Art of Hand-Lettering Its Mastery and Practice
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Art of Hand-Lettering Its Mastery and Practice

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With over 30 years of experience in both Europe and America as a commercial artist specializing in advertising, Helm Wotzkow has written a thorough, practical guide to the art of hand-lettering. While leading the student step=by-step from beginning-level to advanced problems,he charges the text with so many suggestions and tips learned from long experience that even profes...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published June 1st 1980 by Dover Publications (first published 1952)
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Frédéric Bourgeon
A thorough dive into lettering. Knowledgeable. Aimed to students. Not leaving space for distraction, but encouraging curiosity.
I found a great reference in this book and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to get in the lettering without the hassle of going through well-known letterers or typographers treaty on the matter.
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Shelves: own, typography, design
A very interesting classic lettering book, still full of inspiration. Somethings look very dated, but some are still en vogue.
Jodie Gatlin
Nov 03, 2007 Jodie Gatlin rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: sign painters
If you are opening a store and need to paint the name of your store on the door, this will help.
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