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Hand lettering A to Z a world of creative ideas for drawing and designing alphabets by Abbey Sy

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Alphabets,
  • Lettering

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Make your ABCs more FUN with Hand Lettering A to Z. Along with the popularity of journaling, paper crafting, book crafting, and making personalized gifts and cards, comes a renewed appreciation for hand lettering. Hand Lettering A to Z is a fun, hands-on, write-in book, in which artist and calligrapher Abbey Sy presents her creative lettering and invites artists from several countries to contribute alphabets of their own designs: all unique, all hand drawn, many ready to be colored with pen or watercolor. Each alphabet will be paired with a collection of phrases: (Let it Snow, Let"s Dance, It"s Only Rock and Roll, Just Do It!) to show readers different ways to use the lettering and to have fun with an international variety of ways to turn the phrase. The artists will make their selections from a list of fifteen languages (Danish, Dutch, English, Finish, French, German, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish). Readers can use the phrases when making cards, gifts, Valentines, or embellishing their journals. Using the phrases in other languages adds to the fun of creating something special. The book is printed on artists" quality paper, with plenty of space opposite each collection of letters and phrases for the reader to draw, copy, and practice.

Edition Notes

Includex index.

StatementAbbey Sy
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK3603 .S9 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination127 pages
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27239270M
ISBN 101631592823
ISBN 109781631592829
OCLC/WorldCa964379946

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Product Information. Practice Makes Perfect! Created by Abbey Sy, lettering expert and author of Hand Lettering A to Z, this must-have companion volume is a super-sized collection of drills, exemplars, and practice sheets for a variety of modern lettering styles, flourishes and other decorative elements, and motivational and inspirational quotes. Hand lettering is seen as more of an illustrative approach to lettering; bringing letters to life in a decorative, artistic fashion. Typically used for large-scale items such as signage and murals. Brush lettering. As the name would suggest, brush lettering is a form of hand lettering .   It expresses what you have to say, and demonstrates your creativity in all your communications. In Hand Lettering A to Z, artist and author Abbey Sy has invited four international artists--Meg.   Created by Abbey Sy, lettering expert and author of Hand Lettering A to Z, this must-have companion volume is a super-sized collection of drills, exemplars, and practice sheets for a variety of modern lettering styles, flourishes and other decorative elements, and motivational and inspirational quotes.

Abbey Sy is an artist and designer whose passion for hand lettering and design is inspired by retro advertising, desaturated hues, and vintage is the author of Hand Lettering A to Z (Rockport Publishers) and The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy (CPi). Abbey is also the founder and creative director of ABC Magazine, a publication for artists, crafters, and. Get Hand Lettering A To Z Workbook online or find other Calligraphy & Hand Lettering Books products from FREE SHIPPING* on orders of $50 or more. Ends at midnight PST 11/11/Price: $ When doing hand lettering, the letters are most commonly drawn or sketched with a pencil and then outlined with various pens and markers. In contrast to calligraphy, where certain styles require specific tools, for hand lettering, you don’t really need a specific tool.   In Hand Lettering A to Z, artist and author Abbey Sy has invited four international artists--Meg Hyland, Joao Neves, Tessa Go, and Lisa Lorek--to join her in designing all new alphabets for you to draw and use in many different languages. You don't have to be a trained artist to master the art of hand lettering/5(72).