Synopses & Reviews
If you think creating beautiful and graceful calligraphy requires years of training and a closet full of fancy pens and exotic inks, think again! Here, the authors explain how anyone can use simple tools and materials found in ordinary craft stores, as well as Q-tips, sponges, and other common items, to produce outstanding results. They provide examples of a dozen alphabet styles, as well as many decorative details. Color photography reveals more than merely the necessary brush and pen techniquesand#151;it also shows a vast range of ideas for using calligraphy in new and surprising ways.and#160;and#160;
Creative Lettering was so popular that crafters wanted MORE. Welcome this fabulous follow-up to that bestselling book, featuring 15 entirely new contributors. Jenny Doh has gathered a variety of big names and talented up-and-coming artists, who all provide tips on their favorite forms on hand lettering and tools, along with complete alphabets and how-to projects based on their signature styles. With everything from posters and cards to signs, collages, and journals, this eye-catching collection will inspire readers as they create their own, personalized work.
About the Author
MARCI DONLEY is a career calligrapher for the Supervisors of Los Angeles County. Highly experienced in paper crafting, painting, and collage, she has co-authored several books on creating greeting cards and calligraphy.
DEANN SINGH has been teaching calligraphy for more than 25 years. She has created custom lettering work for movie and television props, including for televisionand#8217;s Charmed and the movie National Treasure, Book of Secrets.