The Art of Brush Lettering: A Stroke-by-Stroke Guide to the Practice and Techniques of Creative Lettering and Calligraphy
Author: Kelly Klapstein
Publisher: Quarry Books
Release Date: November 28, 2017
A complete guide to brush pen lettering, The Art of Brush Lettering takes a meditative approach to creating beautiful letterforms, plus freestyle lettering, faux calligraphy, and special effects.
Instagram brush lettering artist Kelly Klapstein (@kellycreates) takes a simple, serene approach to teaching the art of creating beautiful letterforms with easy-to-use and richly colored brush pens. Kelly begins by guiding you through the tools you’ll be using and the best ways to position pen, hand, and paper.
She goes on to demonstrate a range of basic strokes and drills, detailed tutorials for both lowercase and uppercase alphabets, and lessons on freestyle lettering, faux calligraphy, and a variety of special effects.
Also included for practice and improvement are exemplars for tracing and worksheets for basic strokes and drills, lowercase and uppercase letters, punctuation, and numerals for both large and small brush pens, so you'll never have to look far to find the best examples to practice from.