A hands-on workbook for the art of hand lettering
From original wall hangings to ornate invitations, hand lettering–or the art of drawing letters–allows you to slow down and get creative by crafting elegant works of art with your own hands. Perfect for letterers of any level, The Hand Lettering Workbook is your how-to guide to hand draw letters, showing you how simple and calming lettering can be.
An easy-to-follow overview explores the core principles of hand lettering, including some need-to-know typography terms. Each section takes you step-by-step through forming upper and lower cases of a variety of alphabet styles and hand lettered fonts, as well as plenty of useful practice pages. Then, you’ll pull it all together with a helpful chapter on connecting letters to form words and adding embellishments to create something inspirational and whimsical.
The Hand Lettering Workbook includes:
- Pen to paper–Step-by-steps and fill-in practice sheets take you from A to Z through 7 different alphabet styles, including hand lettered fonts.
- Connect the dots–Practice connecting letters and making words, along with embellishments like bounces, ligatures, flourishes, and more.
- Artist toolkit–Learn about the right tools for hand lettering with advice on the difference between monoline, brush, and water pens, and a dive into the types of markers, chalk, and pencils.
Add some elegance and creativity to your words with the unique and beautiful art of decorative hand lettering and calligraphy.
Amanda Kammarada is a former elementary school teacher and mom of two. She is an ambassador for an art product company and a designer for private clients in addition to her online shop, AmandaKammarada.com. Amanda uses her lettering to inspire positivity and promote self-love and kindness.