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20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Photo: Chalkfulloflove

Hand lettering has grown more and more popular over the last couple of years, and with good reason - it's a creative hobby which is also super functional and useful in daily life. So why not give some hand lettering materials as gifts this holiday season? Here are 20 of our favorite books and supplies for the beginner or intermediate lettering aficionado in your life.   

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Hand Lettering 101 by Chalkfulloflove

1. Hand Lettering 101 - This book teaches you all you need to know to get started with creative hand lettering, focusing on the style shown on the cover. $20

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Hand Lettering 201 by Chalkfulloflove

2. Hand Lettering 201 - Intermediate skills for those who already know the basics. $27

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Tombow Dual Brush Pens

3. Tombow Dual Brush Pens - These are my favorite pens for lettering... they have a brush tip on one end, and a fine tip on the other. $27 

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Calligraphy Starter Kit by Laura Hooper Calligraphy

4. Calligraphy Starter Kit - This is the perfect kit for those who would like to try traditional pointed pen calligraphy. $56

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Hand Lettering by Megan Wells

5. Hand Lettering - This book shares a handful of different styles... and it's incredibly affordable! $4

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Hand Lettering Practice Sheets

6. Hand Lettering Practice Sheets - A book of practice sheets are always a handy add-on. $8

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Chalk Art & Lettering 101

7. Chalk Art & Lettering 101 - For something a bit different, gift this lettering book specifically for chalk art. $20

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Mastering Hand-Lettering

8. Mastering Hand-Lettering - Learn how to create and style the alphabet with this colorful book. $13

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Pigma Pen Set

9. Pigma Pen Set - I love to use the Pigma pens to outline letters, add borders, etc. This set has eight different pens, from super fine to quite thick. $17 

  

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide

10. The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide - This is a comprehensive guide to all things lettering, from the basics on up. $18

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering

11. The Big Awesome Book of Hand & Chalk Lettering - Here's another book with a focus on the use of chalk as a medium. $14

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
The Art of Brush Lettering

12. The Art of Brush Lettering - This book takes a simple, serene approach to hand lettering, sharing how to hone your lettering skills as a way to relax and cultivate your creativity. $15

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
A Beginner's Guide to Lettering and Modern Calligraphy

13. A Beginner's Guide to Lettering and Modern Calligraphy - This book shows how to use a number of different styles, and has a handful of projects at the end. $7

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Hoos Next Pencil Case

14. Hoos Next Pencil Case - The recipient will need a spot for their pens... give them this cute little pouch along with one of the books on the list. $22

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Drawing Gum

15. Drawing Gum - Also known as masking fluid, this stuff will cover up areas of your paper that you'd like to remain white. $6

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Creative Lettering and Beyond

16. Creative Lettering and Beyond - This book is split into chapters on modern calligraphy, illustrated lettering, chalk lettering and lettering crafts. $11

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Staedtler Drawing Pencils

17. Staedtler Drawing Pencils - Pencils are a must for lettering practice... this set of six is great. $10

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Canson XL Mix Media Sketchbook

18. Canson XL Mix Media Sketchbook - The paper in this book is fantastic because it's not as thick as watercolor paper, but the ink doesn't bleed through to the back. $4+

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Sakura Koi Watercolors

19. Sakura Koi Watercolors - Watercolors are a must for adding color to hand lettering projects... these are supposed to be great quality. $21

  

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
Hand Lettering For Relaxation

20. Hand Lettering For Relaxation - Learn how to use your lettering practice to slow down and relax. $15

 

20 Gifts For The Hand Lettering Aficionado
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