Modern Calligraphy Workshop

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ISBN: 1849499071
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Number of pages: 144
Author: Imogen Owens
Publisher: Quadrille Publishing

Download and read online Modern Calligraphy Workshop in PDF and EPUB Learn how to create beautiful, handlettered stationery, art, and other decorations with sophisticated, interactive book full of exquisite sample alphabets, fun exercises, and simple step-by-step projects. From modern calligraphy in ink to hand lettering in chalk on blackboard and brush lettering in paint, discover a variety of ingenious and unique ways to turn words and letters into wonderful projects. Learn to create eyecatching letterforms, embellish with flourishes, free-brush letters on canvas, and digitize your work for printing. Modern Calligraphy Workshop will give you the inspiration as well as the skills to turn your everyday handwriting into artwork.


Modern Calligraphy

Filename: modern-calligraphy.pdf
ISBN: 9781250152459
Release Date: 2017-01-16
Number of pages: 192
Author: Molly Suber Thorpe
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

Download and read online Modern Calligraphy in PDF and EPUB Learn script calligraphy from an in-demand calligrapher and wedding invitation designer Calligraphy is about creating something uniquely beautiful, whether to celebrate a special occasion like marriage or to use every day in the form of stationery. Author Molly Suber Thorpe, an award-winning designer and calligrapher based in Los Angeles, works closely with her international clients to give them the distinctive products they're looking for. Now you can learn from this experienced expert how to master this fresh modern lettering style. The first book to teach this bold new style breaks the calligraphy process down into simple steps so anyone can learn to create their own stunning wedding invitations, thank you cards, gift tags, and more. Starting with an overview of the supplies—from paper to ink to pens—you will learn how to form letters, words, and then phrases by following Molly's clear step-by-step instructions, and by practicing with the provided templates. After mastering letter forms using a pointed pen and ink you can take it to the next level by learning how to use watercolor and gouache, or how to digitize your calligraphy. The twenty projects in the book provide lots of inspiration for making your own and are grouped into three sections: weddings, entertainment, and personal stationery. With loads of ideas, practice exercises, and helpful tips, soon you will be turning out gorgeous script calligraphy pieces like the ones featured in wedding magazines and popular websites like Pinterest.


Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

Filename: modern-calligraphy-and-hand-lettering.pdf
ISBN: 9781610594387
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Number of pages: 160
Author: Lisa Engelbrecht
Publisher: Quarry Books

Download and read online Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering in PDF and EPUB Calligraphy, the art of elegant, beautiful lettering, has increased in popularity over the last several years. From brides who want to address their wedding invitations to do-it-yourselfers who want to prepare certificates or make a family tree, and even for art journalers and scrapbookers who like creative text in their works, calligraphy books and classes are hot. This new-in-paperback book will spark the interest of the calligraphy novice by introducing a new approach to lettering, one that combines a lively combination of traditional lettering styles, fun and scripty modern styles, and artsy street-style lettering, along with project ideas that incorporate creative lettering. The book demonstrates the uses of traditional and cutting edge lettering tools, from classic calligraphy pens to bling-producing metallic foils and glue pens. It introduces a wide array of lettering styles with complete alphabets sample artworks that show an application. Fully stepped-out illustrations break down each letterform, taking the reader through each stroke and a large collection of gallery images provides further inspiration for how to use creative lettering in artwork.


Nib and Ink

Filename: nib-and-ink.pdf
ISBN: 9780753557280
Release Date: 2016-03-10
Number of pages: 128
Author: Chiara Perano
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Nib and Ink in PDF and EPUB Play with typography, get creative with letterforms and develop your own unique handwriting style. This beautiful and immersive guide is full of inspiration, shape and letter templates, modern calligraphy basics, creative prompts and exercises. It also features a handful of simple projects -- from framed quotes and chalkboards to invitations and birthday cards -- complete with plenty of space to practise that will encourage you to discover new, more interesting, more creative, and surprising ways to perk up your correspondence, add a flourish to your stationery and refresh your handwriting.


