Home Is Wherever Mom Is: Creative Coloring and Hand Lettering

Home Is Wherever Mom Is: Creative Coloring and Hand Lettering

by Thomas Nelson

Paperback

$15.99

Overview

This is the perfect gift for mom to celebrate the role of motherhood through uplifting quotes, by spending time enjoying a favorite hobby of coloring, and by learning a new craft in hand lettering.

With adult coloring books continuing to expand, Home Is Wherever Mom Is: Creative Coloring & Hand Lettering shows moms how much they are loved with uplifting quotes and messages about motherhood, surrounded by more than 100 intricate and beautiful pages to color. In addition, she will love the simple tutorial and templates for hand lettering, which add a wonderful and unique element to the book.

Treat your mom to something special this Mother’s Day with a new Creative Coloring & Hand Lettering book. Combining two major trends of coloring and DIY and by adding hand-lettering guides and stencils to the beautiful pen-and-ink artwork, this book will generate hours of peace, reflection, and enjoyment.

Mothers are truly the heart of the home, so take a moment to thank your mom for who she is and all she does with Home Is Wherever Mom Is: Creative Coloring & Hand Lettering.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780718092726
Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date: 03/21/2017
Series: Coloring Faith
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 9.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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Home Is Wherever Mom Is

Creative Coloring & Hand Lettering


By Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson

Copyright © 2017 Thomas Nelson
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-0-7180-9272-6


INTRODUCTION

Hand lettering is for everyone!

Hand lettering is one of the biggest trends out there. What's so fun about art — even hand lettering — is that the sky is the limit. Whether you've had formal training or just want to try your hand and have fun with it, hand lettering is for any skill level. With a few basic principles, time, and practice, you can develop your own unique style and try new and creative techniques each day.

There are so many types of lettering tools on the market that it can be a bit overwhelming. A small investment in a few tools will take you far! You can create gorgeous hand-lettered pieces with pencils, fine felt-tip markers, brush pens, watercolor brushes, and more.

In this book, in addition to gorgeous, intricate illustrations to color, you will find hand-lettering designs of quotes taken from a wealth of people. You can trace these designs with an ultra-fine marker or color them in with a paintbrush or brush pen. You'll also see that some of the words are shaded gray, which will help guide you through each stroke.

As you begin this creative journey, remember that it doesn't have to be complicated. Enjoy the practice of hand lettering as you reflect on Scripture and trace quotes that remind you of God's unending love for you. For additional help, there are lined practice pages with sample letters in the back of the book. Grab a pencil and a sheet of paper or a practice sketch pad. Trace over the sample letters or copy them side by side on your paper. You can thicken downstrokes (the lines that occur anytime you draw downward when you create letters) or you can color in downstrokes (or weight your downstrokes heavily with a brush or brush pen). Include details and swirls among the words and letters for added artistry.


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