Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy

Essential Techniques Plus Step-by-Step Tutorials for Scanning, Editing, and Creating on a Tablet

Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy
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Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631597206
Publisher: Quarry Books
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Description

In Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy, Shelly Kim—popular Instagram lettering artist and workshop instructor @lettersbyshells—offers lettering enthusiasts at all levels of experience a step-by-step course that shows how to develop and adapt traditional lettering skills and techniques to a variety of digital platforms. 
  • Lettering Essentials. The basics of lettering and modern calligraphy, along with guidance for embellishing and designing quotes.
  • Digitizing Your Lettering. Options for scanning, photographing, and creating a digital lettering file.
  • Lettering on a Tablet. A hands-on guide to working on the iPad with the Apple Pencil and the Procreate app, from an overview of common functions and how to create a simple lettering brush to making shapes and patterns, choosing colors, creating gradients, glitter, and foil effects, and combining Procreate and Adobe Sketch.
  • Projects & Inspiration: DIY projects that show you how to achieve with digital lettering what you can’t with traditional techniques, plus stunning gallery pieces from Karin Newport of @ipadlettering and Myriam of @halfapx.
 Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy will guide you to the future of lettering!

The author

Shelly Kim, creator of the popular Instagram lettering account @lettersbyshells, is a self-taught modern brush calligrapher who hosts in-person workshops throughout the U.S. on digital lettering, brush lettering, and watercolor lettering. She also offers entertaining and inspiring tutorials on YouTube and Facebook (both accounts: Letters By Shells) and is the author of two step-by-step technique card gift sets, Learn to Create Modern Calligraphy Lettering and Learn to Create Art Deco Lettering (both published by Rock Point, 2017). Shelly has also collaborated with a wide range of creative companies, including Apple, at their Today Apple event, where she shared her artwork and story; Adobe Student, for their Spark Stories Sweepstakes; and with such crafts manufacturers as Tombow, Ranger Ink, and Prima Marketing. Shelly and her work have been featured on CBS News, Art Insider, and MOO.com. She lives in southern California.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631597206
Illustrations: 200 color photos
Size: 8.5 in x 10 in / 215.9 mm x 254 mm
Published:

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