Extraordinary Hand Lettering: Creative Lettering Ideas For Celebrations, Events, Decor, & More

byDoris Wai

Paperback | November 7, 2017

Extraordinary Hand Lettering: Creative Lettering Ideas For Celebrations, Events, Decor, & More by Doris Wai
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Are you a curious hand lettering beginner or long-time enthusiast looking to take your craft to the next level? Or are you a DIY guru or event planner wishing to breathe new life into a boring gift, event signage, or party décor? Extraordinary Hand Lettering opens your eyes to the endless possibilities in the world of creative lettering, showing you how to work with types of surfaces, such as wood, glass and acrylic, chalk, and even mirrors.
First, learn the simple tools and tricks of hand lettering essentials—cursive and basic typefaces, creating balance and composition, and how to draw letters, as well as secret tips on what words you should choose to spotlight or shadow.
Then, discover the lettering potentials of everyday items by transforming household objects or discarded items, such as old vintage mirrors, jewelry, and furniture, into a customized gift, unique decoration, quirky art piece, or stunning signage—all with the right lettering and choice of pen, pencil, or marker. For all DIY art-and-crafters, homemakers, and small business entrepreneurs, lettering is a versatile and necessary skill that can repurpose the old into something that is new, beautiful, and functional.
Finally, draw inspirations from twelve whimsical projects suited for the girlie girl, the sophisticated man, or the modern minimalist. Combine the art of lettering and upcycling crafts to bring beauty into your everyday lifestyle.
Doris Wai is an illustrator devoted to drawing letters. A self-made entrepreneur with her company Love Lettering, she sees all objects, plain or ornate, as blank canvases with amazing potential to be more than what they are. She lives in Toronto, Canada.
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Title:Extraordinary Hand Lettering: Creative Lettering Ideas For Celebrations, Events, Decor, & MoreFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 9.5 X 7.5 X 0.7 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 9.5 X 7.5 X 0.7 inPublished:November 7, 2017Publisher:SkyhorseLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1510721916

ISBN - 13:9781510721913

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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