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Hand Lettering for Beginners
  • Publisher: Quarto
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 31 August 2024
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9780760390948
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 191x235 mm
  • Illustrations: 288
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: £10.99

Hand Lettering for Beginners


Inspiring tips, techniques, and ideas for hand lettering your way to beautiful works of art by Gabri Joy Kirkendall (Author)

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Book Description

Hand Lettering for Beginners with easy-to-follow step-by-step projects, alphabets, and exercises.

Hand Lettering for Beginners allows artists to get started with basic calligraphy alphabets, chalk drawing, and step-by-step hand lettering projects.

Learn how to create beautiful, hand-lettered arts and crafts with Hand Lettering for Beginners, an abridged version of Creative Lettering and Beyond, by Gabri Kirkendall, Laura Lavender, Julie Manwaring, and Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn.

From modern calligraphy and illumination to hand-drawn illustration and chalk lettering, you’ll discover a variety of clever and unique ways to turn words and letters into step-by-step projects that can be used for gifts, home décor, and more! You’ll learn how to create swirls and flourishes, free-brush letter on canvas, make your own chalkboard, decorate ceramics—and even digitize your work for printing! Along the way, you’ll find creative prompts, fun exercises, and helpful artist tips to encourage your creative journey and help develop your own lettering style.

Practice pages and encouraging prompts invite readers to practice their newfound skills directly inside the book. Covering a variety of hand lettering styles, including calligraphy, hand-drawn illustration, chalk lettering, and more, artists will find plenty of exercises and inspiration to get started.

About the Author

About Gabri Joy Kirkendall

Gabri Joy Kirkendall is an artist, author, and illustrator specializing in hand lettering, watercolour, and pen and ink. Gabri is the artist and owner of Gabri Joy Studios, a successful online business based in the Pacific Northwest that specializes in fine art prints, invitations, branding, wedding stationery, and custom lettering.

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