Adventures in Lettering

40 exercises to improve your lettering skills

Adventures in Lettering
$16.95 / £12.99
Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781633221734
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Description

Adventures in Lettering is the ultimate hand-lettering workshop for young creatives!

Even if you’re a total hand-lettering beginner or think you have “bad handwriting,” Adventures in Lettering is still for you! There’s a world of difference between regular handwriting (both print and cursive) and lettering. Hand-lettering is all about having fun and embracing the imperfections. Taught by the popular and skilled hand-lettering artist Dawn Nicole Warnaar, Adventures in Lettering combines creative self-expression and beautiful designs for an exploration of various lettering exercises.

This 128-page workbook features beginner hand-lettering lessons, from playing with style and brush calligraphy basics to illustrated hand-lettered designs and lettering styles. Once you’re comfortable with the basic techniques, apply them to additional crafts and projects, including:

  • Your name in many styles
  • Faux calligraphy
  • Monograms
  • Different alphabet styles
  • Illustrations
  • Floral flourishes
  • Logos
  • Watercolor and mixed media projects
  • Greeting card and note card ideas
  • Gift ideas
  • Coloring pages to sit back, relax, and color

To do most of the exercise prompts in this hand-lettering guide, all you need are the basics: pencils, an eraser, and colored pencils or markers. And there are lots of places to practice right inside the book.

The best way to find your own style is to practice and play with letters! Over time, your style starts to pop out at you. Adventures in Lettering is the ultimate workshop to get you started in the art of hand-lettering!

The author

Dawn Nicole Warnaar is the DIY & Lifestyle Blogger/Graphic Designer behind the blog Dawn Nicole (bydawnnicole.com). She is an Air Force wife and mother of three who believes in "throwing kindness around like confetti." While Dawn loves all things creative, she has a passion for drawing and hand-lettered typography. She loves the nuances, imperfections, and organic feeling that doing art by hand creates. A self-proclaimed Paleo foodie, she loves cooking as much as a good, long outdoor run. She believes in balance and rarely lets a day go by without dark chocolate and over-caffeinating.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781633221734
Illustrations: 250 color photos
Size: 8.5 in x 10 in x 0.394 in / 215.9 mm x 254 mm x 10 mm
Published:
Age Range: 8-12 years

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