Lettering enthusiasts of all levels will love learning easy ways to develop and adapt hand lettering skills and techniques to a variety of digital platforms in Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy.
Popular Instagram lettering artist and workshop instructor Shelly Kim (@lettersbyshells) offers lettering enthusiasts at all levels step-by-step instruction, along with ample photos and lettering examples. Start with lettering essentials that show how to create different styles of brush lettering with the right tools, how to connect letters to form words, form flourishes, and more.
Then turn that unique calligraphy into lettering that you can use over and over again, just by digitizing it. Discover several options for creating digital lettering, each one clearly outlined and explained. Become familiar with tools and techniques that make the process fast and enjoyable.
See how far you can take your digital lettering with fun projects for creating cards, name tags, adding foiling and more.
In this book you’ll learn how to:
Produce loose, bouncy lettering that adds style to any project
Design meaningful quotes by learning a quick trick for great compositions
Create digital files that give you numerous options for adding color and changing the shapes and sizes of letters
Make a custom digital lettering brush that you can use for unique calligraphy
Letter on a tablet and learn the basics of Procreate and Apple Pencil
Use your lettering for great projects that incorporate digital and hands-on techniques
Get inspiration from stunning gallery pieces by Karin Newport of @ipadlettering and Myriam of @halfapx
Digital Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy will guide you to the future of lettering!