I have a fun little tutorial for you today. You can try this at your desk, while you are on hold, or in the car waiting to pick up your littles... just about anywhere you'd like.
This tutorial on how to draw type on an angle and in a wave is from the book Creative Illustration & Beyond: Inspiring tips, techniques, and ideas for transforming doodled designs into whimsical artistic illustrations and mixed-media projects.
More about the Walter Foster book:
You learned the fine art of doodling with Walter Foster’s bestselling Creative Doodling & Beyond. Now take your doodled designs to the next level with the entertaining, engaging, and creative ideas and activities in Creative Illustration & Beyond.
From illustrating characters from basic shapes and stylizing everyday objects to creating dynamic illustrative layouts and intricately rendered word art, professional artist Stephanie Corfee captivates and charms doodle enthusiasts and aspiring illustrators from the very first page of this colorful and interactive illustration journal. After a brief introduction to illustration tools and materials, Stephanie dives right in with imaginative warm-up exercises, followed by motivating prompts to get the creative juices flowing.
Next, an assortment of step-by-step projects guides readers through the creative process for transforming doodles and designs into inviting and colorful illustrations that can be used for a variety of purpose, including postcards, stationery, scrapbook pages, wall art, room décor, jewelry, and much more! Throughout the book, artists are invited to practice their techniques, sketch concepts, make notes, and brainstorm creative illustration ideas right inside the beautifully designated spaces.
The perfect follow-up to Creative Doodling & Beyond, Creative Illustration & Beyond is as approachable to the beginner as it is appealing to lifelong doodlers and illustrators of all skill levels. Packed with inspiration, tips, and stunning illustrations designed to encourage and educate, this engaging and colorful book is sure to delight the doodler at heart.
Stephanie Corfee is a full-time freelance artist and designer living in Malvern, PA. She has worked in advertising and marketing and previously owned her own wedding gown design studio. Today, Stephanie enjoys the creative freedom that comes from owning her own business while doing what she loves. She has a colorful, bohemian personal aesthetic and loves creating fun, whimsical art for children. Visit www.stephaniecorfee.com.