Cart 0

The Lettering Workshops

30 Exercises for Improving Your Hand Lettering Skills

In The Lettering Workshops, you’ll learn all about the art and practice of drawing letters using hands-on techniques in 30 lessons across five workshops. Whether you’re a beginner or a professional graphic designer, you'll quickly learn how to develop and advance your lettering skills. In this richly illustrated book of...
Read More

  • Print and eBook Bundle: $34.99
  • Print Book: $24.95
  • eBook: $19.99

The ebook is available now and the print book is available for Pre-order. The estimated ship date is March 04, 2019.
Add to cart below
Clear

BOOK AUTHOR

Francis Chouquet

PAGE COUNT

160 pages

TRIM SIZE

8 x 10in

COVER

Soft Cover - with flaps

ISBN

9781681984445

PUBLISH DATE

03/2019

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • What Is Lettering?
  • Why This Book?
  • First Lesson
  • Lettering, Calligraphy, or Typography?Basics and Technical Vocabulary
  • WORKSHOP 1: DISCOVERING BRUSH LETTERING
  • Exercise 1: Finding the Right Position
  • Exercise 2: Setting Up a Grid
  • Exercise 3: Carrying Out the First Motions
  • Exercise 4: Drawing the Letters
  • Exercise 5: Connecting the Letters
  • Exercise 6: Reworking Your Drafts
  • Analysis of Lettering SamplesGallery
  • WORKSHOP 2: INTRODUCTION TO SCRIPT LETTERING
  • Exercise 1: Discovering the Skeleton Technique
  • Exercise 2: Drawing an Alphabet
  • Exercise 3: Drawing a Complete Word
  • Exercise 4: Lettering in a Classic Script
  • Exercise 5: Leaving Your Comfort Zone!
  • Analysis of Lettering SamplesGallery
  • WORKSHOP 3: USING TYPOGRAPHIC CHARACTERS
  • Exercise 1: Embellishing a Letter
  • Exercise 2: Practicing on a Complete Word
  • Exercise 3: Going Further with Vintage Style
  • Exercise 4: Discovering Interlock
  • Exercise 5: Practicing Interlock with Serifs
  • Exercise 6: Producing a Complete Interlock Lettering ProjectAnalysis of Lettering SamplesGallery
  • WORKSHOP 4: THE SECRETS OF GOOD COMPOSITION
  • Exercise 1: Thinking in Terms of the Block
  • Exercise 2: Completing the First Sketches
  • Exercise 3: Choosing the Styles for Each Word
  • Exercise 4: Drawing the Skeleton
  • Exercise 5: Developing and Finalizing Your Path Analysis of Lettering SamplesGallery
  • WORKSHOP 5: DIGITIZATION AND VECTORIZATION
  • Exercise 1: Digitizing and Preparing Your Lettering
  • Exercise 2: First Steps in Vectorization
  • Exercise 3: Testing the Vertex Theory
  • Exercise 4: Vectorizing the Entire Lettering Project
  • Exercise 5: Critiquing Your Vectorized Lettering Project
  • Exercise 6: Preparing Your Lettering Project without Vectorization
  • Exercise 7: Isolating the Lettering
  • Exercise 8: Adding Texture to the Lettering Project
  • Exercise 9: Finalizing the CompositionGallery
  • Artists Represented in this BookResources
  • Index

Be the first to review “The Lettering Workshops”