Brush Lettering Workbook (Print), Learn Lettering and Modern Calligraphy, Lettering Worksheets, Calligraphy Workbook, Brush Calligraphy
With this print lettering workbook, you will learn the beautiful art of brush lettering that you can use for relaxation and self-care. By the end of the workbook, you will be well on your way to creating beautiful artwork for your home, to give as gifts, or to sell.
**This is a 168-page high-quality plastic spiral-bound workbook. It is printed on 80lb super smooth matte paper and therefore will not fray your brush pens or bleed through the pages. Because it is spiral-bound, the workbook will lay flat when lettering inside it.**
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✦ IS THIS WORKBOOK FOR YOU?
Are you a beginner? If so, this workbook is for you because I take you step-by-step through the process of brush lettering starting with the simplest techniques and gradually moving through to more difficult techniques.
Have you been lettering awhile? If so, this workbook also contains advanced topics that anyone can benefit from like flourishing, tips on layouts and composition and much more!
There are many traceable lettering worksheets available online. What makes this workbook different is that it not only contains helpful worksheets but also includes detailed instructional material to help you succeed. You will also be encouraged by the quotes included throughout the workbook, journaling prompts and creative exercises.
✦ WHAT YOU WILL GET:
1.) 168-page plastic spiral-bound workbook printed on double-sided pages.
2.) It is printed on 80lb super smooth matte paper and therefore will not fray your brush pens or bleed through the pages.
3.) Because it is spiral-bound, the workbook will lay flat when lettering inside it.
[[Table of Contents]]
- Note from Shelley
- The Basics
- Brush Pens and Paper
- Ultimate Guide to Brush Pens
- Lettering Ladder System
- Monoline Lettering
- Faux Calligraphy
- Top 12 Mistakes
- Tips for Lefties
- Seven Basic Strokes
- Brush Lettering
- Connecting Letters
- Bounce Lettering
- Lettering Layout Tips
- Your Own Style
- Alphabet Exemplar Practice Sheets
- Lines, Shapes, and Botanicals
- Your Project
- Before and After
- Embrace the Artist in You
- Art of Gratitude
- Artist Date Ideas
- 30-Day Challenge
- Bonus Training
- About the Author
- Blank Practice Sheets
✦ LEARN 9 LETTERING STYLES:
In the workbook, you will learn the following 9 lettering styles. You will find these styles in the section, Alphabet Exemplar Practice Sheets.
1. Copperplate Calligraphy (script style, small pens, upper and lowercase)
2. Ink Dance (script style, small pens, upper and lowercase)
3. Ink Dance (script style, large pens, upper and lowercase)
4. San Serif (print style, upper and lowercase)
5. Serif (print style, upper and lowercase)
6. Urban Groove (print style, upper and lowercase)
7. Freedom (print style, upper and lowercase)
8. Block Letters (print style, upper and lowercase)
9. Summer fun (print style, a combination of upper and lowercase letters.)
✦ ABOUT THE WORKBOOK:
Brush lettering can be difficult to learn. Therefore, I developed the Lettering Ladder system to help you succeed. It starts with the easiest concepts to master and gradually adds more difficult aspects of lettering.
Similar to climbing a ladder, you will take one step at a time until you reach new heights with your lettering skills.
The Lettering Ladder system takes you through the following six steps:
1. Monoline Lettering
2. Faux Calligraphy (fake calligraphy)
3. Anatomy of Each Letter
4. Brush Lettering (connecting letters)
5. Bounce Lettering
You can progress through each step as quickly as you want or as slowly as you need. Make sure to master each step before moving on to the next.
In the Connecting Letters section, I have included practice sheets with all six steps of the Lettering Ladder system for 10 common phrases used to create cards. You can see an example of one of these practice sheets in the photos included with this listing.
- Thank you
- I Love You
- Happy Birthday
- It's Your Day
- Praying for You
- Get Well Soon
- Just for You
This workbook could have been published as four separate workbooks because there is so much content within it.
However, I want you to have everything you need in one place without needing to invest in more than one book. Therefore, you will learn the entire Lettering Ladder system in this workbook as well as advanced topics like developing your own lettering style, lettering layouts, composition and much more.
Purchase this workbook and use my Lettering Ladder system to help you learn brush lettering!
✦ BONUS TRAINING:
Inside the workbook, you get access to a link to sign up for a bonus training package.
1. Blank Practice Sheets (PDF): I have created six different styles of lettering practice sheets you can print off and use over and over again. I recommend printing it on the HP Premium Laserjet paper if possible.
2. 30-Day Art Challenge Calendar (PDF): This is the same calendar I have included in the workbook. However, you can print it off and use it over and over again to help you create art on a consistent basis.
3. Faux Calligraphy Class (video training and practice sheets)
4. Embrace the Artist in You Class
5. Watercolor & Ink Supplies Class
6. Bonus Library: Download Shelley’s Brush Lettering for Beginners Guide (a 10-page PDF), Block Party practice sheets, get access to our Facebook group, download lock screens and more!
Plus, you’ll get access to our private Facebook group and any new bonuses I add in the future. WooHoo!
Because this is a comprehensive workbook with 168 pages of content and high-quality paper, it is more expensive to ship. Therefore, I am offering media mail for USA based customers. With media mail, I cannot add anything else to the package except the book. So you won't be receiving a thank you card, business card, etc. I’m shipping it this way to save you money.
You can choose other shipping options during checkout and we do not ship internationally. However you can purchase the PDF and have it printed locally.
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281 reviews5 out of 5 stars
I absolutely love Shelley Hitz's Print Lettering Workbook!! It is made with quality materials, filled with tons of great content and visuals, and beautifully written. I love that its spiral bound on the top which makes reading and using it so much easier! I love Shelley's passion to help others tap into their own creativity! You will love Shelley's Print Lettering Workbook!
It's surprising how often I hear "I'm not an artist, I can't draw or I would never be able to do that." "I just do (enter craft here)". Well, if you've ever wanted to do your own creative lettering, and thought you couldn't, THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU. Shelley is an excellent teacher and that is coupled with a God given ability to lay out things for newbies in such a way that the learning flows in the most comfortable manner. You crafters know what I'm talking about, rewinding the YouTube video a million times, trying to understand directions for a simple project that read like you're putting together a piece of furniture from IKEA? Not with this wonderful product. I highly recommend it above all others. Ooh!!! I always thought I could never knit (I wonder if Shelley knits? tee hee.)
The book by Brush Strokes by the very talented @yourcreativeadventure is absolutely amazing! She puts so much love on it that you can feel how special it is! It’s so beautiful and so well done that I don’t have the courage to write on it so I don’t ruin it! I’m using tracing paper instead! 😂. I just made a few pages so far but I’m already daring to use brush strokes on my Scrapbook! If you want to learn #lettering , I highly recommend this book!
I am loving this workbook! I shied away from lettering for so long because I thought it was going to be really hard, especially because I'm a lefty. But Shelley makes it really easy to learn with her ladder system. I haven't gotten though the whole book yet, but can't wait to start incorporating lettering into my art. I would recommend this to anyone, especially beginners like me!
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