Welcome to the wonderful world of hand lettering! Prepare to be inspired by this collection of over 50 alphabets in a wide range of styles. Designer, illustrator, and hand-letterer Thy Doan will guide you through each alphabet with easy-to-follow steps so you can capture all the charm of each design. This is everything you need to know to create your own lettering designs, from sketching it out to inking it up—and using a variety of materials from brush pens to Sharpies.
After you’ve mastered the techniques, you can use the alphabets and lettering to add a unique personal touch to all kinds of things: invitations, cards, notes, letters, doodles, artwork, comics, signs, banners, menus, scrapbooks, journals, flyers, posters, and more!
About the Author
THY DOAN is an independent designer and letterer. Born and raised in California, she graduated from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo with a BFA in Art & Design. Her love of hand-lettering developed while working as a chalkboard/sign artist at Whole Foods. In 2012, she began working for Infinite Scale as a Designer in the world of environmental graphic design, with a studio focus on sports, venues, and events. She lives in Boston.