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Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Date Book: 2014-03-17
Editor by: Penguin
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
Download: 136
Languages: English, French and German

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
Date Book: 2014-03-17
Editor by: Interweave
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
Download: 136
Languages: English, French and German

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

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Genre: Mixed media (Art)
Date Book: 2016
Editor by: Interweave Press
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
Download: 144
Languages: English, French and German

*Learn a variety of machine and hand stitching techniques to embellish mixed media art projects and custom quilting projects *Step-by-step guidance shows artists how to achieve desired results before using these techniques in their own original art *Joanne Sharpe is Interweave's top-selling author of 2014! Her book The Art of Whimsical Lettering has sold more than 32,000 copies since it released in February

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Genre: Art
Date Book: 2015-11-10
Editor by: Simon and Schuster
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
Download: 200
Languages: English, French and German

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: Alphabets
Date Book: 2018
Editor by: North Light Books
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
Download: 144
Languages: English, French and German

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: Design
Date Book: 2018-08-01
Editor by: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
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Languages: English, French and German

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Date Book: 2016-12-05
Editor by: North Light Books
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
Download: 128
Languages: English, French and German

Add more color to every day! Uplift your thoughts and everyday tasks with inspiring words and your own splash of color. This interactive coloring book--charged with positivity--includes daily and monthly calendars, shopping lists, cards to share with loved ones and, of course, meditative mantras and affirmations to uplift your spirits or start your day off on an upbeat note. * A variety of illustration sizes (lists, cards, full pages) gives you flexibility on time needed to complete and can be reproduced for daily, weekly and monthly use. * Perforated pages are easy to remove for using and sharing. * Inspiring messages encourage personal reflection and celebration of your every-days. Immerse yourself in The Art of Whimsical Living and enjoy meditative coloring with a practical purpose!

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Genre: Art
Date Book: 2017-11-07
Editor by: Simon and Schuster
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
Download: 160
Languages: English, French and German

Are you a curious hand lettering beginner or long-time enthusiast looking to take your craft to the next level? Or are you a DIY guru or event planner wishing to breathe new life into a boring gift, event signage, or party décor? Extraordinary Hand Lettering opens your eyes to the endless possibilities in the world of creative lettering, showing you how to work with types of surfaces, such as wood, glass and acrylic, chalk, and even mirrors. First, learn the simple tools and tricks of hand lettering essentials—cursive and basic typefaces, creating balance and composition, and how to draw letters, as well as secret tips on what words you should choose to spotlight or shadow. Then, discover the lettering potentials of everyday items by transforming household objects or discarded items, such as old vintage mirrors, jewelry, and furniture, into a customized gift, unique decoration, quirky art piece, or stunning signage—all with the right lettering and choice of pen, pencil, or marker. For all DIY art-and-crafters, homemakers, and small business entrepreneurs, lettering is a versatile and necessary skill that can repurpose the old into something that is new, beautiful, and functional. Finally, draw inspirations from twelve whimsical projects suited for the girlie girl, the sophisticated man, or the modern minimalist. Combine the art of lettering and upcycling crafts to bring beauty into your everyday lifestyle.

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Genre: Art
Date Book: 2017-02-21
Editor by:
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Languages: English, French and German

If you like coloring, tangling, or lettering, you'll love to dangle! Dangles are a beautiful and whimsical new art form for people who love coloring and tangles. By adding charms and pretty embellishments to letters and artwork, you can make your own dangles. With 50 projects in the book, you can add stunning patterns and color to dangles, personalize your dangles with charms that are unique to you, and create dangle words from the dangle alphabet in the book. Dangles are a perfect way to accentuate your stationary, invitations, lettering, and more.

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Genre: Art
Date Book: 2020-03-03
Editor by: Thunder Bay Press
Format Book: PDF, ePUB & Audiobooks
Download: 240
Languages: English, French and German

Make your journal pages shine! With this book, readers can learn to hand letter as beautifully as the experts in the planner and journaling communities. Inspirational teacher and sticker designer Cindy Guentert-Baldo shows you how. Tutorials and example pages will have you creating amazing journal pages and art projects in no time. The book includes plenty of practice space and prompts to inspire daily drills and experimentation. Decorate letters, learn different styles, and add to your toolbox of journal-lettering ideas!