Lettering with Purpose

Lettering with Purpose by Brittany Luiz

Creative techniques and prompts for making meaningful, inspirational hand-lettered art

Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781633223424
Publisher: Walter Foster
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$21.95 / £12.99
Develop your own personal artistic alphabet with Lettering with Purpose and give your writing a new shine. Personalize every aspect of your handwriting and make it truly your own!

Lettering with Purpose is a thoughtful book that will show you how to develop your own artistic alphabet. Whether you’re hoping to personalize greeting cards or just enjoy the art, hand lettering is an uplifting and compelling craft to learn. Deepen your understanding of this art form by delving into 100 reflective lettering prompts that spur the imagination. You'll never ask "What should I write?" again.

Your lettering journey will begin with lettering basics. Lettering with Purpose explains the anatomy of letters, how to pair different lettering styles, and thorough tutorials on working with a variety of mediums. You’ll be creating striking layouts and compositions in no time. The pages demonstrate lettering styles and techniques step by step, and include styles like brush calligraphy, bounce lettering, and more, plus complete alphabet ideas that include reproducible practice pages that can be used to perfect your skills.

Once your artistic bones are there, move on to adding embellishments and flourishes! Add pizzazz to your work with frames, laurels and garlands, flowers, swirls, and more. The back of the book contains fully illustrated frames on perforated paper for when you're ready to bring it all together and create your own original masterpieces

Brittany Luiz is a hand-lettering artist and Social Media & Content Manager for Tombow USA. She is a wife and mother, and aims to infuse positivity into the world through her lettering. Learn more at www.brittanyluiz.com.

Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781633223424
Illustrations: 320 color images
Size: 8.75 in x 11.67 in / 222.25 mm x 296.42 mm
Move beyond the basics and add character and style to your lettering with flourishes, embellishments, and more. Luiz presents lettering exercises and inspirational projects aimed at developing your skills and creating interesting artful lettering. Make letter mosaics, floral monograms, and mermaid letters. Digitize your lettering. Add illustrative elements, and much more. The “Purposeful Prompts” section provides oodles of ideas to keep you creating in new and interesting ways. If you’ve hit a plateau in your lettering, Lettering with Purpose will get you back on track and provide plenty of inspiration for great hand-lettered art.