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
, you 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 personalized 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. Interactive exercises
and practice pages
allow you to jump right in. The Little Book of ... series
focuses on delivering fun, approachable, and interesting art instruction in a fresh, portable format. With its contemporary design, open practice pages, creative exercises, and prompts that encourage interactivity, beginning artists learn the fundamentals of their craft, often with immediate results. Also available from the series: The Little Book of Sketching
, The Little Book of Manga Drawing
, The Little Book of Cartooning & Illustration
, The Little Book of Rock Painting
, and The Little Book of Drawing Dragons & Fantasy Characters