Hand Lettering and Contemporary Calligraphy

Filename: hand-lettering-and-contemporary-calligraphy.pdf
ISBN: 0785835253
Release Date: 2017-04-10
Number of pages:
Author: Lisa Engelbrecht
Publisher: Crestline Books

Download and read online Hand Lettering and Contemporary Calligraphy in PDF and EPUB Calligraphy, the art of elegant, beautiful lettering, has increased in popularity over the last several years. From brides who want to address their wedding invitations to do-it-yourselfers who want to prepare certificates or make a family tree, and even for art journalers and scrapbookers who like creative text in their works, calligraphy books and classes are hot. This new-in-hardcover book will spark the interest of the calligraphy novice by introducing a new approach to lettering, one that combines a lively combination of traditional lettering styles, fun and scripty modern styles, and artsy street-style lettering, along with project ideas that incorporate creative lettering. The book demonstrates the uses of traditional and cutting edge lettering tools, from classic calligraphy pens to bling-producing metallic foils and glue pens. It introduces a wide array of lettering styles with complete alphabets sample artworks that show an application. Fully stepped-out illustrations break down each letterform, taking the reader through each stroke and a large collection of gallery images provides further inspiration for how to use creative lettering in artwork.


Creative Calligraphy

Filename: creative-calligraphy.pdf
ISBN: 9781590124840
Release Date: 2015-12-20
Number of pages: 48
Author: Kristara Schnippert
Publisher: Annie's Wholesale

Download and read online Creative Calligraphy in PDF and EPUB Calligraphy is a lettering art that anyone can learn with some practice and patience. This book will teach you everything you need to know to get started in modern calligraphy. You’ll learn about the supplies you’ll need such as pen holders, nibs, inks and papers. You’ll master different calligraphy techniques such as holding the pen, dipping the pen into ink, and understanding ink flow and pen pressure. Lettering guide sheets are provided to help you practice the letterforms. A troubleshooting section outlines common issues that every calligrapher deals with and how you can fix them. Once you’ve learned the basics, a photo gallery of projects will inspire you to create your own works of art!


Modern Calligraphy

Filename: modern-calligraphy.pdf
ISBN: 9781409172567
Release Date: 2017-06-01
Number of pages: 168
Author: Lucy Edmonds
Publisher: Orion

Download and read online Modern Calligraphy in PDF and EPUB Beautifully illustrated with a covetable rose gold foil cover, Modern Calligraphy is a step-by-step workbook for those wanting to learn this super trendy form of lettering. Written by Lucy Edmonds, the founder of Quill London, the book will guide readers through the first steps of pointed pen calligraphy, encouraging you to spend an hour a week developing and practicing the new skill. Designed for complete beginners, the book offers tips, tricks and techniques on the materials required and how to use them properly, how to approach the modern calligraphy letterforms, and most importantly explores ways to develop our own modern calligraphy style. You'll learn about inks and how to make your own, brush calligraphy, and what you can do with your new skill - from envelope addressing and event stationery to beautiful dinner party menus and gift tags.


Wedding Calligraphy

Filename: wedding-calligraphy.pdf
ISBN: 9781631581304
Release Date: 2017-05-30
Number of pages: 128
Author: Laura Hooper
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

Download and read online Wedding Calligraphy in PDF and EPUB Add a Personal Touch to Your Special Day Calligraphy is a visual art form that gives handwriting and lettering an ornate and elegant twist. In a day and age when technology and rigid type have run rampant, calligraphy has become an exceedingly popular way to add character, personality, and individuality to even the most formal of affairs. Whether it’s done on stationery, chalkboards, signs, or whatever medium you prefer, this decorative practice is sure to spruce up any celebration. It’s also perfect for invitations and thank-you notes! Although primarily intended for weddings, the lessons learned from this book can be applied to nearly any type of exquisite gathering—proms, bachelorette parties, work functions, barbecues, engagements, showers, receptions, and much more! In addition to the beautiful color photographs that dress the pages throughout, the book features step-by-step DIY project tutorials, sample alphabets and exemplars, tips and techniques for the art of pointed pen, and an introduction to art of calligraphy as it relates to wedding celebrations. Wedding Calligraphy is the go-to guide for aspiring calligraphers and avid professionals alike. Whether you’re interested in making calligraphy and/or lettering a career for yourself, saving some money on your special day, or simply looking to find a new and relaxing hobby, this book is the perfect match.


Nib and Ink a Modern Calligraphy Sketchbook

Filename: nib-and-ink-a-modern-calligraphy-sketchbook.pdf
ISBN: 1419724347
Release Date: 2017-02-07
Number of pages: 176
Author: Chiara Perano
Publisher: Abrams Noterie

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Learn to Draw Calligraphy Animals

Filename: learn-to-draw-calligraphy-animals.pdf
ISBN: 9781631060830
Release Date: 2015-07-07
Number of pages: 76
Author: Andrew Fox
Publisher: Rock Point Gift and Stationery

Download and read online Learn to Draw Calligraphy Animals in PDF and EPUB With just a few strokes of a calligraphy pen, illustrator Andrew Fox can help you to create a fun series of minimalistic animals.


