Your cart is empty
Calligraphy is a classic style of writing that conjures up images of
fountain pens and old block-style fonts. The carefully swirling ink is
reminiscent of a bygone era when people took the time to handwrite
beautiful letters in flowing script. Now, calligraphy is experiencing a
fashionable resurgence as people want to step back and learn the slow
art of lettering.
Calligraphy is a classic style of writing that conjures up images of
fountain pens and old block-style fonts, and days where people took the
time to hand-write beautiful letters in flowing script to their loves
Bursting with innovative inspiration, Creative Lettering Masterclass
will have you illustrating beautiful letters, words and phrases in no
time at all! Created in collaboration with professional hand-letterers,
this instructional guide includes hand-lettering alphabets, exercises,
and fun projects for beginners and experienced letterers alike.
Personalize Your Life by Hand Lettering All the Things Unleash your creativity with the ultimate hand lettering crafts book. In this new workbook, Amy Latta, bestselling author of Hand Lettering for Relaxation, guides you through 25 beginner-friendly craft tutorials in her signature down-to-earth writing style that makes hand lettering and DIY art achievable for anyone. You'll be so inspired, you won't want to stop until everything in your home and wardrobe is transformed with a beautiful, inspirational message! Everything you need to get started is here in these pages. Each project teaches the basics of a new skill, starting with Faux Calligraphy and simple embellishments, then expanding into more advanced fonts and techniques--all while teaching you how to work on any surface you can imagine. Packed with step-by-step photographs and practice pages, this book is truly a one-stop resource. Add a pop of personality to your living room with a Farmhouse-Style Throw Pillow, wear your feelings on your sleeve with an Embroidered Denim Jacket or even add a motivational phrase to your phone with a Custom Phone Case. From mugs and mirrors to signs, shirts and shoes, there's no limit to what you can create.
The Calligraphy Masterclass Carry Case is the ultimate introduction to
the beautiful art of lettering and handwriting. Follow the simple
instructions to master classic alphabet scripts and learn how to modify
these styles to produce an infinite range of stunning effects.
An ideal resource for artists, illustrators and anyone in need of distinctive graphics for an unlimited number of print projects. These elegant calligraphic alphabets are copyright-free and ready to use. Classic and modern styles are featured in a selection of 100 different fonts. Upper-case letters are included in each alphabet, and most also contain lower-case letters and the numerals 0 through 9.
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 craftWhere to get the proper ink and paperHow to master several alphabetsDifferent variations to change the look of lettersHow to mix and match your alphabetsHow to create a poster, sign, or certificateWays to design and letter a quotationCommon 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
A magnificent and varied collection of alphabet stencils featuring type fonts ranging from the classic and traditional to the whimsical, exotic and modern. l
Learn how to combine watercolor illustrations with hand lettering to create beautiful art and gifts. Self-taught artist Tanje Poeltl shares the tips, tricks and know-how she's learned on her creative journey so that you can fast-track your skills. Discover the materials you'll need in terms of paints, brushes, paper and pens, then get started with Tanja's exercises to learn the basic techniques of watercolour painting and hand lettering. 20 amazing step-by-step projects include ideas for gift boxes, journals, greetings cards, jar labels, posters, hoop art, table runners, height charts, box frames and more - all beautifully illustrated in a modern yet timeless style. Kickstart your own creative journey with this accessible and indispensable guide to easy watercolour and hand lettering techniques and make art that makes you happy!
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.
Admired for its beauty, grace and fluidity, copperplate calligraphy is perhaps the most popular writing style for social correspondence. This practical guide teaches students to handle the alphabet, numbers and punctuation, color and paper; how to write simple paragraphs, quotations, poems, cards, invitations and more. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Bibliography. Index.
Packed with fresh ideas for calligraphy techniques, styles and subjects, this book is a visual feast of inspiration for all abilities, whether you're new to calligraphy or looking to reinvigorate your practice. Boost your creativity with the help of more than 80 artworks by contemporary, international calligraphers, each demonstrating an interesting or innovative approach. Techniques include hot foiling, laser cutting and brush calligraphy, as well as general inspiration such as practising calligraphy on baubles, making calligraphy wrapping paper and customising your own tools. Explore both new and old methods and discover the basic skills to excel at this ancient art form. The art of calligraphy is the ultimate way to relax, restore and create beautiful pieces of art - and this book is sure to renew your creativity.
