Draw Your Own Fonts (Paperback)
30 alphabets to scribble, sketch, and make your own!
Ivy Press, 9781782404972, 160pp.
Publication Date: September 15, 2017
Learn how to turn a doodle into a terrific, fully functional font with this easy-to-follow guide to hand lettering and how to do it. With 30 complete alphabets drawn in a variety of styles by a team of designers and illustrators, you too can learn how to create energetic, funky fonts that seem to jump off the screen, the poster, or the page. With tips and demonstrations on how you can copy or adapt the alphabets to make them your own and sections on how to use your fonts online as well as on paper, this is a do-it-yourself book that will appeal to anyone who has ever begun a hand-lettered project – then wondered why it didn’t have the punch of professional work. Let your inner creativity flow and put your personality into a bespoke font designed by you!
About the Author
Tony Seddon’s longstanding career as a graphic designer has taken him from his native Cornwall, via London and several publishing companies, to East Sussex where he now works as a freelance designer and writer. He has authored and co-authored multiple books, including Graphic Design for Non-designers; Art Directing Projects for Print; and Thou Shall Not Use Comic Sans. Visit him online at http://www.tonyseddon.com.
Tony Seddon is a designer and art director. He is also the author of Images and Graphic Design for Nondesigners. Luke Herriot is a graphic designer. He is also the author of Instant Graphics and the bestselling The Packaging and Design Templates Sourcebook. He lives in Hastings, UK.