Creative Lettering And Beyond Timeless Calligraphy

Creative Lettering and Beyond  Timeless Calligraphy
Publisher Walter Foster Publishing
Release Date
Category Art
Total Pages 144
ISBN 9781633227293
Rating 4.5/5 from 2 reviews
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Discover everything you need to know about historic flourished hands and how to create elegant, modern artwork inspired by traditional calligraphy techniques in this follow-up to the first and best-selling lettering book in Walter Foster’s Creative…and Beyond series. Beginning with an introduction to pointed pen and how to get started with this timeless tool, you’ll find a brief overview of the recommended tools and materials, as well as how to set up your work space. In addition, you will explore essential techniques used throughout the book, learn to hold the pen properly, and find tips for warming up. Talented artist and teacher Laura Lavender introduces you to a wide range of traditional, historic flourished hands and lettering styles, including Copperplate, Spencerian, Italian hand, Bickham script, Victorian embellished capitals, Art Nouveau capitals, Gothic capitals, and more. Each style includes an engaging introduction and history of the hand, an alphabet sampler, step-by-step instructions for creating the letters, and lots of inspirational examples and ideas for using the hand. Throughout the book, you will also find practice templates that can be copied and used time and again to perfect your technique and style. Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy is the ideal guide for learning the techniques of traditional lettering styles.

Creative Lettering and Beyond  Timeless Calligraphy
  • Author : Laura Lavender
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30

Discover everything you need to know about historic flourished hands and how to create elegant, modern artwork inspired by traditional calligraphy techniques in this follow-up to the first and best-selling lettering book in Walter Foster’s Creative…and Beyond series. Beginning with an introduction to pointed pen and how to

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Creative Lettering and Beyond
  • Author : Gabri Joy Kirkendall,Laura Lavender,Julie Manwaring,Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-11-03

Creative Lettering and Beyond combines the artistic talents, inspirational tips, and tutorials of four professional hand letterers and calligraphers for a dynamic and interactive learning experience. After a brief introduction to the various tools and materials, artists and lettering enthusiasts will learn how to master the art of hand lettering

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The Art of Brush Lettering
  • Author : Kelly Klapstein
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-11-28

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

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Extraordinary Hand Lettering
  • Author : Doris Wai
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-11-07

Are you a curious hand lettering beginner or long-time enthusiast looking to take your craft to the next level? Or are you a DIY guru or event planner wishing to breathe new life into a boring gift, event signage, or party décor? Extraordinary Hand Lettering opens your eyes to

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Copperplate Calligraphy from A to Z
  • Author : Sarah Richardson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-11-27

Learn and perfect the classic, yet once again popular, script with this easy-to-use, full-color, and very modern guide. Pointed pen calligraphy doesn’t have to be intimidating! This photo-packed guide breaks down every skill, step and stroke into easy-to-learn techniques. It shows you how to build a solid foundation in

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Be Patient  Be Present  Be Joyful
  • Author : Ryan M Stanley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-07-04

Certified Professional Life and Self Leadership Coach, Ryan Stanley, takes some of the biggest concepts of personal growth and self-development, and condenses them down to a quick and easy to read, fun but poignant self-study guide.

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The Complete Book of Calligraphy   Lettering
  • Author : Cari Ferraro
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018

"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."

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Creative Painting   Beyond
  • Author : Alix Adams,Chelsea Foy,Gabri Kirkendall
  • Publisher : Walter Foster
  • Release Date : 2015-07-01

Full of inspiration, easy instruction, gorgeous artwork, and myriad ideas for artists to explore, Creative Painting & Beyond is sure to bring out the artist in everyone. Learn how to create beautiful and whimsical artwork with Creative Painting & Beyond, a vibrant, interactive book packed with creative prompts, tips, exercises, and engaging

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Calligraphic Drawing
  • Author : Schin Loong
  • Publisher : Rockport Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-11-13

Masters of penmanship in the past advertised their copperplate skills by shaping their calligraphy and flourishes into elaborate pictorial designs. Now the art of the flourish is back. Calligraphic Drawing, written and illustrated by Schin Loong, is a hands-on guide to modern penmanship art, ranging from animals to people, to

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Copperplate Calligraphy
  • Author : Laura Di Piazza
  • Publisher : Here+now
  • Release Date : 2017-04-17

Improve your pointed pen script with this Copperplate Calligraphy workbook, developed by a professional calligrapher with over 18 years of experience. Each letter is illustrated with stroke by stroke examples. Students are encouraged to letter over the gray letters and then practice them free-hand on the blank guideline sheets.

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Creative Folk Art and Beyond
  • Author : Flora Waycott,Oana Befort,Marenthe Otten,Terri Fry Kasuba
  • Publisher : Walter Foster
  • Release Date : 2017-11

Continuing the hugely popular Creative … and Beyond series, Creative Folk Art and Beyond features the whimsical and colorful folk-art style of Scandinavia … and beyond! Inspired by the concept of hygge, Creative Folk Art and Beyond includes creative prompts, easy exercises, and step-by-step projects that embrace all things Scandinavian. No matter

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Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy
  • Author : Eleanor Winters
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2000-05-08

Practical guide teaches elegant 18th-century writing style. Each letterform demonstrated stroke by stroke with clear explanation. Write quotations, poems, invitations, more. Numerous black-and-white illus. Bibliography.

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Lettering with Purpose
  • Author : Brittany Luiz
  • Publisher : Walter Foster Jr
  • Release Date : 2017-09

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

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Mastering Calligraphy
  • Author : Gaye Godfrey-Nicholls
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2013-03-05

The centuries-old art of calligraphy has rarely witnessed a more diverse and prolific explosion of new work than in today's hand-lettering revival. Mastering the Art of Calligraphy is the most comprehensive and up-to-date volume on this traditional craft and its contemporary practice. Brimming with both practical instruction and more than 700

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The Art of the Personal Letter
  • Author : Margaret Shepherd
  • Publisher : Broadway
  • Release Date : 2008

In a practical guide to creating meaningful and memorable written messages, the author explains how to write a well crafted letter to suit a variety of circumstances, ranging from condolence and congratulations to illness and fund-raising.

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