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Artful Alphabets

Artful Alphabets
  • Author: Joanne Sharpe
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 9781440353123
  • Page: 146
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The popularity of hand lettering has caught on like wildfire since I wrote my first book, The Art of Whimsical Lettering. ... So I gathered up a few of my favorite alphabet ideas, designed new ones and put together this Artful Alphabets ...

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


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