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Hand Lettering 101: An Introduction to the Art of Creative Lettering

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UPDATE: We added Sarah's additional content in our latest print run!

If you follow Chalkfulloflove (also known as Sarah!) on social media, you and thousands of others already know how adorable her hand-lettered creations are. With Hand Lettering 101, Sarah brings her fabulous Hand Lettering 101 workshop right to you with this beginner workbook! In this book, you will go ove
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Spiral-bound, 112 pages
Published June 21st 2016 by Paige Tate Select
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Das Buch beginnt mit einem kurzen Abschnitt über die Schriftgrundlagen. Hier werden Fragen wie „Was ist eine Serife, was bedeutet Sans Serif und was ist ein Haarstrich“ geklärt. Auch die Basics werden aufgegriffen. Was ist Faux Calligraphy und wie bekomme ich den „verstärkten Abstrich“ am besten hin? Zwei Seiten stellen Materialien wie Stift und Papier vor. Du brauchst wirklich nicht viel, wenn du das erste Mal mit dem Handlettering beginnen möchtest.

Es folgen einige Seiten, auf denen das
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Abby
Oct 19, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: calligraphy
Maybe I'm dumb. I bought this hoping to reconnect with my inner calligraphy writer that I became when I was in eighth grade. I was pretty good then but have become rusty. I was not prepared to find the modern cool squiggles inside. I also didn't find the instructions to learn to be helpful. However the "fonts" in the back to learn were cute. A friend of mine picked up the art of modern calligraphy in minutes. Sooooo maybe it's me. 🤷🏻‍♀️ ...more
Samantha
Mar 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is a very simple introduction to hand lettering and covers the very basics to get started in hand-lettering. I would describe this as a workbook, as it gives specific examples and lots of space for you to practice your own techniques, without getting too caught up with lengthy and unnecessary descriptions. Great for beginners!
ella ☆
Oct 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

This was very easy to follow and it didn't take that long for me to get the hang of each of the different styles and how to write in them. I've always wanted to learn how to do calligraphy, and this was a foot in the door for me into it.
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Angela Pearson
Jul 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I wish I was more 'artsy' like my oldest son. I love trying and handwriting is something that comes easily. I enjoyed it! ...more
Mary McKevitt Balash
Jul 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Best way to learn hand lettering. Can’t recommend this enough for anyone looking to learn! 4 Stars because I would have liked an uppercase letter tutorial in this book.
Rachel
Jan 28, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2019-read
A good beginner's guide, would have liked to have had smaller letters when doing the drills, these were very large and awkward, but overall, a nice tutorial guide. ...more
Erin Charpentier
Mar 21, 2017 rated it liked it
I checked this out from the library, so I didn't use the book in its intent as a write-in book. Still, I've always loved hand lettering and love seeing it used so often. The instructions were pretty basic in terms of the lettering. I would've liked to see more words and phrases demonstrated, but I suppose this is only meant to be an introduction. ...more
Sarah Erickson
Dec 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A great introduction to hand lettering
Erin
Oct 20, 2019 rated it liked it
Not bad, but very basic.
Shelby Rehmert
Nov 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Fun book to add flavor to hand writing
Theresa
Nov 22, 2016 rated it liked it
it was an okey book - sort of on the simple side but fun all the same.
Emily S.
This is fantastic and easy to follow. Even I can do it! I'm excited to start hand-lettering things. ...more
Brittany
Jan 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I very much enjoyed the basic drill practices as well as the end sayings. For a newbie, a great starting guide!
Meghan
Sep 09, 2016 rated it liked it
Cute book- seems like a hand back of a blog post.
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