Easy Creative Lettering: A Step-by-Step Guide to Lettering, Flourishing, and More

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Easy Creative Lettering: A Step-by-Step Guide to Lettering, Flourishing, and More

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It's easy to learn to draw stylish and creative letters with this beginner's guide

Creative lettering looks fancy, but don't be intimidated—anyone can learn the basic strokes and combine them to make something beautiful! Inside this beginner's guide you'll find all the help you need to unleash your artistic side and give your lettering tons of personality. Righties and lefties are welcome, and no perfect handwriting skills are required.

Try your hand at 10 charming alphabets in script, serif, and sans serif styles. Each alphabet includes a complete sample with easy-to-follow instructions and worksheets for every capital letter, lowercase letter, and number. Follow along step-by-step right in the book, and even download extra practice sheets online. Finally, learn embellishments and flourishes to inspire your own original compositions!

This book of calligraphy for beginners features:

  • Stroke basics—Discover the nine basic lettering strokes and how to form and join letters, complete with visual examples for tricky combinations like o and n.
  • Art supply suggestions—Learn to use both brush and round pens, and get specific recommendations for the best pens, paper, and other supplies for creative lettering.
  • Creative projects—Eight fun projects invite you to apply your new lettering skills to stationary, chalk signs, shoes, and more.

Discover how easy it can be to get started with the art of hand lettering thanks to this beginner's guide.

MISSY BRIGGS is a full-time artist and the author of Easy Creative Lettering. She turns creative lettering into an approachable art form for all—especially fellow lefties—and provides demos, tips, and tricks to her loyal following on Instagram @missybriggs and at MissyBriggs.com.

ISBN: 9781646115051

ISBN-10: 9781646115051

Publisher: Rockridge Press

Publication Date: 06/23/2020 - 12:00am

On Sale: 06/23/2020 - 12:00am

Pages: 148

Language: English

Categories

Art / Techniques / Calligraphy

Design / Graphic Arts / Typography

Crafts & Hobbies