The Art Of Whimsical Lettering

The Art Of Whimsical Lettering

The Art Of Whimsical Lettering

A "font" of information on lettering styles! The Art of Whimsical Lettering is an artful instruction book on creating stylized fonts and expressive artwork with personal handwriting skills. Author Joanne Sharpe shows you how to create exuberant and personalized writing styles for your artworkâ€"whether it be a journal, canvas art, or other projects that use text. After an overview of Joanne's favorite tools and surfaces, take a peek into Joanne's personal lettering journal to discover how you too can collect inspiration, hone your lettering skills, and tap into your natural creativity. Joanne then demonstrates twenty art techniques for creating a variety of lettering styles using many different tools. She provides you with fifteen basic alphabets, ranging from simple pen-and-ink renditions to increasingly elaborated texts that reference calligraphy, vintage fonts, and doodle art, among other styles. Joanne also teaches you how to turn prosaic lettering into page art itself, merging text into illustration, or ornamenting words with decorative drawings.

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Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Author : Joanne Sharpe
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2014-03-17
Total Pages : 136 Pages
ISBN : 9781620335178


The Art Of Whimsical Lettering

The Art Of Whimsical Lettering

A "font" of information on lettering styles! The Art of Whimsical Lettering is an artful instruction book on creating stylized fonts and expressive artwork with personal handwriting skills. Author Joanne Sharpe shows you how to create exuberant and personalized writing styles for your artworkâ€"whether it be a journal, canvas art, or other projects that use text. After an overview of Joanne's favorite tools and surfaces, take a peek into Joanne's personal lettering journal to discover how you too can collect inspiration, hone your lettering skills, and tap into your natural creativity. Joanne then demonstrates twenty art techniques for creating a variety of lettering styles using many different tools. She provides you with fifteen basic alphabets, ranging from simple pen-and-ink renditions to increasingly elaborated texts that reference calligraphy, vintage fonts, and doodle art, among other styles. Joanne also teaches you how to turn prosaic lettering into page art itself, merging text into illustration, or ornamenting words with decorative drawings.

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Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Author : Joanne Sharpe
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2014-03-20
Total Pages : 136 Pages
ISBN : 9781620330746


The Art Of Whimsical Stitching

The Art Of Whimsical Stitching

Paint, Stitch, Play! In The Art of Whimsical Stitching, bestselling author and teacher Joanne Sharpe shares her favorite, go-to methods for creating exuberant stitch art. If you're a sewer or quilter, you'll take your stitching in a new direction with paints, markers, and dyes. If you're a mixed-media artist, you'll learn to embellish your work with stitching. Follow step-by-step instructions and photos demonstrating a dozen inspiring techniques, including collage, stenciling, free-motion stitching, fused applique lettering, needle felting, doodle machine and hand embroidery, and more! Then, transform your custom fabric into playful pillows and bags, art quilts, journals, and other fun and funk-tional projects. Joanne's whimsical artwork and a "sketchbook" of designs you can adapt for your own work round out this colorful, inspirational guide.

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Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Author : Joanne Sharpe
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2016-04-14
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 9781632502056


Doodle Art And Lettering With Joanne Sharpe

Doodle Art And Lettering With Joanne Sharpe

Discover the Joy of Doodle Arts and Lettering and Create Your Own Exuberant Art! Energize your soul and soothe your spirit with the fun and colorful doodle and lettering techniques inside Doodle Arts and Lettering With Joanne Sharpe. Using her popular, playful style, Joanne is back with lessons, techniques and ideas all devised to help you incorporate and elevate the humble doodle. Not only will you learn how to doodle, you will learn how to incorporate these simple techniques into your art and lettering styles. Get ready to create inspiring art no matter what your skill level! This follow up to the bestselling The Art of Whimsical Lettering will provide you with inspiration on every page. • The basics of drawing and doodling (you'll learn the importance of pattern, line and shape) • 9 all new alphabets, including Sassy Serifs, Letter Liners and Coloring Book Characters • Dozens of drawing, painting and mixed-media techniques using simple, everyday art supplies like pens, markers and watercolor paints • More than 100 prompts for doodling and terrific ideas for recording and saving your doodles, like decks, journals, and banks So grab a pen and some paper and maybe even some paint, and dabble in these friendly and fun lettering and drawing lessons! As Joanne would say, Just Doodley Do It!

