Your Next Skill: Calligraphy and Hand Lettering
Find resources for learning calligraphy and hand lettering. Below are books, videos, and online classes to help you learn.
The Art of Brush Lettering: A Stroke-by-stroke Guide to the Practice & Techniques of Creative Lettering & Calligraphy
Mostly focusing on large brush pens, lettering artist Klapstein guides learners through a range of strokes and letterforms. Includes practice sheets to help you improve.
Format: Book - 2018View The Art of Brush Lettering: A Stroke-by-stroke Guide to the Practice & Techniques of Creative Lettering & Calligraphy
Extraordinary Hand Lettering: Creative Lettering Ideas for Celebrations, Events, Décor & More
This book teaches the basics of hand lettering with a focus on different and unusual surfaces. Projects include ways of adding lettering to items such as mirrors, jewelry, and furniture.
Format: Book - 2017View Extraordinary Hand Lettering: Creative Lettering Ideas for Celebrations, Events, Décor & More
Creative Lettering: Techniques & Tips From Top Artists
Sixteen artists describe their favorite tools, how they use them, and their signature lettering techniques. Doh includes step-by-step instructions, and examples of the artists' unique alphabets.
Format: Book - 2013 First editionView Creative Lettering: Techniques & Tips From Top Artists
Artful Lettering: Tools and Techniques for Discovering your Style
This DVD introduces 12 writing and drawing techniques using a variety of pens, inks, brushes, markers, parallel pens, and paints.
Format: DVD - 2012View Artful Lettering: Tools and Techniques for Discovering your Style
Beginner Brush Lettering | 5 Handlettering Mistakes You Might Be Making | How to Hand Letter - YouTube
The "How to Hand Letter" YouTube channel offers lots of hand lettering tutorials, \nmaterials reviews, practice challenges, and lettering demos. This video helps beginners avoid common lettering mistakes such as writing too fast or dragging your pen.
Format: -View Beginner Brush Lettering | 5 Handlettering Mistakes You Might Be Making | How to Hand Letter - YouTube
Lynda.com's Drawing Vector Graphics: Hand Lettering
This streaming tutorial provides hours of instruction, beginning with analog techniques for drawing fonts and letters. The course then teaches how to transform your drawn letters into digital vector graphics that can be further customized, scaled up or down, and used for print and the web. The Seattle Public Library offers patrons free access to Lynda.com's entire library of streaming tutorials. To log in visit https://ezproxy.spl.org/login?url=http://www.lynda.com/portal/sip?org=spl.org and enter your library card number and PIN.
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Lynda.com's Learning Calligraphy
Another Lynda.com tutorial, this course teaches beginners how to to write basic italic forms using a broad-edged pen. The course includes instructions on materials, lowercase and capital letters, punctuation, numbers, and flourishes."
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