The Joy of Lettering: A creative exploration of contemporary hand lettering, typography & illustrated typeface

The Joy of Lettering: A creative exploration of contemporary hand lettering, typography & illustrated typeface

by Gabri Joy Kirkendall, Jaclyn Escalera

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633221369
Publisher: Foster, Walter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/17/2016
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 626,520
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Artist, author, and illustrator Gabri Joy Kirkendall specializes in hand lettering, watercolor, and pen and ink. She is a co-author of Creative Painting & BeyondThe Joy of Lettering, and the best-selling title Creative Lettering and Beyond, which has been featured by Pioneer Woman, Creative Market, Brit + Co, Oh My! Handmade, Life Your Way, Letter Shoppe, and The Letter Belle, among others. Gabri is the artist and owner of Gabri Joy Studios, a successful online business based in the Pacific Northwest that specializes in fine art prints, invitations, branding, wedding stationery, and custom lettering.

The Joy of Lettering co-author Jaclyn Escalera has years of experience in corporate design, non-profit design, and small business branding. She has lived and worked as a designer in Oahu, Texas, and the Pacific Northwest. During her studies at university, her passion for art and design led her to pursue an international design internship with OceanBarefoot Creative Agency in London. She holds a BFA with an emphasis in graphic design and a minor in art history. Today she runs her freelance business JAE Creative in Austin, Texas. Jaclyn specializes in custom branding, lettering, illustration, and graphic design. She has a deep connection to the military community and volunteers her professional skills to improve military family program promotional materials and unit brand design. She was awarded the Honorable Order of Our Lady of Loreto for her support and service to the Army Aviation Community. Jaclyn is a member of AIGA, the professional association for design.

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The Joy of Lettering: A creative exploration of contemporary hand lettering, typography & illustrated typeface 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Fab4_Mom More than 1 year ago
Thru the use of colorful and fun lettering samples, tips, techniques and step by step lettering projects, Gabri and Jaclyn have made the art of lettering easily approachable for the novice such as myself as well as anyone that wants to brush up on their lettering skills. A must have for DIY'ers of all levels!
BrittanyMcPherson More than 1 year ago
This book was beautifully put together and very easy to follow. Educational and delightful. I would highly recommend it!