Hand-lettering Ledger - A Practical Guide to Creating, Serif, Script, Illustrated, Ornate and Totally Original Hand-drawn Styles

Author(s): Mary Kate McDevitt


This hands-on workbook is the ultimate tool for designers and creatives looking to tap into the trend of hand-drawn typography. Master letterer Mary-Kate McDevitt lends her expertise with tips (which pens to try, what styles are best for which applications), technical guidance (typographical terminology, stroke order) and tons of style examples to emulate from swooping scripts to distinctive drop caps. Dozens of practice sheets offer aspiring letterers plenty of space to learn and master a range of type treatments and flourishes.


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Mary Kate McDevitt is an illustrator and graphic designer known for her text-based prints and Mini Goal Chalkboard designs. Her work has been praised by SwissMiss, Print, Poppytalk, Apartment Therapy, Design*Sponge and more.

General Fields

  • : 9781452125589
  • : Chronicle Books
  • : Chronicle Books
  • : March 2014
  • : 203mm X 222mm X 19mm
  • : May 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 514
  • : Mary Kate McDevitt
  • : 192
  • : full-colour throughout
  • : Mary Kate McDevitt
  • : Record book