HAND LETTERING REFERENCE BOOKS

The Art of Lettering: Perfectly Imperfect Hand-Crafted Type Design

The Art of Lettering: Perfectly Imperfect Hand-Crafted Type Design

A great reference book by Goodtype's original owner, Brooke Robinson

The Golden Secrets of Lettering: Letter Design from First Sketch to Final Artwork

The Golden Secrets of Lettering: Letter Design from First Sketch to Final Artwork

This book is a must have for new lettering artists.

Junk Type: Typography, Lettering, Badges and Logos

Junk Type: Typography, Lettering, Badges and Logos

An excellent reference book for vintage lettering styles

The Art of Hand Lettering for Beginners: Beautiful Projects and Essential Techniques

The Art of Hand Lettering for Beginners: Beautiful Projects and Essential Techniques

A workbook for lettering practice and project ideas

In Progress: See Inside a Lettering Artist's Sketchbook and Process

In Progress: See Inside a Lettering Artist's Sketchbook and Process

One of my favorite lettering books. Very insightful and inspiring.

Lettering Alphabets & Artwork: Inspiring Ideas & Techniques for 60 Hand-Lettering Styles

Lettering Alphabets & Artwork: Inspiring Ideas & Techniques for 60 Hand-Lettering Styles

A great beginner's guide with lots of lettering style samples.

Scripts: Elegant Lettering from Design's Golden Age

Scripts: Elegant Lettering from Design's Golden Age

Another great reference book for vintage styles.

Vintage Hand Lettering: Create Beautiful Fonts with Old Time Flourish

Vintage Hand Lettering: Create Beautiful Fonts with Old Time Flourish

A step-by-step workbook for learning vintage lettering.

House Industries Lettering Manual

House Industries Lettering Manual

A must-have book for beginners and advanced letterers alike.

Mastering Hand-Lettering: Your Practical Guide to Creating and Styling the Alphabet

Mastering Hand-Lettering: Your Practical Guide to Creating and Styling the Alphabet

A great breakdown of letterform structure

Letter Styles Library: Step-by-Step Hand Lettering Styles for Artists, Illustrators, & Letterers

Letter Styles Library: Step-by-Step Hand Lettering Styles for Artists, Illustrators, & Letterers

A step-by step guide to 30 modern and vintage hand lettering styles

100 Days of Lettering: A Complete Creative Lettering Course

100 Days of Lettering: A Complete Creative Lettering Course

A fun beginner workbook with daily practice exercises.

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