Siempre has querido hacer letras a mano, pero ¿no sabes por dónde empezar? ¡Has elegido el libro correcto! The ABCs of Hand Lettering es tu guía de confianza y el perfecto primer paso para comenzar una maravillosa afición. Aprende la diferencia entre serif, sans serif, script y fuentes decorativas; descubre cómo juntar letras y palabras; y crea tus propias composiciones a mano. ¡Practica con los ejercicios para descubrir tu lado más creativo! Cuando acabes este libro, sin duda no podrás dejar de crear.
Your hand lettering contains a little bit of you! It expresses what you have to say, and demonstrates your creativity in all your communications. In Hand Lettering A to Z, artist and author Abbey Sy has invited four international artists--Meg Hyland, Joao Neves, Tessa Go, and Lisa Lorek--to join her in designing all new alphabets for you to draw and use in many different languages. You don’t have to be a trained artist to master the art of hand lettering. These alphabets are for every skill level, and will suits any taste: colorful, or black and white, classic or just plain fun. It’s all about getting creative with the twenty-six letters and a little bit of you.
Insights and inspiration for anyone who makes art (or anything else), from the popular author of 1 Page at a Time and Pick Me Up From the creative mind and heart of Adam J. Kurtz comes this quirky, upbeat rallying cry for creators of all stripes. Expanding on a series of popular guides he's created for Design*Sponge, this handwritten and heartfelt little book shares wisdom and empathy from one working artist to others. The advice is organized by topic, including: (How to) Get Over Comparing Yourself to Other Creatives Seeking & Accepting Help from Others How to Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe) How to Be Happy (or Just Happier) As wry and cheeky as it is empathic and empowering, this deceptively simple, vibrantly full-color book will be a touchstone for writers, illustrators, designers, and anyone else who wants to be more creative--even when it would be easier to give up act normal.
Practice Makes Perfect! Created by Abbey Sy, lettering expert and author of Hand Lettering A to Z, this must-have companion volume is a super-sized collection of drills, exemplars, and practice sheets for a variety of modern lettering styles, flourishes and other decorative elements, and motivational and inspirational quotes. --Find essential how-tos for lettering with graphite and colored pencils, brush pens, fineline markers, and more --Use the guided worksheets to try your hand at several modern styles, from simple to elaborate --Progress to lettering beautiful and inspiring quotes (in English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other languages) that feature a mix of styles and tools --Worksheet pages are perforated so they’re easy to remove and work on Get a worksheet workout and learn, improve, or expand your lettering skills with Hand Lettering A to Z Workbook!
Pinsel, Tusche, Bleistift entdecken und erlernen Sie eine Vielzahl an Werkzeugen, Techniken & Stilen, um Ihr Lettering-Repertoire zu erweitern. Der umfassende Fotoguide führt Sie ein in die speziellen Anforderungen und in die zahllosen kreativen Möglichkeiten für Lettering und Kalligrafie. Lettering-Expertin Abbey Sy hat ein lesefreundliches, reich bebildertes Werk geschaffen, das Ihnen mit einem anschaulichen Text und Hunderten von Fotos das notwendige Wissen vermittelt, damit Ihre Projekte so werden, wie Sie es sich wünschen. Ob Sie erst mit Lettering beginnen oder bereits mittendrin im Handlettering und KalligrafieAbenteuer sind Der Große Fotoguide für Handlettering & Kalligrafie bietet Ihnen viele praktische Anleitungen und inspirierende Projekte.
Written by best-selling author and hand letterer Abbey Sy, The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy covers the basics and beyond for creative lettering techniques. The book begins with an overview of tools and materials, both traditional (pointed pen and fountain pen) and modern (including brush markers and chalk), then presents a visual glossary of letterforms, highlights the unique characteristics of the featured alphabets, and demonstrates how to draw letterforms to foster an understanding of how they’re created. The core chapters explore traditional, modern, and special effects lettering using a variety of mark-making tools, with in-depth how-to on adding flourishes and other special details, plus creative projects. There’s also an introduction to modifying and creating letterforms digitally, as well as practice sheets for the featured alphabets. So whether you’ve never tried lettering before or you’d like to develop your skills and consider all your creative options, The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy will guide and inspire you on your lettering journey.
Four irate rebels join forces to wage war on the stripminers, clear-cutters, and the highway and dam and bridge builders who are turning their natural habitat into a wasteland. A new Introduction by historian Brinkley puts this enduring cult classic in perspective by placing it at the forefront of an important historical movement.
1913: In a sprawling manor on the outskirts of London, three young women seek to fulfill their destinies and desires amidst the unspoken rules of society in this stunning series starter that fans of Downton Abbey will love. Rowena Buxton Sir Philip Buxton raised three girls into beautiful and capable young women in a bohemian household that defied Edwardian tradition. Eldest sister Rowena was taught to value people, not wealth or status. But everything she believes will be tested when Sir Philip dies, and the girls must live under their uncle’s guardianship at the vast family estate, Summerset Abbey. Standing up for a beloved family member sequestered to the “underclass” in this privil...
“Montgomery’s expertise and the gorgeous illustrations make this a fine purchase for libraries serving early elementary students.” —School Library Journal “The mixed-media illustrations make good use of dynamic spreads, color, and texture—perfect for a book on a master of camouflage. Montgomery seamlessly incorporates interesting facts about octopuses into the narrative.” —Booklist Learn all about Inky the Octopus, an international sensation known for escaping from the New Zealand aquarium in April 2016, in this fascinating picture book from National Book Award nominee and octopus expert Sy Montgomery. Inky had been at the New Zealand aquarium since 2014 after being taken in ...