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Special Effects Lettering and Calligraphy

A Beginner's Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Amazing Lettered Art - Explore New Styles, Colors, and Mediums

October 17, 2023 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9780760380543
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Description

With Special Effects Lettering and Calligraphy, you'll learn to master a variety of lettering styles and gorgeous mediums to create amazing lettered art.

This fun, colorful, and inspiring guide for lettering enthusiasts at all levels of experience is written and illustrated by popular lettering artist and Domestika instructor Grace Frosen of @gracecallidesigns, who shares her secrets on how to create vibrant and unique designs.
 

  • Getting Started. Experiment with pens, paper, and other essential art materials.
  • Creative Lettering for Beginners. Warm-up exercises, hand-lettering basics, and alphabet guides.
  • Adding Extra Sparkle. Develop your own style and add various special effects and techniques to make your lettering pop.
  • Colors and Blending. Blend colors and learn to work with metallics and other glittering mediums.
  • Oodles of Doodles. Add illustrations, flourishes, and embellishments to your lettering pieces.
  • Putting It All Together. Create well-composed art pieces that combine different styles in beautiful layouts.

About this Author

Grace Frosen is a lettering artist and illustrator with a popular following on Instagram @gracecallidesigns. In addition to selling her doodle and lettering workbooks on her Etsy site GraceCalliStudios, Grace teaches a creative lettering class on the online teaching platform Domestika. Originally from the Philippines, she lives in Cambridge, UK.

ISBN: 9780760380543
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 144
Publisher: Quarry Books
Published: 2023-10-17

Reviews

"A great lettering and calligraphy resource that's filled with inventive ideas, rather than traditional approaches. Readers interested in exploring creative lettering will likely find this to be a helpful title for getting started."--Library Journal

"An ideal instructional reference that explores a wide range of mediums and styles, including dazzling special effects, stunning color combinations, and impressive embellishments."--Midwest Book Review

"I thoroughly enjoyed this course. Grace has a lovely manner of teaching that's relaxing to watch. Definitely recommended if you're interested in modern calligraphy and doodling with a purpose."

--Christine, Domestika student

"Grace is a lovely person who puts her whole heart and soul into her workbooks. This is a very comprehensive book, giving you step-by-step instructions to create nice lettering pieces, even if you are a complete beginner. Includes multiple fonts with reference pages and tracing pages, and advice on layout, doodles, and embellishments. This 'little' book is worth every penny and you should definitely buy it."

--Barbara, Etsy customer for GraceCalliStudios

"This course is amazing! It is fun, entertaining, and easy to follow. After completing a few pages, you cannot help but feel cheerful and happy. I super recommend it. I have bought it to give as a gift for several friends because there is no better present for the holidays than helping someone learn a new skill! My Christmas wrappers are now decorated with my own doodles! Thank you, Grace."

--Gen Bermejo, Domestika student

"I love the step-by-step descriptions and the introduction to many types of alphabets and how to create them for different patterns. The doodle alphabet is so thoughtful, it touched my heart. I made my first birthday greeting. Thank you."

--Emilia Ryman, Domestika student

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