Modern Lettering

Filename: modern-lettering.pdf
ISBN: 1849944474
Release Date: 2017-08-03
Number of pages: 176
Author: Rebecca Cahill Roots
Publisher: Batsford

Download and read online Modern Lettering in PDF and EPUB A practical guide to modern calligraphy, complete with worksheets and projects. In Modern Lettering, you will learn how to create beautiful decorative handwriting in a variety of styles. It’s a fun and immersive guide, inviting you to explore beautiful letterforms, experiment with your own hand-lettering style and use calligraphy for creative projects. Professional calligrapher Rebecca Cahill Roots guides the reader through the basic techniques, sharing useful tips along the way. She brings her own unique style to a range of beautiful modern calligraphy alphabets, each accompanied by worksheets printed on high-quality calligraphy paper for practising. There are tips for mixing fonts, using different coloured inks and beginner’s brush calligraphy. Once you’ve mastered the basic techniques, you can apply your handwriting skills to some of the stylish step-by-step projects featured, including wedding stationery, framed quotes and personalised envelopes. This fun and approachable guide is a must-have for anyone looking to add a personal touch to their lettering, whether it’s for a particular project or for taking up a new hobby.


The Art of Lettering

Filename: the-art-of-lettering.pdf
ISBN: 0008219826
Release Date: 2017-05-18
Number of pages: 160
Author: Stefan Kunz
Publisher: HarperCollins

Download and read online The Art of Lettering in PDF and EPUB Creative lettering styles are everywhere - on stationery, adverts, tea towels, wall art and cafe chalkboards to name just a few. This stylish, interactive book will make modern calligraphy accessible and fun - and you'll only need a pen or pencil to get started. The book shows how to create cool hand lettering in three easy steps and features inspirational quotes in different hand-written styles, each with their own DIY page, which can be copied and incorporated into your own personal style. The aim of the book is to work with your individual handwriting to develop unique letterforms that can be used in a variety of craft and art ideas. The final section of the book is full of fun hand lettering projects from greetings cards to wedding stationery, and from posters to chalk board decorations for your home to showcase your new lettering skills.


Modern Calligraphy

Filename: modern-calligraphy.pdf
ISBN: 1409172554
Release Date: 2017-06-01
Number of pages: 168
Author: Lucy Edmonds
Publisher: Orion

Download and read online Modern Calligraphy in PDF and EPUB Modern Calligraphy is a step-by-step guide for those wanting to learn this super trendy art form, and unlock your creativity to boot. Written by Lucy Edmonds, the founder of Quill London, the book will guide readers through the first steps of pointed pen calligraphy, encouraging you to spend an hour a week developing and practicing a new skill. Designed for complete beginners, the book offers tips, tricks and techniques on the materials required and how to use them properly, how to approach the modern calligraphy letterforms, and most importantly explores ways to develop our own modern calligraphy style. You'll learn about inks and how to make your own, how to use a brush to create calligraphy, and what you can do with your skill - from envelope addressing and event stationery to beautiful dinner party menus and gift tags.


The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering

Filename: the-complete-book-of-chalk-lettering.pdf
ISBN: 9780761187042
Release Date: 2015-10-06
Number of pages: 144
Author: Valerie McKeehan
Publisher: Workman Publishing

Download and read online The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering in PDF and EPUB Ubiquitous at boutiques and cafés, on Etsy and Pinterest, in stationery and home decor, the art of chalk lettering is hotter than ever. Valerie McKeehan, an Etsy standout whose work has been featured in magazines and websites from Good Housekeeping to RealSimple.com, teaches us everything we need to know to create gorgeous hand-drawn chalk designs. The book is also a practice space, with three foldout “chalkboards”—the inside cover and foldout back cover are lined with blackboard paper. In over 60 lessons, learn the ABCs of lettering (literally) and basic styles: serif, sans serif, and script. Next, how to lay out a design, combine various styles into one cohesive piece, add shadows and dimension. Master more advanced letter styles, from faceted to ribbon to “vintage circus.” Use banners, borders, flourishes. And finally, 12 projects to show off your newfound skills: including a Winter Wonderland Snow Globe; a smartphone-themed birthday card to text friends and family; a one-of-a-kind party invitation to create, photograph, and mail; and a bake sale sign guaranteed to put everyone who sees it in the mood for a cupcake!


Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy

Filename: mastering-copperplate-calligraphy.pdf
ISBN: 9780486409511
Release Date: 2000-05-08
Number of pages: 192
Author: Eleanor Winters
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy in PDF and EPUB 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.