A Fun & Inspiring Introduction to the Art of Hand Lettering
Hand Lettering for Relaxation is the perfect way to cultivate calmness and joy while creating beautiful works of art. While hand lettering can look intimidating, artist and blogger Amy Latta has a friendly and down-toearth approach that will give you the confidence to draw impressive designs with ease. Learn how to create a lovely brush-lettered look with easy, no-fail faux calligraphy. Then add pretty embellishments such as vines, roses, banners, ribbons, swirls and feathers that take your designs to the next level. You’ll also get a beginner’s guide to real brush lettering, plus fun print fonts and ways to highlight, shadow or emboss your words. With 46 unique workshops, each with a featured motivational design, you will gain enough proficiency to proudly share your lettered art on social media, make personalized gifts and even decorate your home.
In this interactive workbook, doodling on the high-quality art paper is highly encouraged! Use it to letter the featured design with the new technique you learned, create your own design or simply enjoy some meditative practice. No matter how you use it, this book is sure to help you relax, enjoy your creative journey and make your life more beautiful wherever you are.
About the Author
Amy Latta is an artist, hand lettering designer and the founder of the blog One Artsy Mama, where she shares honest inspiration for everyday life. Her original hand-lettered designs have been featured nationally in Starbucks and GAP stores. You can also find her designs on apparel and home décor in her online shop Coffee and Tee Designs. She was recently chosen as The Craftys’ “Best Craft Blogger.” Amy lives in Hampstead, Maryland.
"Creating beautiful works of hand-lettered art has never been more fun or relaxing! Amy expertly guides her readers from concept to finished piece in this inspirational workbook."
--Brittany Luiz, hand lettering artist
"I adore Amy Latta's hand lettering and illustration style. She always shares smile-inspiring designs. Her fun-loving word art coupled with whimsical line work is overflowing with personality--you can't help but want to join in the fun!"
--Jen Goode, creativity adventurer at 100Directions.com
"Amy has a unique and whimsical style of lettering and design that is trendy and fun. Her ability to teach the practice of hand lettering to others through written direction is fantastic and effective. I love her lessons!"
--Laura Kelly, artist and designer
"Explore your artistic side with Amy's wonderful step-by-step guide. I did, and now I'm celebrating my new craft!"
--Amy Anderson, author of Mod Podge Rocks!