Create uniquely artful words with secrets from Joanne Sharpe! Joanne Sharpe--author of the popular book The Art of Whimsical Lettering--has gathered together 55 of her favorite hand-drawn alphabets for this light-hearted collection. Follow simple illustrated steps to replicate each style...no lengthy instructions or extensive practice required. Any "imperfections" only add to their charm! Try your hand at letterforms inspired by feathers, flowers, postage stamps, vintage type, doodles, taxi cabs, chalkboards and more. Equally exciting are the variety of media used, from colored pencils and markers to paints and inks. Looking to add an artful touch to the world around you? These letters are perfect for personalizing anything from family calendars and daily planners to wall art, art journals, cards and one-of-a-kind gifts. You can even use the techniques and inspiration in this book to invent completely original alphabets of your own. With this A to Z guide, there's no limit to the statements you can make! • Awesome alphabets--55 in all, ranging from basic block and stick letters to fanciful illustrated fonts • Beginner-friendly instructions--Each alphabet is broken down into just a few simple steps • Creative variety of tools and media--pens, markers, brushes, inks, paints, colored pencils, fountain pens, cardstock and much more
Artful Alphabets Hand Lettering Techniques And Ideas
Show your support for a friend or a loved one who wishes to improve and impress with their handwriting to a copy of this 8.5x11 journal. An excellent introductory practice workbook for lettering and modern calligraphy. Let them trace their way to the many practice pages that are with artistically written letters. Get them a copy of this helpful journal and let them start today.
A children's alphabet book illustrated with colorful and whimsical drawings of animals by the author. Each drawing also includes a paragraph of interesting facts about the animals such as where they live, what they eat and unusual behaviors or characteristics.
Blending the informative with the beautiful, this big book of 82 full-page illustrations features 3 complete alphabets, highlighted by nature motifs: - A floral alphabet - A bird alphabet - A sea life alphabet
From bold and bright to creative and clever, Russ and Iggy's Art Alphabet takes people of all ages on a brilliant and colorful journey through this charming duo's world of art. This is their totally true and absolutely awesome story: Russ Butler was a professional artist and teacher whose life mission was dedicated to bringing art and beauty to the world, with Iggy, his Jack Russell terrier and faithful companion, providing him a sense of wonder, glee and enthusiasm along the way. And while Russ and Iggy are no longer with us, they wanted to leave this instructive, fun-filled book and their very own artful thoughts as an inspiration to children - and adults - everywhere. This vividly imagined picture book is written in verse and is perfect for budding artists, art lovers and anyone who wants to discover cool new things on each and every captivating page. Combining playful rhymes with great works of art from history, including Russ & Iggy's very own renderings of American Gothic, the impressionism of Monet and an homage to the late Bob Ross and his TV show, The Joy of Painting, this book is an alphabet like no other. It's even got a page for readers to create their own masterpieces. So, pick up your pens, paints, brushes and colored pencils, and get ready to take a fascinating ride with Russ & Iggy - who are sure to steal your heart - through centuries of paintings, sculptures, drawings and murals. Russ & Iggy's Art Alphabet is a book that grown-ups will not only want to read over and over to kids, but it also makes for a delightful coffee table book that everyone can enjoy.