Lettering from A to Z: 12 Styles & Awesome Projects for a Creative Life

12 Styles & Awesome Projects for a Creative Life
 
 
Mango Media (Verlag)
  • erscheint ca. am 27. August 2020
 
  • Buch
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  • Spiralbindung
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  • 180 Seiten
978-1-64250-382-1 (ISBN)
 
Spark Creativity with CalligraphyLettering guru Phawnda Moore has been teaching calligraphy design for twenty years. Now, in this follow-up to her first book, she's stepped into her students' shoes to select content, address anticipated questions, and offer solutions to the unexpected yet inevitable problems creatives encounter in hand lettering.

Meditative pleasure at your fingertips. Phawnda's take on lettered art encourages readers to take a break, reconnect to the senses, and be creative. Crafted for beginners and intermediate calligraphers, this lettering book nourishes creative thinking and meditation through drawing techniques, traditional design principles, and modern tools, ultimately inspiring readers to find their own style as a creator.

Creative lettering that takes you from alphabet history to z quilts. Written in conversational narrative, this full-color book includes almost two hundred images of professional work. Inside, find a bonus chapter on inspiration and motivation, different calligraphy fonts from monoline to uncial, and step-by-step tutorials for projects from A to Z, like:



B for birthday cards
H for holiday cards
M for monograms
W for wedding invitations
Y for yard art

If you enjoyed learning about font style and handwriting with Hand Lettering 101, The Lost Art of Handwriting, or Hand Lettering for Relaxation, then it's time to grab a copy of Lettering from A to Z.
  • Englisch
  • FL
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  • USA
  • Spiraldrahtbindung
examples of calligraphy, color and black and white; 50 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Höhe: 279 mm
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  • Breite: 216 mm
978-1-64250-382-1 (9781642503821)
Phawnda Moore has been active in the worldwide calligraphy community for over forty years.

She has written, edited, and designed more than a hundred published articles, reports, and books, and taught calligraphy and design classes in California for nearly twenty years. She is also a member of the private, online calligraphy group "Scribbled Lives" and four guilds.

Phawnda has received national awards for her work in county and state offices of education, including a Clarion Award from The Association for Women in Communications and two from the National School Public Relations Association. Her original alphabet, "Letters by Phawnda," was licensed by Chameleon Art Products in the U.K.

A Sacramento native, she currently lives in Rocklin, CA with her husband.
Part I: Greetings

Part II: Getting Started in a Creative Life

1. In the Beginning . . .

2. Inspiration and Motivation

3. Dive into Learning

4. Lettering 101

5. Two Guiding Words

6. Mindful Practice




Part III: Models for 12 Styles, Layout & Design, Color


7. Handwriting

8. Faux Calligraphy

9. Mail Art Design

10 Rainbow Lettering

11. Monoline Casual

12. Uncial Calligraphy

13. Italic Calligraphy

14. Pointed Pen Script

15. Brush Lettering

16. Lively Versals

17. Nature Walk Lettering

18. Drawn Lettering

19. Letters by Phawnda

20. Letter Spacing and Page Design (layout)

21. Design Elements and Principles (layout)

22. Understanding Color (color)




Part IV: Tutorials for Projects and Interesting Stuff A-Z

22. Alphabet History

23. Barcode Art Books

24. Comfy Writing Tools

25. Dotted Drawing

26. Erasers

27. Flourishing

28. Gifts

29. Holiday Cards

30. Illustrating with Calligraphy Tools

31. Journal Pages

32. Kitchen Projects

33. Layout Basics

34. Monograms

35. Name Techniques

36. Organizing Your Studio

37. Proportional Scale;

38. Quotes

39. Rubber Stamps

40. Space (negative)

41. Tea for Background Papers

42. Unusual Surfaces

43. Volunteering

44. Washi Tape

45. Xercise

46. Yard Art

47. Z Quilt




Part V: Thank You




Part VI: Resources, Books and Lettering in Community

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