The big awesome book of hand & chalk lettering / Dina Rodriguez
Book | DK Publishing | 2017 | First American edition.
Available at Gateway-Racine Campus General Collection (NK 3600 R6.28 2017)

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First American edition.
206 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Includes index.
Pt.1: The Essentials of Lettering
The Anatomy of Letters -- Tools and Materials for Hand Lettering -- Tools and Materials for Chalk Lettering -- Tools and Materials for Painting -- Hand Stretches and How to Practice
Pt.2: Get Started
Monoweight Sans Serif -- Basic Chalk Techniques -- Varied Weight Serif -- Transferring a Design from Paper to Chalkboard -- How to Build Words -- Frames, Corners, and Borders -- Banners -- Ligatures -- Inline Graphics -- Outline Graphics -- Accents and Filigree -- Adding Dimension -- Lettering inside a Shape -- Adding Impact with Illustrations
Pt.3: More Lettering Styles
Slab Serif -- Tattoo -- Western -- Circus -- Victorian -- Monoweight Script -- Varied Weight Script -- Brush Script -- Sign Painters -- Wood -- Ribbon -- Plant -- Black Letter
Pt.4: Composing a Lettered Design
Principles of Design -- Plan and Conceptualize the Design -- Select the Lettering Style -- Draw the First Rought Sketch -- Transfer Techniques -- Fine-Tune the Concept and Redraw -- Transfer and Ink the Design -- Color -- Tips for Choosing Colors
Pt.5: Lettering Projects
Gift Tag -- T-Shirt -- Birthday Card -- Shadow Box -- Drop Cap Journal -- Inspirational Canvas -- Sandwich Board -- Logo Design -- Housewarming Invitation -- House Number -- Wedding Monogram -- Place Cards -- Pennant -- Lettered Photo -- Chalkboard Murai
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, the composition/design of phrases on the page, and flourishes to embellish the design. It also includes chalk lettering, fun prompts for writing, and 15 projects and gift ideas, ranging from gift tags to a lettered poster to chalk-lettered signs for special events. The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering covers 15 lettering styles--from Black Letter and "melting" to circus and Victorian, as well as serifs and scripts--along with numerous borders, corners, banners, bursts, frames and other accents. -- Publisher
14.00 GPH DSN (10-204-3)
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