Lettering Tips

For Artists, Graphic Designers, and Calligraphers

Bill Gray (Author), Paul Shaw (Author)


Timesaving techniques for producing well-formed, good-looking lettering in all the major styles.

Drawing letters quickly, accurately, and gracefully is an essential skill for artists and designers, even in the computer age. Bill Gray shows how to make the basic strokes for capitals and lowercase forms; get letter and word spacing right; reproduce the characteristics of any alphabet; produce extended, condensed, and outline versions of a type family; and more. Dozens of specimens serve as models of fine lettering.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • August 1996
  • ISBN 978-0-393-73005-0
  • 8.2 × 9.2 in / 128 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

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