Whether you use a brush, a pencil, a stamp, or a needle and thread–any way you make a line, dot or pattern on paper is mark making. Form those marks into recognizable letters, and you have a creative and artful form of communication.
In our new free eBook, Lettering and Mark Making in Art: 4 Free Hand Lettering Techniques for Mixed Media Applications, three artists show you how to create lettering styles with mark-making techniques and tools.
Lisa Engelbrecht, known for her calligraphy on paper and fabric, shows you how to express your thoughts and add energy to your art with "Graffiti Lettering, Letterista Style." In this tutorial, she explains hand lettering techniques step by step, using pens, markers, and pencils of all kinds.
To bring juicy color and flair to your hand lettering, you'll want to read "Making Magic with Markers, a Study in Color." Joanne Sharpe offers mark-making techniques with Copic® Sketch Markers, including instructions on how to blend colors, create accents, and add black.
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Sarah Anne DiNardo.
Sarah Anne DiNardo's two-part article, "A Love Affair with Letters," shows you how to discover "fonts" in everyday life and turn them into your own personal hand lettering style.
Learn how to incorporate line, shape, and texture into mark making to create unique lettering designs with Lettering and Mark Making in Art: 4 Free Hand Lettering Techniques for Mixed Media Applications.
Download your free copy now. Making your mark has never been easier!
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