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Lettering on Wood, Paper, and Leather

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Accomplish your hand lettering goals and make amazing personalized gifts, signage, and other items with Lettering on Wood, Paper, and Leather!

The ultimate guide for pyrographers, this is a must-have resource to learning various hand lettering techniques to apply on different surfaces. Opening with detailed overviews on safety, tools, basic pyrography techniques, pen tip styles and burning strokes, tonal values, and more, 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 offers everything you need to know about hand lettering with heat! Templates for seven fonts are provided, as well as a step-by-step practice project to build your skills.

Lettering Tutorials for:

  • fill techniques.
  • resizing letters.
  • creating curved letters.
  • fixing mistakes.

Overviews that this book on lettering Includes:

  • Basic Lettering components for capital and lowercase letters.
  • numbers.
  • Punctuation marks.
  • 10 Font templates.
  • Beginner project and six additional lettering projects.

Guidance on Materials:

  • Preparing.
  • Cleaning.
  • Finishing.
  • Sealing the surface.

About the author Lora S Irish

Lora Irish's latest book "Lettering on Wood, Paper, and Leather" is a comprehensive guidebook for pyrographers who want to take their skills to the next level. The writing style of the book is clear and concise, making it easy for both beginners and experienced pyrographers to follow. The organization of the book is user-friendly, with detailed overviews on safety, tools, and basic pyrography techniques.

What sets this book apart from others in the market is the author's attention to three main pyrography media surfaces: wood, leather, and artist paper. Each medium is introduced and explored, providing readers with valuable insights and techniques. The book also includes templates for seven unique fonts and a step-by-step practice project to help develop lettering skills.

One of the significant features of this book is the clear and well-illustrated examples that make learning and practicing the pyrography techniques more accessible and practical. The book is accessible to beginners, and advanced pyrographers can use it to expand their skills further.

While the book is well-rounded and practical, it may be too detailed for those looking for a brief overview of the subject. Some readers may also find that some of the techniques are too advanced. However, these criticisms are minimal compared to the book's strengths.

Overall, "Lettering on Wood, Paper, and Leather" is a valuable resource for pyrographers looking to improve their skills. The well-organized content, clear writing style, and practical examples make it a go-to guide for wood, paper, and leather pyrographers.

About the author Lora S Irish

Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 500,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines.


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