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

Offers information on creating stylized fonts and expressive artwork using your personal handwriting skills.

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Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Author : Joanne Sharpe
Publisher : Interweave
Release : 2014-03-17
Total Pages : 136 Pages
ISBN : 1620330741


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 : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2017-11-07
Total Pages : 208 Pages
ISBN : 9780757320033


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 : Mixed media (Art)
Author : Joanne Sharpe
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2016
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 9781632502056


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


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


The Complete Book Of Chalk Lettering

The Complete Book Of Chalk Lettering

Say it with chalk! Learn the art of hand-drawn chalk lettering from an Etsy superstar in a book complete with chalkboards! 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, teaches us everything we need to know to create gorgeous hand-drawn chalk designs. 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, and 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! The book is also a practice space, with three foldout “chalkboards”—the inside cover and foldout back cover are lined with blackboard paper.

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Genre : Design
Author : Valerie McKeehan
Publisher : Workman Publishing
Release : 2015-10-06
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 9780761187042


The Kids Book Of Hand Lettering

The Kids Book Of Hand Lettering

Create Pretty and Inspirational Hand Lettering Projects for Your Family, Friends, and Yourself! Hand lettering is making a comeback, spurred by platforms like Instagram and Pinterest. And not just adults are getting into hand lettering and calligraphy. Kids, too, can find relaxation as well as enjoyment in using hand lettering to create handmade projects for themselves and their families. The Kids' Book of Hand Lettering will introduce young crafters to the joys of hand lettering through 20 fun and inspired DIY projects that are easy to create at home. Nicole Miyuki Santo will walk children through the basics of hand lettering, including different lettering styles and tools (markers, brush pens, and paint pens) before they begin their projects, which include room art, bookmarks, picture frames, tote bags, party balloons and more. With full-color instructional and inspired photos and pep talks throughout to help spark creative juices, The Kids' Book of Hand Lettering is sure to become a modern-day hand-lettering staple for crafty kids (and their parents too).

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Nicole Miyuki Santo
Publisher : Running Press Kids
Release : 2018-10-02
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9780762465101


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 : 146 Pages
ISBN : 9781440353123


Doodle Arts And Lettering With Joanne Sharpe

Doodle Arts And Lettering With Joanne Sharpe

Follow up to: The art of whimsical lettering.

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Genre : Doodles
Author : Joanne Sharpe
Publisher : North Light Books
Release : 2017
Total Pages : 144 Pages
ISBN : 1440347336