Lettering in the Whimsical Woodlands: A Creative Calligraphy Adventure–Nature-Inspired Projects, Prompts and Drawing Ideas

As a follow-up to her successful book, drawing how-tos, The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide, Dean is going back to nature in this woodland-themed book packed full of projects, lettering tutorials, and a wealth of practice pages. Lettering in the whimsical Woodlands provides plenty of space to practice basic and intermediate strokes, with the goal of creating your personal lettering style.

Whether you want to create an eye-catching banner for a party, or you just want to relax while enjoying the art of lettering, some nature inspired place cards for your table, this is your go-to guide. Once you've mastered lettering, including chipmunks, Dean shows you how to draw a variety of woodland creatures, birds, acorns, and foxes, bunnies, mushrooms, as well as flowers, leaves, and other flourishes.

This book will provide you with an elevated lettering experience and many hours of practical, clever projects. With a growing legion of hand-lettering fans on Instagram and her Skillshare classes, Peggy Dean is a rising star in the lettering world. It's the joy of lettering meets DIY fun! For those in need of inspiration, Dean provides a bevy of fun and creative do-it-yourself ideas.

By combining your lettering with line drawings, gift tags, invitations, you can create stunning works of art, including home décor, and unique holiday tablescapes.

Botanical Line Drawing: 200 Step-by-Step Flowers, Leaves, Cacti, Succulents, and Other Items Found in Nature

This book focuses on the extremely popular subject matter of the natural world and includes flowers, branches, leaves, trees, succulents, houseplants, mushrooms, and more. These simple line drawings will allow you to branch out and have fun with your own personal style, as well as inspire you to add flourishes to other projects.

From the artist behind the popular pigeon Letters website, leaves, no-skills-necessary guide to drawing flowers, an easy, and cacti with 200 step-by-step prompts. Line drawing is an easy-to-master art form featuring illustrative, doodle-like designs. Botanical line drawing teaches you how to start with the simplest doodles, building into more elaborate, delicate illustrations.

It's used widely among artists of many types with both fine and bold lines, creating different variations.

The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide: A Complete Step-by-Step Creative Workbook to Jump-Start Modern Calligraphy Skills

The book includes templates for labels, cards, handmade bunting, and word collages. From choosing the best pens and paper and knowing the different styles of lettering, to adding color to your finished pieces--this book covers it all. It even includes a how to guide for posting your best work on social media.

As a self-taught artist who left her day job to pursue a creative life, Peggy Dean is the ideal teacher for artists and non-artists alike. From the artist behind the popular pigeon letters website, a forgiving style of modern calligraphy that encourages creative expression and imprecision, including basic skills, a complete guide to learning and perfecting brush lettering, flourishes, and project ideas.

The ultimate brush lettering guide has something for everyone--from beginners that have never used a brush pen, to seasoned letterers looking for a new style or ideas for creative flourishes. Each lesson builds on itself, unlocking endless opportunities inside the playful art of brush lettering.

Everyday Watercolor: Learn to Paint Watercolor in 30 Days

This beautifully illustrated and inspiring guided watercolor-a-day book is perfect for beginning watercolor artists, artists who want to improve their watercolor skills, and visual creatives. From strokes to shapes, this book covers the basics and helps painters gain confidence in themselves along with inspiration to develop their own style over the course of 30 days.

. Featuring colorful contemporary art from Mon Voir design agency founder and Instagram trendsetter Jenna Rainey, this book's fresh perspective paints watercolor in a whole new light. A contemporary paint-every-day watercolor guide that explores foundational strokes and patterns and then builds new skills upon the foundations over the course of 30 days to create finished pieces.


How To Draw Modern Florals: An Introduction To The Art of Flowers, Cacti, and More

You'll even learn some non-traditional florals that happen to be some of Alli's favorites: succulents and cacti. In this step-by-step guide, where to find inspiration, Alli teaches everything you need to know about modern florals: tools of the trade, the anatomy of a flower, and the basic shapes for drawing a flower.

This is an introduction, so no experience is needed. If you can draw an s or a c; with a pen, Alli can teach you how to draw a beautiful, modern floral design. Alli koch has mastered the art of turning simple doodles into beautifully designed floral illustrations and is giving you her expertise in her book How To Draw Modern Florals.

You'll feel as though you're sitting down with Alli at a coffee shop as she walks you through the process of drawing and designing all aspects of modern florals. You'll learn designs from classic floral favorites like the rose to most popular florals of today.

