By Jenny Doh
Gifted by Lark Crafts
Reviewed by Jennifer Bendix, Editor of AllFreeHolidayCrafts.Com
Creative Lettering, by Jenny Doh, is composed by 16 different sections that feature hand lettering techniques and tips from 16 different artists. Each of the different styles and lettering skills included in this book is presented to the reader in a clear and concise way, meaning that these techniques can be easily understood by the reader. The 16 talented artists featured in this book come from a range of stylistic backgrounds including, calligraphy, painting, collage, card making, and graphic design. With such a wide range of styles and techniques to choose from, the reader is able to consider many different and unique perspectives on hand lettering. This book is a wonderful tool for crafters that also depend upon narrative to bring their works to life. Collagists, journalers, and mixed media artists will especially benefit from the knowledge that this book has to offer. Whether you are searching for a new way to add narrative to your craft work, or you are just starting out with hand lettering, Creative Lettering is a wonderful tool to use.
Creative Lettering is split-up into 16 different sections, one section for each of the different artists included in the book. Some of the different lettering styles that are included in this collection are doodle lettering, floral lettering, outside-in writing, feathered letters, and textured letters. Each one of the 16 different sections includes an explanation of the artist's favorite tools, how to use them, and step-by-step directions on their favorite technique. These step-by-step instructions are accompanied by photographs which help describe each step in even more detail. There are also many other photos included in this book to serve as inspiration for the reader. With the help of Creative Lettering any crafter will be well on their way to adding creative and appealing narrative to their collages, handmade cards, banners, and more.