Improve your lettering skills in any medium!
Ultimate guide for pyrographers, woodworkers, and crafters who want to learn how to improve their lettering skills on wood, paper, and leather
10 alphabets including the most common and popular types and fonts in both upper and lowercase, as well as numbers, symbols, and punctuation marks
6 step-by-step projects, including a beginner's practice project and 5 additional lettering designs
How to transfer patterns and apply them to your art, basic lettering components, tips and tricks for fixing mistakes, and more
Helpful guidance on sizing and laying out your designs, and instruction on customizing designs to create monograms, sayings, and other personalized touches
Author Lora S. Irish is a popular author and renowned pyrography artist with more than 500,000 copies sold worldwide of her 30 published instructional guides and countless patterns for beginners and experts alike
Accomplish your hand lettering goals and make amazing personalized gifts and signs with flair!
The ultimate guide to burning letters, this is a must-have resource for pyrographers of all skill levels to learn various hand-lettering techniques to apply on different surfaces. Opening with detailed overviews on safety, tools, basic pyrography techniques, pen tip styles, burning strokes, tonal values, and hand grips, also included are sections on three main pyrography media surfaces: wood, leather, and artist paper.
After learning how to work on each medium, this insightful guide then shows you everything you need to know about hand lettering with heat! You'll find tutorials on fill techniques, resizing letters, creating curved letters, fixing mistakes, and more. Templates for 10 fonts are provided, as well as a step-by-step practice project to build your skills, and five additional lettering projects to try.
Finally, with this complete and comprehensive resource to learning and burning alphabets, renowned and award-winning artist Lora Irish takes you through how to prepare your chosen media to finish it with flair! Irish offers expert guidance on materials for pyrography, including preparing, cleaning, finishing, and sealing the surface.
Improve your hand lettering skills to make beautiful customized gifts, signage, and other amazing calligraphy projects with Lettering on Wood, Paper, and Leather!