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Genre : Art
Author : Joanne Sharpe
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2017-03-08
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 9781440347337


Artful Alphabets

Artful Alphabets

Create uniquely artful words with secrets from Joanne Sharpe! Joanne Sharpe--author of the popular book The Art of Whimsical Lettering--has gathered together 55 of her favorite hand-drawn alphabets for this light-hearted collection. Follow simple illustrated steps to replicate each style...no lengthy instructions or extensive practice required. Any "imperfections" only add to their charm! Try your hand at letterforms inspired by feathers, flowers, postage stamps, vintage type, doodles, taxi cabs, chalkboards and more. Equally exciting are the variety of media used, from colored pencils and markers to paints and inks. Looking to add an artful touch to the world around you? These letters are perfect for personalizing anything from family calendars and daily planners to wall art, art journals, cards and one-of-a-kind gifts. You can even use the techniques and inspiration in this book to invent completely original alphabets of your own. With this A to Z guide, there's no limit to the statements you can make! • Awesome alphabets--55 in all, ranging from basic block and stick letters to fanciful illustrated fonts • Beginner-friendly instructions--Each alphabet is broken down into just a few simple steps • Creative variety of tools and media--pens, markers, brushes, inks, paints, colored pencils, fountain pens, cardstock and much more

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Genre : Art
Author : Joanne Sharpe
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2018-04-17
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 9781440353062


The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook

The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook

DESIGNS AND TECHNIQUES FOR ORNAMENTAL FONTS AND FLOURISHES THAT CREATE EXQUISITE HAND-LETTERED WORKS OF ART Learn the art of hand-lettering. This step-by-step workbook teaches you how to craft pretty letters and flowers of all sorts. Use your newfound botanical lettering skills to make cards, wedding invitations, banners, tags, paper bouquets and other fun projects.

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Genre : Art
Author : Bethany Robertson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2015-11-10
Total Pages : 200 Pages
ISBN : 9781612435176


Creative Lettering

Creative Lettering

Provides step-by-step instructions for lettering from top artists, including advice on the best tools, techniques and tips, and font samples.

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Genre : Art
Author : Jenny Doh
Publisher : Lark Books
Release : 2013
Total Pages : 143 Pages
ISBN : 1454704004


Lettering In The Whimsical Woodlands

Lettering In The Whimsical Woodlands

Whether you want to create an eye-catching banner for a party, some nature inspired place cards for your table, or you just want to relax while enjoying the art of lettering, this is your go-to guide. With a growing legion of hand-lettering fans on Instagram and her Skillshare classes, Peggy Dean is a rising star in the lettering world. As a follow-up to her successful book, The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide, Dean is going back to nature in this woodland-themed book packed full of projects, lettering tutorials, drawing how-tos, and a wealth of practice pages. Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands provides plenty of space to practice basic and intermediate strokes, with the goal of creating your personal lettering style. Once you've mastered lettering, Dean shows you how to draw a variety of woodland creatures, including chipmunks, birds, bunnies, and foxes, as well as flowers, leaves, acorns, mushrooms, and other flourishes. By combining your lettering with line drawings, you can create stunning works of art, including home décor, invitations, gift tags, and unique holiday tablescapes. For those in need of inspiration, Dean provides a bevy of fun and creative do-it-yourself ideas. This book will provide you with an elevated lettering experience and many hours of practical, clever projects. It's the joy of lettering meets DIY fun!

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Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Author : Peggy Dean
Publisher : Health Communications Incorporated
Release : 2017-11-07
Total Pages : 208 Pages
ISBN : 0757320015


Hand Lettering

Hand Lettering

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Genre : Design
Author : Megan Wells
Publisher : Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
Release : 2018-08-01
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 9781441325709


In Progress

In Progress

This show-all romp through design-world darling Jessica Hische's sketchbook reveals the creative and technical process behind making award-winning hand lettering. See everything, from Hische's rough sketches to her polished finals for major clients such as Wes Anderson, NPR, and Starbucks. The result is a well of inspiration and brass tacks information for designers who want to sketch distinctive letterforms and hone their skills. With more than 250 images of her penciled sketches, this highly visual ebook is an essential—and entirely enjoyable—resource for those who practice or simply appreciate the art of hand lettering.

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Genre : Art
Author : Jessica Hische
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Release : 2015-09-15
Total Pages : 176 Pages
ISBN : 9781452146683