Quarry The Art of Watercolor Lettering - Step-by-Step Guide

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LETTERING BOOK

QUARRY

The Art of Watercolor Lettering: A Beginner's Step-by-Step Guide to Painting Modern Calligraphy and Lettered Art

Learn to letter beautifully with watercolour. In this stunning follow-up to her highly praised and influential first book, The Art of Brush Lettering, lettering expert and workshop instructor Kelly Klapstein shares her secrets for mastering the essential techniques for creating lovely modern lettering and calligraphy with watercolour.

  • 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.

Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Quarry Books (Oct. 22 2019)
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 21.8 x 1.5 x 25.4 cm
Shipping Weight: 522 g

About the Author:
The author of The Art of Brush Lettering (Quarry Books, 2017), Kelly Klapstein is the founder and owner of KellyCreates, an online provider of instruction and inspiration for brush lettering. After a decade of teaching high school English, along with writing and developing curriculum, Kelly now runs her site and lettering business full time. She is also a designer and writer for Creative Scrapbooker magazine, and travels and teaches workshops around the world, sharing her love of lettering with a global creative community. Her lettering product line, manufactured and distributed by American Craft, was launched in December 2017. She lives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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