MODERN CALLIGRAPHY & HAND LETTERING
The Beginner's Guide to Modern Calligraphy & Hand Lettering for Kids is the perfect beginner workbook for you child to learn the basics of modern calligraphy and the fun and creative art of lettering. This book will teach children the fundamentals of typography, modern calligraphy and hand lettering, with six unique alphabet styles for them to learn. It starts from the beginning, allowing them to start with the foundations of basic strokes, combining strokes to become letters, and then connecting the letters to become words.
Once your child has gotten a grasp on the basics, the book will lead them to several fun projects to pull all of the skills they have learned together. The step-by-step instructions are perfect for beginners and you will find enough pages to guide them through letters, words, as well as complete projects for them to have a lot of fun letting their creative side blossom. Lettering is a great activity for stress relief and mindfulness and is a great non-screen activity that develops creativity in kids.
Lettering for Kids includes:
Suitable for kids ages 8 and up!
Over 100 pages of lettering practice
Easy to follow instructions and reference guides
6 hand lettered alphabets in varying styles
8.5x11 to provide sufficient space
No experience required!
Written by lettering artist Kristin Bowman, author of the best selling Ultimate Guide to Modern Calligraphy & Hand Lettering for Beginners, this lettering book provides a simplified introduction into the art of modern calligraphy and hand lettering for children and teens. It introduces them to the concepts behind altering letterforms to introduce creativity and whimsy to their lettering and art forms.
With easy to follow instructions, beginning with what tools to use, what the basic elements of typography and letter forms are, and how to form basic strokes, this book guides your child step-by--step through the fundamentals of modern lettering, adapted from traditional calligraphy, and helps them start their lettering journey with a solid foundation. Put together the perfect starter kit with the brush lettering pen set of your choice (or try June & Lucy's 6 piece pen set, perfect for beginners!), and let your child get started with their lettering practice.
This kid's lettering book guides you through learning 6 distinct brush lettering and monoline hand lettering alphabets that your child can use to compose the perfect lettering project. Each modern calligraphy alphabet contains traceable guidelines for each of the letters, as well as additional instructions on flourishes, creating bouncy letters, doodles and illustrations, as well how to connect your letters to form words, and then how to put all of the design elements you learned into a single composed design. Practice your handwriting by tracing over the guided templates and then letter them on your own.