25 Kites That Fly by Leslie Hunt

By Leslie Hunt

Written by means of a kite maker for the U.S. climate Bureau, this consultant good points particular directions for developing normal two-stick kites, six-point stars, figural kites, balloon kites, tetrahedral kites, field kites, and lots of different forms. entire descriptions of equipment and fabrics include directions for making tails, reeling and stringing, and masses extra. 70 illustrations.

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Lettering Styles to Explore 43 Bubble Style Bubble letters are chunky, bold, and playful, and a design containing them will immediately translate as such. This style is most often associated with graffiti (or middle school), but its roots come from lettering of the 1960s. Bubble letters aren’t very hard to draw since their rounded shape is forgiving and they are meant to look a bit uneven. Upper- and lowercase letters can be combined in the same word for a more casual feel. These cartoonish letters are impactful when used in fun designs for celebratory occasions.

A softer edge might work better for your design. ” We’ll be using a serif style this time, but shadowing techniques apply to all types of lettering styles. 3 Let’s take our “HELLO THERE” example even further. Using extremely light pressure, drag the chalk in short bursts, feathering out your original shadow line. The shadow line becomes much more muted and recessed compared to the vivid lettering. 1 Create a wavy guideline. Draw two lines (top and bottom) to ensure a consistent wave. 2 Draw the letters on the guideline.

We’ll be using a serif style this time, but shadowing techniques apply to all types of lettering styles. 3 Let’s take our “HELLO THERE” example even further. Using extremely light pressure, drag the chalk in short bursts, feathering out your original shadow line. The shadow line becomes much more muted and recessed compared to the vivid lettering. 1 Create a wavy guideline. Draw two lines (top and bottom) to ensure a consistent wave. 2 Draw the letters on the guideline. Then erase the line with a cotton swab.

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