the art of whimsical lettering

The Art Of Whimsical Lettering
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publisher: Penguin
Release Date: 2014-03-17
Pages: 136
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

The Art Of Whimsical Stitching
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publisher: Interweave Press
Release Date: 2016
Pages: 144
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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*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

Artful Alphabets
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publisher: Penguin
Release Date: 2018-04-17
Pages: 146
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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

The Art Of Whimsical Living
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Pages: 128
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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!

The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook
Author: Bethany Robertson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2015-11-10
Pages: 200
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

Hand Lettering
Author: Megan Wells
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
Release Date: 2018-08-01
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Hand Lettering For Laughter
Author: Amy Latta
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Release Date: 2019-04-23
Pages: 208
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Find Your Happy Place with Fun Fonts, Whimsical Doodles and Clever Quotes Get ready to giggle your way through these clever hand lettering designs with bestselling author Amy Latta, back from her books Hand Lettering for Relaxation and Express Yourself: A Hand Lettering Workbook for Kids. Whether you’re lettering for the first time or brushing up on your skills, you’ll be highly entertained as you create your own works of witty, hand lettered art. Draw, doodle and dream right in the book on high-quality paper that will make your designs pop. With tons of ideas for special hand lettered projects like pillow covers, gift tags and personalized signs, it’s easy to share the laughter. Be careful: It’s contagious!

Whimsical Letters In Fabric
Author: Joanne Sharpe
Publisher: American Quilter's Society
Release Date: 2016-11-22
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Hand lettering and applique take center stage as you make projects with a message. Turn your handwriting into artistic lettering and fill your projects with fun messages. In this creative class, you will learn how to transform your personal handwriting into stylized, artistic lettering and turn them into applique pieces that will add a personal touch to your projects. Do all of this without the use of a commercial pattern so the finished product will be an original work of art-designed by you! Joanne Sharpe shows how to make a lettering journal to begin your journey of playing with letters in your own handwriting to turn them into artistic designs. Then she shows how to use simple imagery to add interest and enhance the message. Turn all of this into applique pieces and sew them to a background fabric using simple stitches on your sewing machine. The result is an original pattern that is completely personalized by you! This process is perfect for creating that special gift for a wedding, new baby, for the graduate, or for expressing a thought or saying that is meaningful to you. Whimsical Letters in Fabric DVD is the perfect solution for taking the class without having a computer, it makes a wonderful gift, and it is great to have on hand as a hard copy-even if you have taken or plan to take the online class. Run Time: 94 minutes

Whimsical Watercolor
Author: Shayda Campbell
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date: 2019-12-31
Pages: 144
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Incorporate lovely artistic pieces into everyday life. Learn how to draw simple, beautiful illustrations using ink and watercolor, including an assortment of flowers, wreaths, foliage and more, that you can use to decorate journals, create cards, or make other art you enjoy. Author Shayda Campbell teaches you to built your own illustrative style, as well as some simple handlettering, and guides you through beautiful, modern projects that will help you expand your own daily art practice.

Lettering In The Whimsical Woodlands
Author: Peggy Dean
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Pages: 208
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Whether you want to create an eye-catching banner for a party, some nature inspired place cards for your table, or you just want to relax while enjoying the art of lettering, this is your go-to guide. With a growing legion of hand-lettering fans on Instagram and her Skillshare classes, Peggy Dean is a rising star in the lettering world. As a follow-up to her successful book, The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide, Dean is going back to nature in this woodland-themed book packed full of projects, lettering tutorials, drawing how-tos, and a wealth of practice pages. Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands provides plenty of space to practice basic and intermediate strokes, with the goal of creating your personal lettering style. Once you've mastered lettering, Dean shows you how to draw a variety of woodland creatures, including chipmunks, birds, bunnies, and foxes, as well as flowers, leaves, acorns, mushrooms, and other flourishes. By combining your lettering with line drawings, you can create stunning works of art, including home décor, invitations, gift tags, and unique holiday tablescapes. For those in need of inspiration, Dean provides a bevy of fun and creative do-it-yourself ideas. This book will provide you with an elevated lettering experience and many hours of practical, clever projects. It's the joy of lettering meets DIY fun!