From the artist behind the popular Pigeon Letters website, a complete guide to learning and perfecting brush lettering, a forgiving style of modern calligraphy that encourages creative expression and imprecision, including basic skills, flourishes, and project ideas.
The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide has something for everyone--from beginners that have never used a brush pen, to seasoned letterers looking for a new style or ideas for creative flourishes. From choosing the best pens and paper and knowing the different styles of lettering, to adding color to your finished pieces--this book covers it all. The book includes templates for labels, cards, handmade bunting, and word collages. It even includes a how to guide for posting your best work on social media. Each lesson builds on itself, unlocking endless opportunities inside the playful art of brush lettering. As a self-taught artist who left her day job to pursue a creative life, Peggy Dean is the ideal teacher for artists and non-artists alike.
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale; July 2018
- ISBN: 9780399582189
- Read online, or download in secure ePub format
- Title: The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide
- Author: Peggy Dean
In The Press
“ The creative energy that [Peggy] exudes in person will jump off the page as she helps you recognize your
potential in creating your own unique style. We can guarantee that Peggy’s teaching will inspire you as she makes the mysterious approachable, fun, and engaging.” —DABBLE
“Peggy doesn’t just show you the tools and techniques to achieve bouncy brush letters, she truly takes you
on a journey. Her teaching style is approachable, detailoriented, and, of course, loads of fun. Learning from
Peggy will improve your technique and confidence in a matter of minutes.” —SKILLSHARE
About The Author
PEGGY DEAN is native to the Pacific Northwest and is a nationally recognized artist, with a focus on modern calligraphy and line drawing. She is the author of the blog The Pigeon Letters.