Vintage Hand Lettering: Create Beautiful Fonts with Old Time Flourish (Paperback)
Create Stunning Artwork Inspired by Stylish Typefaces of the Past
In this one-of-a-kind lettering workbook, Lisa Quine— internationally renowned illustrator and hand letterer extraordinaire—teaches you how to draw a range of old-school fonts, like elegant victorian, chic art deco, and flowery art nouveau, with helpful step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations. These 20 stunning projects are printed on high-quality art paper, so you can draw and practice right in the book and quickly hone your skills as you go. Put your hard work to the test and make one of Lisa’s beautiful, hand lettered quotes— complete with gorgeous design flourishes that capture the unique character of these glamorous eras. Create amazing, treasured art pieces inspired by the fun styles of old-fashioned promotions, vintage circus posters, and classic casino advertisements. Learn to add personalized flair to your hand lettering and make stellar artwork full of timeless style!
About the Author
Lisa Quine is a hand lettering illustrator and designer. She creates custom art pieces for Target, Hilton, American Greetings and others. Lisa is a regular speaker at design conferences, and her work can be seen in murals all over the world. Lisa lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
“Lisa’s wealth of artistic skill along with her ability to impart super-practical knowledge is outdone only by her buoyant personality and overflowing passion for the craft.”
—Dan Lee, lettering artist and creator of Dan Drawn Words
“If you’re looking for a deep understanding of this exploding art form, as well as invaluable information about the do’s and don’ts of lettering and typography, all concisely articulated in digestible, bite-sized pieces, this book is for you!”
—Adam Vicarel art director and founder of Vicarel Studio
“Lisa’s ground-up approach will forever change the way you think about hand-drawn type. Not to mention, propel you to create amazing work. Her sense of humor throughout makes learning about the art form an absolute joy.”
—Caitlin Rambacher, designer and art director at Geometry Global
“Lisa’s passion for the craft of lettering is infectious. With her guidance and attention to detail, any reader can create striking and sophisticated letterforms—and have a blast while doing it!”
—Trisha Previte, illustrator and designer