Best Books For Brush Lettering – for
beginner or novice hand lettering.
If you want to improve you hand lettering techniques or are trying to learn how to create beautiful messages with brush-lettering, these are my favorites.
1.) The Calligrapher's Bible– This one is great because it includes so many different styles, with step-by-step instructions, and is great for calligraphy OR hand lettering.
2.) Hand-Lettering Ledger– Styles, techniques, and practice pages for any level.
3.) Junk Type– This book is full of colorful and vintage hand lettering pics and signs. This book will get your mind squealing with excitement. 🙂
4.) Words To Live By– Pictures, craft ideas, and lettering techniques for any level.
5.) Creative Lettering– This book will inspire new ideas and ways to make your hand lettering skills think outside the box. This is why I love having so many books. You can get so many little golden nuggets from each and every person.
6.) Getting Started With Brush Lettering– This was the very first book I had bought for learning brush lettering. This is definitely a beginner's guide. She explains the strokes, terms, and gives you lots of pages to practice on.
7.) The Joy Of Lettering– Because I create my own fonts and digitize some of my art, this one is my favorite so far. She inspires you will hand lettering techniques and also includes an instruction for Adobe Illustrator. Very brief part of the book, but it has helped me immensely.
8.) Creative Doodling & Beyond– Stepanie Corfee is an amazing artist and creates fun books like this that will inspire multi media crafts for you to create with hand lettering art.