This lovely little book provides a series of full-color examples of illuminated letters for you to trace, color, and draw inspiration from. A series of tutorials and exercises on various techniques such as drawing stylized leaves, flourishing, monograms, and interlacing are also included. A series of blank practice pages fill out the end of the book for you to create your own designs with what you’ve learned. Pair this sketchbook with colors pencils, fine-tip markers, and watercolor or gouache and you’ll be on your way to creating gorgeous illuminated letters in no time.
“Illuminate your leisure moments with the pleasurable pastime of artistic writing! Draw, color, paint, and of course decorate an abecedary of beautiful letters. Bring to life a world of plants, animals, and intricate designs that dance around your letters: cats, butterflies, unicorns, and mermaids that fill the spaces of our medieval-style alphabet.” –– Introduction.
Hardcover; 129 pages; 6.25” x 8.25”