With illustrated step-by-step instructions, this book shows the complete beginner how to master the art of hand lettering. It includes more lettering styles than the existing titles, and more projects, too.
Get creative, express yourself, and add that personal touch with hand lettering! Lettering isn't penmanship; it's a form of drawing. With illustrated step-by-step instructions, The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering shows the complete beginner how to master the art of hand lettering, the composition/design of phrases on the page, and flourishes to embellish the design. It also includes chalk lettering, fun prompts for writing and 15 projects and gift ideas, ranging from gift tags to a lettered poster to chalk-lettered signs for special events. Covers 15 lettering styles--from Black Letter and "melting" to circus and Victorian, as well as serifs and scripts--along with numerous borders, corners, banners, bursts, frames and other accents.