B4190. Brush Pen Lettering / Song B4190. Brush Pen Lettering: A Step-by-Step Workbook for Learning Decorative Scripts and Creating Inspired Styles by Grace Song. 2017. 128pp. 7.5"x9.5". Paper
This instructional manual provides stroke-by-stroke instruction for beautiful brush lettering based on pointed pen scripts. You learn which brush pens are the best and basics like grip and pressure. The exercises and drills teach you the strokes and improve your skills. You learn how to embellish your letters with highlights, shadows, layering, two ombre methods, and blending, and then how to add character to your lettering with changes to slant, spacing, loop size, baseline bounce, and flourishing for traditional or modern calligraphy. Next you put it together with lessons on layout and DIY projects. Great for those new to calligraphy or just new to pointed brush calligraphy.
B4223. Art of Brush Lettering / Klapstein B4223. The Art of Brush Lettering by Kelly Klapstein. 2017. 160pp. 8.25"x10". Paper.
Popular Instagram brush lettering artist Kelly Klapstein 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.
Kelly demonstrates a range of basic strokes along with drill sheets for practice and improvement. In addition to providing detailed instructions and tracing guides for both lowercase and uppercase alphabets, Kelly gives tutorials on freestyle lettering, faux calligraphy, and special effects. Also included are lowercase and uppercase A to Z exemplars for both large and small brush pens.
Drill sheets, tracing guides, worksheets, and exemplars are perforated for easy removal.
B3959. Script Lettering and Design / Schneider B3959. Script Lettering and Design: Anywhere, Anytime, and on Anything by Linda Schneider.
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Don’t limit your script repertoire. Like the pointed pen, the pointed brush makes a wider stroke with pressure. In this instructional manual, Linda Schneider shows how you can write Spencerian and Copperplate with a pointed brush marker (or a brush). Create beautiful and colorful script letters anywhere, anytime without having to deal with liquid ink. One section covers brush-written ornamental flourishes. Linda’s favorite brush markers for script are Pitt Brush Pens (M43, M43-LS, M43-LS2) and a Pentel Sign Pen (M97).
B1638. Brush Lettering / Schulte & Reaves Brush Lettering. By Eliza Schulte (Holliday) & Marilyn Reaves. 1994 (with some material updated in 2006). 128pp. 8.5"x11". Paper
This complete how-to guide for both chisel edged and pointed brush lettering demonstrates how to use brushes & how to clean and care for them. Model alphabets are provided. Full of examples of brush lettering from a variety of masterful scribes. One of our bestselling titles.
B4203. Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering / Rodriguez B4203. The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering by Dina Rodriguez. 2017. 208pp. 8.5"x11". Paper.
Get creative, express yourself, and add that personal touch with hand lettering! With illustrated step-by-step instructions, The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering shows the beginner how to master the art of hand lettering, the composition/design of phrases on the page, and flourishes to embellish the design. It also includes chalk lettering, fun prompts for writing, and 15 projects and gift ideas, ranging from gift tags to a lettered poster to chalk-lettered signs for special events. The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering covers 15 lettering styles - from Black Letter and "melting" to circus and Victorian, as well as serifs and scripts - along with numerous borders, corners, banners, bursts, frames, and other accents.
B4308. Unique Book of Brush Lettering B4308. Unique Book of Brush Lettering by Winterbird. 2019. 95pp.4.5"x11". Spiral bound.
The Unique Book of Brush Lettering is a brand new, handcrafted brush lettering book, made to educate and inspire your creativity through brush lettering.
This book has been created to present information and inspiration to enhance your lettering knowledge and enjoyment. It is a truly unique book,where every page and every detail is being printed, cut, carved, stamped, foiled, die-cut, folded, perforated, glued, and bound carefully, all by hand.
In this book you will start with the basics of brush lettering. You'll learn about the differences of select brush pens. There is a section about papers, with usable samples to test. Once you're familiar with those, the book shows how to use the pen properly, including pressure exercises and basic strokes. It also includes 7 alphabets, with guidesheets in varying skill levels. Bonus content includes the popular ghost lettering, how to add flourishes/swirls, and projects to use your lettering with.
John Neal Books is the exclusive retailer for this book.