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Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy : A collection of traditional calligraphic hands
£12.99
Discover everything you need to know about historic flourished hands and how to create elegant, modern artwork inspired by traditional calligraphy techniques in this follow-up to the first and best-selling lettering book in Walter Foster's Creative...and Beyond series. Beginning with an introduction to pointed pen and how to get started with this timeless tool, you'll find a brief overview of the recommended tools and materials, as well as how to set up your work space. In addition, you will explore essential techniques used throughout the book, learn to hold the pen properly, and find tips for warming up. Talented artist and teacher Laura Lavender introduces you to a wide range of traditional, historic flourished hands and lettering styles, including Copperplate, Spencerian, Italian hand, Bickham script, Victorian embellished capitals, Art Nouveau capitals, Gothic capitals, and more. Each style includes an engaging introduction and history of the hand, an alphabet sampler, step-by-step instructions for creating the letters, and lots of inspirational examples and ideas for using the hand.
Dyan Reaveley - The Art of Dyan Reaveley
£34.99
All of the art featured in this book are pages from Dyan's favorite ledger journal which became the inspiration for her Dylusions line. Collector's Edition of 2,000 numbered copies Includes 48 pages of Dyan's original artwork paired with inspirational quotes Hardcover book measures 11.5 x 13.5 inches "This book is dedicated to my Mum and Dad. Everyday I become a little bit more like the both of you and I couldn't be more proud." - Dyan Reaveley The book is very heavy, so if ordering from outside of mainland UK it is expensive to ship For a single book only ​​​​​​​ Europe - £14.65 USA, Africa & Asia - £19.90 Australia & New Zealand - £21.30
Dyan Reaveley - The Art of Dyan Reaveley - Signed Copy
£34.99
All of the art featured in this book are pages from Dyan's favorite ledger journal which became the inspiration for her Dylusions line. Collector's Edition of 2,000 numbered copies Includes 48 pages of Dyan's original artwork paired with inspirational quotes Hardcover book measures 11.5 x 13.5 inches "This book is dedicated to my Mum and Dad. Everyday I become a little bit more like the both of you and I couldn't be more proud." - Dyan Reaveley
Dylusions - Distinctly Dylusional: A Guide to Art Journaling
£13.99

Ranger and Dyan Reaveley are pleased to announce the publication of

Distinctly Dylusional: A Guide to Art Journaling. Dyan Reaveley, author

and creator of the Dylusions product line shares her motto “It’s easy

when you know how, isn’t it?” as she takes you on a personal creative

journey with her new book. Read candid personal insights into Dyan’s

eclectic, colorful style of art journaling and follow along with quick and

easy tips & techniques; all with step by step instructions and full color

photos.

Featuring over 80 pages of how-to’s, techniques and easy to follow

instructions, Distinctly Dylusional: A Guide to Art Journaling is the ideal

companion to have along with you as you discover your own style of

art journaling.

Dylusions - Distinctly Dylusional: A Guide to Art Journaling Signed Copy
£13.99

Ranger and Dyan Reaveley are pleased to announce the publication of

Distinctly Dylusional: A Guide to Art Journaling. Dyan Reaveley, author

and creator of the Dylusions product line shares her motto “It’s easy

when you know how, isn’t it?” as she takes you on a personal creative

journey with her new book. Read candid personal insights into Dyan’s

eclectic, colorful style of art journaling and follow along with quick and

easy tips & techniques; all with step by step instructions and full color

photos.

Featuring over 80 pages of how-to’s, techniques and easy to follow

instructions, Distinctly Dylusional: A Guide to Art Journaling is the ideal

companion to have along with you as you discover your own style of

art journaling.

