Lettering With Purpose
Lettering with Purpose is a beautiful and thoughtful book for anyone interested in developing their own artistic alphabet. Whether you’re hoping to personalize greeting cards, or just enjoy the art, hand lettering is an uplifting and compelling craft to learn.
Aspiring artists and lettering enthusiasts will explore and deepen their understanding of this art form by delving into a variety of lettering techniques. You will also enjoy 100 reflective lettering prompts to spur the imagination and help readers answer the question: “What should I write?”
Your lettering journey will begin with lettering basics. This intuitive guide includes suggested tools and materials, the anatomy of letters, how to pair different lettering styles, and thorough tutorials on working with a variety of mediums. You’ll be creating striking layouts and compositions in no time.
Besides all of the fantastic tutorial included in the book, there are also 100 prompts to get you started. If you have a creative block, these are perfect. It’s always hard to know what to write/come up with something creative so these prompts are super handy for jump starting your imagination.
This isn’t a book that just shows you pretty examples- Brittany is a fantastic teacher, and she shows you so many techniques that will make you want to grab your lettering supplies right away!
*I was given a copy of this book in exchange for a review, however all opinions are my own.