Lettering artist Phawnda Moore has been teaching calligraphy and design for 25 years. An award-winning author, she steps into beginning students’ shoes to select content, address anticipated questions, and offer solutions to the unexpected yet inevitable problems that are encountered in hand lettering.
Phawnda’s years of experience will come in handy for this beautiful art. It is a therapeutic and wonderful way to spend quarantine and would make a wonderful gift for the holidays and for anyone who wants to explore this artwork or for those who want something to take their mind off these troubling times.
“Lettering from A to Z . . .” stands out from the crowd! It was written for all levels of experience and nourishes creative thinking through mindful practice. Blending traditional design principles and modern tools, it will inspire you to find your own style.
Your creative life will be enriched with step-by-step tutorials “from A to Z.” Written in conversational narrative, this full-color book includes more than 200 images of Phawnda’s professional work, published articles, and guidance from her class demos to make beautiful projects.
“Lettering from A to Z . . .”
About the Author
Phawnda Moore has been creating words and images since the mid-1980s. Her first lettering book was selected as a winner in the 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
She was a contributing writer on Empty Easel for 3 years and has written, edited, and designed more than 100 published books, blogs, and articles including for Bound & Lettered, Letter Arts Review, Paper & Ink Arts, Mendocino Arts and TombowUSA. She’s a member of the online calligraphy group Scribbled Lives and several U.S. calligraphy guilds.
Phawnda received national awards for her creative work at county and state offices of education, including a Clarion Award from The Association for Women in Communications and two from the National School Public Relations Association. Her original alphabet, Letters by Phawnda, was
licensed by Chameleon Art Products in the U.K.
Formally trained as a graphic designer, Phawnda’s organic lettering art has been printed on
apparel, home decor, wedding invitation suites and canvas banners for fundraisers. She has taught calligraphy in-person for 25 years, where students from 9 to 90 inspire each other as they
mix and mingle letters, colors and shapes.
Phawnda lives in beautiful Northern California with her husband, Ron.