Jane Davenport - Beautiful Faces - A Mixed Media Portrait  Workshop
£15.99
Beautiful faces is an inspiring, mixed media workbook on how to create enchanting fashion illustration-style portraits. Author Jane davenport is a beloved artist and workshop instructor known internationally for her effervescent, enthusiastic, happy, and encouraging. You can get ‘Drawing & Painting Beautiful Faces’ right here.
Jane Davenport - Fabulous Figures
£17.99
Start with a heart and create beautiful, in-proportion people! Aspiring artists who feel intimidated at drawing figures will love Jane Davenports amazingly easy technique, developed while she worked as a fashion illustrator. It involves using equal-size hearts to build the bodys structure and the results are astounding. Jane lays out the basics and walks you through working with different mediums: drawing the head, face, clothing, hair and features; and constructing figures inspired by fashion, fantasy, life drawing and more.
Jane Davenport - Imagine Out Loud: A Journal of Creative Discovery (Journals)
£13.99
Bombarded by constant demands from work, home, family, friends and social media, women crave the opportunity to slow down and reflect on what is truly important. Journalling is a proven therapeutic process that promotes well-being and sparks creativity, but knowing where to start and facing a blank page can be intimidating. Imagine Out Loud combines famed artist Jane Davenport s inspirational artwork and trademark Jane-isms and quotations with compelling journalling prompts. Readers will be moved to write, make lists, doodle and draw. Designed to encourage introspection and self-discovery, Imagine Out Loud will be a constant companion in the search for creative and personal fulfillment.
Jane Davenport - Whimsical & Wild
£16.99
From bestselling author Jane Davenport comes the ultimate journal for mixed-media artists! Make more time for creativity! In the follow-up to her popular Whimsical Girls, internationally known artist Jane Davenport once again offers her signature fanciful female figures, now accompanied by a menagerie of animal friends: cuddly koalas, noble lions, exotic birds, and more. Inspirational prompts and Jane's stunning illustrations accompany the journal pages, which are printed on a variety of fine-art papers, including coloring paper, marker paper, and watercolor paper, all perforated for easy display. Colorful collage papers and bonus stickers with even more original art and quotations round out this gorgeous package.
Jane Davenport - Whimsical Girls
£14.99
This is not your typical colouring book! Created by celebrated artist, Jane Davenport, and featuring only images of women, this book features Davenports signature-style figures, faces and fanciful drawings to colour and customise. Three types of high-quality paper for colouring, markers and watercolour encourage users to experiment with a variety of mediums and techniques, while bonus stickers and collage paper provide added fuel for creativity.
Jo Fernihough - A line is a dot that went for a walk
£9.99
Inspired by the Paul Klee quote, this is an unconventional adult drawing book, in which readers are encouraged to think outside the box in terms of making drawings and art. Each beautiful page contains instructions that can be open to interpretation, allowing for maximum creative freedom. There are no rules and no artistic skills are required all that is needed is a free mind and simple drawing and colouring pens and pencils to get started. Drawers can consider such ideas as What would it look like if yellow had an argument with blue? or What does a line look like if it s skipping? . They can also be inspired by creative drawing tasks such as drawing themselves from their imaginations and creating shapes that have emotions. Each page is designed to make drawers free their creative ideas and challenge any fear they may have about conventional drawing. This book has a gorgeous artistic feel, with stylish colours and artwork to help readers feel encouraged. It will inspire anyone who is interested in drawing to pick up a pencil and let their imaginations grow.
Kelly Creates - The Art of Brush Lettering
£16.99
A complete guide to brush pen lettering, The Art of Brush Lettering takes a meditative approach to creating beautiful letterforms, plus freestyle lettering, faux calligraphy, and special effects. Instagram brush lettering artist Kelly Klapstein (@kellycreates) takes a simple, serene approach to teaching the art of creating beautiful letterforms with easy-to-use and richly colored brush pens. Kelly begins by guiding you through the tools you'll be using and the best ways to position pen, hand, and paper. She goes on to demonstrate a range of basic strokes and drills, detailed tutorials for both lowercase and uppercase alphabets, and lessons on freestyle lettering, faux calligraphy, and a variety of special effects. Also included for practice and improvement are exemplars for tracing and worksheets for basic strokes and drills, lowercase and uppercase letters, punctuation, and numerals for both large and small brush pens, so you'll never have to look far to find the best examples to practice from.
Kelly Creates - The Art of Watercolour Lettering
£16.99
Learn to letter beautifully with watercolor.  In this stunning follow-up to her highly praised and influential first book, The Art of Brush Lettering, lettering expert and workshop instructor Kelly Klapstein (popular on Instagram as @kellycreates) shares her secrets for mastering the essential techniques for creating lovely modern lettering and calligraphy with watercolor.
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