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The Art of Whimsical Lettering by Joanne Sharpe is an artful instruction book on creating stylized fonts and expressive artwork with personal handwriting skills. Author Joanne Sharpe shows you how to create exuberant and personalized writing styles for your artwork—whether it be a journal, canvas art, or other projects that use text.


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The Art of Whimisical Lettering

Author: Joanne Sharpe
Pages: 135
Page size: 81/2" x 11 1/2"
Publisher: Interweave
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4L0358
ISBN / SKU / UPC: 9781620330746
Weight: 1.00 lb
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A "font" of information on lettering styles! The Art of Whimsical Lettering is an artful instruction book on creating stylized fonts and expressive artwork with personal handwriting skills. Author Joanne Sharpe shows you how to create exuberant and personalized writing styles for your artwork–whether it be a journal, canvas art, or other projects that use text.

After an overview of Joanne's favorite lettering tools and surfaces, take a peek into Joanne's personal lettering journal to discover how you too can collect inspiration, hone your lettering skills, and tap into your natural creativity. Joanne then demonstrates twenty art techniques for creating a variety of lettering styles using many different tools. She provides you with fifteen basic alphabets, ranging from simple pen-and-ink renditions to increasingly elaborated texts that reference calligraphy, vintage fonts, and doodle art, among other styles. Joanne also teaches you how to turn prosaic lettering into page art itself, merge text into illustrations, and ornament words with decorative drawings!

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About the Author: Joanne Sharpe

Joanne Sharpe is a renowned mixed-media artist and enthusiastic teacher with a passion for art journaling, lettering, doodling, and illustration. Joanne's playful art has been featured in the popular publications Cloth Paper Scissors, Studios, Somerest Art Journaling, and more. She was also featured in the Art Journaling Exposed eMag and stars in the DVD Artful Lettering. Joanne resides in Rochester, New York.

 

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