Hand Lettering on Fabric: Bali Lantern Workshop with Lisa Engelbrecht - Creative Catalyst Productions

Hand Lettering on Fabric: Bali Lantern Workshop with Lisa Engelbrecht

Artist: Lisa Engelbrecht
Producer: Lisa Engelbrecht
Runtime: 2 Hours, 4 Minutes
SKU: LE1d

Format

Join Lisa Engelbrecht as she gives you the tools to create with the written word. Her versatile hand lettering techniques enhance any fabric project, from quilts to handmade books to Lisa's own festive Bali lanterns.

Lettering artist Lisa Engelbrecht gives you the tools to create with the written word. Her versatile hand lettering techniques enhance any fabric project, from quilts to handmade books to Lisa's own festive Bali lanterns.

To begin her workshop, Lisa Engelbrecht walks you through the entire alphabet, combining basic strokes into intricate characters. You'll learn to judge letter spacing and line quality as you work with a variety of tools, including broad nib pens, felt markers and square brushes. Lisa then pushes beyond the basics with her signature funky letters and beautiful background techniques. She stains and seals fabrics to create decorative washes and adds special effects with ink. She ties everything together in the Bali lantern.

Lisa then pushes beyond the basics with her signature funky letters and beautiful background techniques. She stains and seals fabrics to create decorative washes and adds special effects with ink. She ties everything together in the Bali lantern.

She combines simple materials with meaningful text to build a project perfect for special events and seasonal celebrations. Add new expression to your art in Hand Lettering on Fabric: Bali Lantern Workshop with Lisa Engelbrecht.

The lantern is a unique creation, perfect for honoring a special occasion or just for the joy of making the lantern. It can be easily adapted to a variety of media and purposes and a great project to do with children. These lanterns are fun and beautiful! She combines simple materials with meaningful text to build a project perfect for special events and seasonal celebrations. Add new expression to your art in Hand Lettering on Fabric: Bali Lantern Workshop with Lisa Engelbrecht. Learn how to use pens, quills and brushes. See tips on how to seal and write on several types of cloth. Learn to use a variety of inks for special effects, how to stain and seal fabrics, and how to create rich backgrounds for your projects with a few simple materials.

 

Bonus Clip: Funky Hand Lettering with a Parallel Pen:
In this clip from her DVD, Hand Lettering on Fabric: Bali Lantern Workshop, mixed media artist Lisa Engelbrecht teaches you to create loose, whimsical letters with a parallel pen. You learn to vary the width of your letters by turning the pen and to add accent marks and symbols to personalize your work. Lisa is a trained calligrapher, but this demonstration is for beginners - no previous hand lettering skills are required.