Special Subjects: Lettering & Word Design

Paperback | January 1, 2012

byJohn Stevens

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Internationally acclaimed calligrapher John Stevens guides aspiring lettering artists through his process of creating beautiful and contemporary handwritten styles in this 32-page book. Following an introduction to writing instruments, inks, and papers, as well as basic techniques and lessons on the fundamental elements of lettering, John introduces 20 original alphabets, ranging from funky and fun to elegant and embellished. He also offers advice on how readers can add their own touches and create original alphabets. With an alphabet for every occasion and easy-to-follow instructions, this book is perfect for anyone who wants to create stunning handwriting.

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Internationally acclaimed calligrapher John Stevens guides aspiring lettering artists through his process of creating beautiful and contemporary handwritten styles in this 32-page book. Following an introduction to writing instruments, inks, and papers, as well as basic techniques and lessons on the fundamental elements of lettering, J...

John Stevens is an internationally known calligrapher, designer, and lettering artist with 30 years of experience. An art major and former musician, he found his true calling when he was introduced to lettering while apprenticing in a sign shop. John's prestigious client list includes Rolling Stone, TIME, Reader's Digest, and Newsweek ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 13.82 × 10.38 × 0.12 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:Walter Foster PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1600582729

ISBN - 13:9781600582721

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