In a world saturated by computer-generated fonts, more and more artists and crafters are turning to the organic art of hand lettering. The Art of Calligraphy & Lettering offers a broad scope of instruction, starting with basic calligraphic alphabets and moving to unique modern characters. Creative step-by-step demonstrations introduce readers to illumination and word painting while inspirational projects teach beginners how to incorporate their new skills into a variety of crafts. From adding decorative flourishes to guilding, this book covers it all
Calligraphy is an ancient art that even today finds a wide range of applications in a variety of fields and it has become increasingly popular as a hobby. This manual, prepared by an expert in the field, Laura Toffaletti, introduces beginners to the practice of calligraphy, revealing its secrets and explaining the main techniques in a simple and intuitive manner, also thanks to the clear and attractive illustrations. Templates, calligraphic tables and delightful examples of use accompany those who are learning this skill for the first time. The expert teaching method leaves room to develop a personal style and to express individual creativity. The first section of the manual introduces the world of calligraphy today, and is followed by a presentation of the basic tools for beginners who want to start practicing. The main templates of the alphabets (upper and lower case) with the relative practical exercises form the main part of the manual and teach how to form the letters correctly. In the second part, the practical examples presented give precious advice on using calligraphy, for greetings cards, place cards, invitations and many other interesting ideas there: at the end of the book there are 48 pages of exercises to practice.
Kirsten Burke's Little Book of Calming Calligraphy is full of beautiful quotes and patterns to trace, alongside inspirational examples from Kirsten herself. This book is designed to give you a break from the stresses of your busy day, even if it's only for 5 minutes, to lose yourself in the rhythmic strokes of your lettering. Focus on her favourite uplifting words as you practise your calligraphy skills, with short exercises from 5 to 30 minutes, so no matter how little time you have, you are sure to be able to fit some calming calligraphy into your day. Peppered with helpful reminders and tips from Kirsten, the book is aimed at those who have some experience in calligraphy and are looking for a relaxing opportunity to practise. For those who have not tried their hand at calligraphy before, we suggest reading Kirsten Burke's Secrets of Modern Calligraphy for more in-depth tutorials on how to master the art of modern calligraphy.
These copybooks lay flat and are easier to use since there is no binding to contend with. In the mid-1800's, the Spencerian form of penmanship became a standard. An elegant handwriting was much prized. Today, in our computer age, a fine, beautiful, and legible handwriting brings a warm personal touch to our correspondence. These books, 5 copybooks (available separately or as a set), may be used to introduce cursive writing to second or third graders or to improve the handwriting of older students or adults.
User-friendly instructions from an expert on recreating the four major medieval styles (early medieval Roman rustic, early Uncial, Carolingian, and late medieval Gothic textura) come to life with profiles of a figure from each era (Julius Caesar, King Arthur, Charlemagne, Robin Hood). Expert advice on spacing, paragraphing, punctuation, and layout plus suggestions for tools and materials.
An essential guide for all calligraphers - whether they are amateurs or professionals. The book contains over 100 different alphabets with detailed instructions on how to draw all the letters. Its wire binding means that the book will lie flat and be easy to work from. There is also useful information about tools and materials, basic layouts and illumination and ornamentation. A must for the reference shelves of all calligraphers. 100 beautifully crafted calligraphic hands show step-by-step pen strokes and common group structures. Points of interest within each hand ensure correct representation of the characters. An extensive preparatory section details tools, materials and basic techniques. Beginners and experienced calligraphers alike will be able to extend their repertoire with ease, effortlessly learning new hands and refining their art.
You may like...
The Art of Cursive Penmanship - A…
Michael R Sull Spiral bound
Watercolor Lettering - A Step-by-Step…
Jess Park Paperback
Artful Alphabets - 55 Inspiring Hand…
Joanne Sharpe Paperback
Hand Lettering for Beginners - Simple…
Sarah Ensign Spiral bound
How To Draw Creative Hand Lettering
Mark Bergin Paperback
Brush Lettering - An Instructional…
Marilyn Reaves Paperback
Italic and Copperplate Calligraphy
Eleanor Winters Paperback
James Trapp Hardcover
Hand Lettered Truth - 60 Inspiring…
Debbie Bratton Hardcover
Dick Jackson Paperback