Описание: This hands-on workbook is the ultimate tool for designers and creatives looking to tap into the trend of hand-drawn typography. Master letterer Mary-Kate McDevitt lends her expertise with tips (which pens to try, what styles are best for which applications), technical guidance (typographical terminology, stroke order) and tons of style examples to emulate from swooping scripts to distinctive drop caps. Dozens of practice sheets offer aspiring letterers plenty of space to learn and master a range of type treatments and flourishes.
Описание: For both the experienced and aspiring tattoo artist, as well as creative tattoo customers, this book of inspirational examples of script and banner lettering in a wide range of styles is the ideal cheat sheet. Beginning with traditional handwriting, the book moves into more complex script styles. Discover a range of banners for application on the chest or back, in styles that look elegant and ornate, yet are designed to be natural and easy for artists to draw and apply. Tattoo collectors can choose from the many script samples to write a loved ones name and bring this book to the shop, where artists can make a tattoo that appears custom made. An assortment of classic, well-preserved matchboxes with decorative labels provides special, eclectic lettering ideas. Professionals as well as beginners working from the drawing board are guaranteed to take inspiration from this portable, convenient collection.
This complete kit makes it easy to start exploring the exciting art form of calligraphy because it comes with everything a beginning artist needs - from a set of high-quality materials to comprehensive instructions. The lettering book covers the basics - such as pen styles, angles, and hand positions; letter heights and spacing; and practice strokes - before offering advanced techniques for rendering several calligraphic alphabets. And every lesson can be accomplished with the array of writing materials provided. The hardcover case includes a 32-page paperback book with corresponding Spanish instruction, a cartridge calligraphy pen, 3 pen nibs, 12 ink cartridges, 1 felt-tip calligraphy pen, calligraphy paper, and a guideline sheet.
Warning This product is intended for use by ages 14 and older and is not intended for use by children.
Описание: Hand to Type is a stunning compilation of hand-made and digital scripts that showcases the beauty of handwritten letterforms. The book features work by some of today’s most successful and original calligraphers and lettering artists. In addition to fonts and lettering using the Latin alphabet, it introduces artists who explore Cyrillic, Arabic, and Greek scripts.
The book’s rich visual examples are complemented by in-depth interviews with outstanding calligraphers and type designers conducted by editor Jan Middendorp. Hand to Type also offers a revealing glimpse into processes by which hand-made letters may be turned into digital files. Prominent guest authors introduce the workings of scripts with which many readers may be less familiar—from Arabic and Indian writing systems to the amazing scripts found in pre-war German schoolbooks and on Amsterdam pub windows.
Описание: Letman is internationally known for his trailblazing synthesis of illustration and lettering. He not only creates masterful decorative letters and typefaces, but also pioneers work that is a hybrid of graphic design, screen printing, graffiti, illustration, and painting.
This book is the first monograph from Amsterdam-based illustrator Job Wouters, who works under the pseudonym Letman. In addition to commissioned designs for publications including New York Times Magazine, Playboy, It’s Nice That, and Creative Review and brands such as Audi, Heineken, Dries Van Noten, Tommy Hilfiger, Eastpak, and Universal, Letman also includes a compelling selection of his personal projects and sketches.