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Author: Jessica Hische
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This show-all romp through design-world darling Jessica Hische's sketchbook reveals the creative and technical process behind making award-winning hand lettering. See everything, from Hische's rough sketches to her polished finals for major clients such as Wes Anderson, NPR, and Starbucks. The result is a well of inspiration and brass tacks information for designers who want to sketch distinctive letterforms and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc
Named Person: Jessica Hische; Jessica Hische
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Hische
ISBN: 9781452136226 145213622X
OCLC Number: 899114015
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: The typographic arts: lettering, calligraphy & type design --
The process: creating lettering: from blank page to finished art : The tools: analog ; The tools: digital ; Software and services ; Research & brainstorming ; Thumbnails ; Sketching : The skeleton; The body; The clothes ; Vector drawing : Draw, rise, repeat; Proper point placement; Plotting points on curved forms ; Other vector lettering tips --
The work: process in action: differing steps for different projects : Editorial ; Books ; Advertising ; Logos ; Miscellaneous.
Responsibility: Jessica Hische ; Preface by Louise Fili.

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"This show-all romp through design-world darling Jessica Hische's sketchbook reveals the creative and technical process behind making award-winning hand lettering. See everything, from Hische's rough sketches to her polished finals for major clients such as Wes Anderson, NPR, and Starbucks. The result is a well of inspiration and brass tacks information for designers who want to sketch distinctive letterforms and hone their skills. With more than 250 images and metallic silver ink printed throughout to represent her penciled sketches, this highly visual book is an essential--and entirely enjoyable--resource for those who practice or simply appreciate the art of hand lettering."--Publisher's description.

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"Jessica Hische has condensed her remarkable story into a great resource covering every aspect of her trade as a lettering artist. The artist from Pennsylvania was hired straight out of school by her Read more...

 
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