Embrace the artistic power of the hand with The Creative Stroke, an inspiring exploration of the timeless value of freehand techniques in the digital age. While the rise of computer-generated images has brought innovation to the world of graphic design, the freehand brush and pen stroke maintain their irreplaceable magic. This book celebrates that fusion, demonstrating the beautiful possibilities that arise when modern technology marries traditional handcraft.
The Creative Stroke isn't just about nostalgia for the past; it's a compelling guide to contemporary design. With an extensive collection of examples, it illustrates the vital role freehand expression plays in various design domains, such as:
- Media Advertising & Direct Mail
- Packaging Design
- Innovative Book Covers & Posters
- Unique Corporate Identity
Inclusive and versatile, freehand techniques bring texture, character, and individuality to a design. Whether you're a seasoned graphic artist or an aspiring designer, this book offers valuable insights into how the freehand touch can transform your work, lending authenticity and depth. Includes 250+ full-color contributions from prominent graphic designers such as Anthony Bloch, Jean Evans, Tim Girvin, Eliza Shulte, Julian Waters, Sherry Bringham, and many more.
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Hardcover; 191 pages; 9.5” x 12.25”