Lettering & Word Design (The Little Book of)

More than 50 tips and techniques

Walter Foster Team
AUD $18.99
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In The Little Book of Lettering & Word Design aspiring artists will discover how to create a range of classic and contemporary calligraphy and hand-lettered fonts.

In this new series from Walter Foster Publishing, artists and art hobbyists alike will delight in learning a variety of fun and interesting art topics in a portable format boasting a fresh, contemporary design. Filled with open practice pages, creative exercises, and art prompts, The Little Book of Lettering & World Design encourages interactivity for immediate results, while also teaching beginners the fundamentals of the featured medium in an engaging and fun way.

In The Little Book of Lettering & Word Design aspiring artists will discover how to create a range of classic and contemporary calligraphy and hand-lettered fonts. Internationally acclaimed calligrapher John Stevens and other renowned hand-lettering artists lead the way with tips and techniques.

Following an introduction to inks, nibs, pens, and papers, as well as an overview of basic techniques, readers will learn dozens of original alphabets and lettering designs ranging from funky and fun, to elegant and embellished. Tips for adding personal touches to letters and designing personalised alphabets are also included!

With an alphabet and lettering design for every occasion and easy-to-follow instructions, this book is perfect for everyone who wants to create stunning handwriting and calligraphy.

Author bio:

Founded in 1922 by artist Walter T. Foster, Walter Foster Publishing, an imprint of The Quarto Group, is the worlds leading publisher of instructional art books and kits for adults and children. Walter Fosters diverse selection of drawing, painting, doodling and mixed media art books and kits have created a foundation for millions of beginning, intermediate, and advanced artists looking to hone their talents, learn new techniques, and discover different mediums. From colour mixing recipes and art tools to the fundamentals of drawing and painting, Walter Fosters books cover a wide variety of topics and mediums across a broad spectrum of traditional and eclectic subject matter for artists of all skill levels. Walter Foster Publishing continues to expand its offerings every year, producing cutting-edge art-instruction books and kits for a worldwide audience.

Category: The arts
ISBN: 9781633224711
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Walter Foster
Series: The Little Book of ...
Pub Date: March 2018
Page Extent: 128
Format: Paperback
Subject: The arts