Mastering Hand-Lettering: Your Practical Guide to Creating and Styling the Alphabet

Skyhorse publishing mastering Hand-Lettering Book- Creative hand lettering and calligraphy are elegant or sometimes quirky art forms. 180 pages in a soft cover. This comprehensive manual covers the spectrum of what creative lettering enthusiasts need to know, cards, signatures, chalkboards, and teaches how to add an individual touch to letters, signs, reports, and much more.

. Includes an introduction to hand lettering, practice pages, tutorials, examples, lettering tools, lettering anatomy, and exercises. Skyhorse Publishing.

How to Draw Almost Every Day: An Illustrated Sourcebook

This is where how to draw almost every day comes in! Each image in this technique driven book is broken down with step-by-step diagrams, making the process creating the image easy to understand. The perfect book for budding artists, How to Draw Almost Every Day challenges and inspires you to draw one simple illustration each day of the year.

. You’ll learn to draw items from everyday life, like food and clothing, as well as seasonal images including snowmen and pumpkins. We have also included inspiring project photos to show you how to incorporate the doodles into greeting cards, calendars, invitations, gift wrap, just about anything you can imagine.

So top putting it off and get drawing! Skyhorse Publishing. Don't let your artistic aspirations come to an end before they start! Everyone wants to draw stylish, not knowing basic techniques, and simply feeling like their art isn't "good enough", but but between busy schedules, evocative pictures, many people quickly give up on learning to draw.


Art Starts with a Line: A creative and interactive guide to the art of line drawing

You'll draw plants and flowers,  architecture and cityscapes,  animals, and everything in between. Following a brief introduction to tools and materials, as well as some easy exercises and techniques for warming up to basic drawing tools, you will explore a variety of subject matter. Art starts with a line presents everything you'll need to know to learn how to successfully create line drawings of all types.

Whether your goal is to create a custom logo for a client, or to simply decorate your planner, it's all here. Skyhorse Publishing. Art starts with a line is approachable for artists of any skill level, no prior drawing experience needed! This form of art requires minimal tools, making it both affordable and portable.

Line drawing utilizes both fine and bold lines to create sophisticated artwork that can stand alone or be incorporated into patterns, scrapbooks, stationery, logos, journals, branding, and more. These projects aren't restricted to black and white either! You'll find techniques for adding color with colored pencil, pen, marker,  even digitally.


Modern Watercolor: A playful and contemporary exploration of watercolor painting Modern Series

The easy-to-follow lessons explore using watercolor on different surfaces, how to create basic shapes using fun techniques, and how to create myriad gorgeous effects that can be achieved with different brushes and strokes. Walter foster Creative Books-Modern Watercolor. Learn to use basic techniques and principles to create beautiful, expressive works of art.

You can even learn how to add layers of dimension and texture, as well as how to work with resist techniques to create pretty patterns and gorgeous backgrounds. It’s time to get your feet wet with watercolors! This dynamic and inspirational guide will set you down a path of exploration as you learn to play with watercolors.

With modern watercolor, discover how to paint in watercolor by harnessing the medium's unique transparent qualities to create stunning works of art, stationery, gifts, and more. From beautifully dynamic leaves, flowers, and trees to simple geometric shapes and patterns, Modern Watercolor provides a colorful and fun approach to working with watercolor.

Whether you're an experienced artist seeking a playful escape or a beginner who has never held a paintbrush, there's something for everyone in Modern Watercolor. Skyhorse Publishing. By the end, your paintings will be cohesive and rich. From selecting your first watercolor paints to learning to blend colors into a unique palette, we are here to guide you as you begin your journey.

The Art of Creative Watercolor Book

Skyhorse Publishing. Plus, perspective, a fresh take on color theory, composition and more.144 pages in a softcover. North Light Books. Walter foster Creative Books-Modern Watercolor. North light the art of creative Watercolor Book- Inspiration and Techniques for Imaginative Drawing and Painting. Replicate whimsical illustrations with signature offbeat color combinations, artful arrangements, and endearing quirkiness.

Create a handmade journal, then follow exercises and start-to-finish projects to fill it with illustrations that are small in size but big on color. Learn to partner with the wonderfully spontaneous medium of watercolor to create your own brand of magic.

The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook: Draw Whimsical and Decorative Styles and Scripts

Designs and techniques for ornamental fonts and flourishes that create exquisite hand-lettered works of artlearn the art of hand-lettering. North Light Books. This step-by-step workbook teaches you how to craft pretty letters and flowers of all sorts. Walter foster Creative Books-Modern Watercolor. Use your newfound botanical lettering skills to make cards, banners, tags, wedding invitations, paper bouquets and other fun projects.

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