144 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Learn to letter beautifully with watercolor. Start with the basics, from choosing paints, brushes, and other supplies to preparing your paper for painting. Learn to handle watercolor paints with essential strokes and warm-ups. Explore painting letterforms in a variety of styles,from traditional to modern. Try a range of creative techniques, including blending ombrés and rainbows, creating pictorial letterforms, and combining watercolor with other mediums. Enhance your lettering with special touches by complementing it with handpainted backgrounds and simple illustrations. With The Art of Watercolor Lettering, you'll learn how to master the medium-and how to go with the watercolor flow-to create one-of-a-kind lettered art and calligraphy that reflect your unique personal style.
Introduction : my watercolor journey & the beauty of watercolor lettering -- What you'll need : essential supplies: paints, brushes, paper & more -- Getting started : working with color, how to hold a brush, making swatches & warm-up exercises -- In love with letters : typography & lettering styles -- Color play : techniques & projects for creating with color -- Creative techniques : creating & enhancing lettering with watercolor pencils, brush pens & other tools -- Dreamy designs : painting quotes, adding designs & other special touches -- Trace & learn : alphabet exemplars, words & quotes for lettering projects.
Art of watercolour lettering
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