The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering

Category: Book
By (author): Rodriguez, Dina
Subject:  ART / Techniques / Calligraphy
  CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Mixed Media
  DESIGN / Graphic Arts / Typography
Publisher: DK
Published: July 2017
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 11.00in x 8.69in x 0.71in
Our Price:
$ 25.95
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From The Publisher*

Get creative, express yourself, and add that personal touch with hand lettering!

With illustrated step-by-step instructions, The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering shows the complete beginner how to master the art of hand lettering. Learn best practices for the composition and design of phrases on the page, and practice flourishes to embellish your design.

The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering covers 15 lettering styles, both serifs and scripts-from Black Letter and "melting" to circus and Victorian. Also included are numerous borders, corners, banners, bursts, frames, and other accents.

This instructional book includes chalk lettering, fun prompts for writing, and 15 craft and gift ideas. Put your personal touch on projects ranging from gift tags and chalk-lettered signs, to place cards and house number signs.

Biographical Note

Dina Rodriguez is a freelance hand lettering artist. With an educational and professional background in digital arts, design, and marketing, she specializes in commercial illustration and branding for creative businesses. Dina has been hand lettering full time for four years, working with brands such as Invision, GE, American Greetings, and Wacom. She does both traditional ink and chalk lettering, as well as tablet lettering using digital tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator. Her teaching experience includes giving workshops and talks at universities and creative conferences such as Full Sail University and Creative South. She also teaches hand lettering on her blog for free to over 15,000 students and live streams her process on Twitch three times a week.