Tanja ´´´´Frau Hölle´´´´ Cappel alles, was man über Handlettering, Brush Lettering und Kalligrafie wissen muss. Im Handumdrehen wird man dank der vielen Anleitungen, Übungen und Rastern zum Lettering-Profi. Exklusiv für das Buch entworfen...