Top 10 Best Books to Read in Ornamental Graphic Design - August 2021



Books in the ornamental graphic design genre focus on creating decorative floral, vintage, or handmade vectors for embellishment. This type of graphic design is used in architecture for decorating different objects. Ornamental designs create a royal touch in the appearance of things. With the innovation in digital media, decorative designing has become more common and more effortless. Therefore, this genre covers the methods and use of software for creating patterns. Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Ornamental Graphic Design.

1. The Ultimate Guide to Modern Calligraphy & Hand Lettering for Beginners: Learn to Letter: A Hand Lettering Workbook with Tips, Techniques, Practice Pages, and Projects


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Ornamental Graphic Design - August 2021

GIFT IDEAS | CRAFTS & HOBBIES | CALLIGRAPHY Hello there crafty friends of mine! I’m Kristin - mama to the most incredible little human around, graphic designer, hand letterer, and creator of June & Lucy. I love the 4 C’s in my life: cats, coffee, couches, and cooking, and as you can tell from my Instagram captions, I think I am much funnier than I probably am. My goal with this book is to help you avoid the countless months of research, trial and error, and mistakes that I made along the way, by giving you a straight forward, easy to understand explanation of the process behind hand lettering so that you can start your lettering journey with a strong foundation. I can’t wait to see what you beautiful people create! Product Details: Premium matte-finish cover design High quality 60lb (90gsm) paper stock Large format 8.5" x 11.0" (21.5cm x 28cm) pages

  • Author: June & Lucy
  • Publisher: June & Lucy (August 12, 2019)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 978-1646081493
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.25 x 11 inches

                 

2. Country Farm: An Adult Coloring Book Featuring Beautiful Flowers, Cute Farm Animals and Relaxing Country Farm Scenes


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Ornamental Graphic Design - August 2021

New Release 2021: Embark on a beautiful journey into the countryside with this picturesque adult coloring book! 50% off for a limited time Embrace the boundless beauty of gorgeous countryside farms with this one-of-a-kind coloring adventure. With adorable animals, relaxing landscapes, and all the rustic charm of traditional farmhouses, this book will delight coloring fans of all ages Say goodbye to stress and enjoy a slower pace of life as you indulge your inner artist with these tranquil and soothing illustrations. These lovely hand-crafted illustrations make the perfect way to practice mindfulness and color your way to relaxation Specially crafted with a fun assortment of simple and intricate designs for coloring fans of all skill levels, now you can unleash your creativity and lose yourself in these picturesque country scenes Coloring is scientifically proven to help people relieve stress, reduce anxiety levels, and banish negativity. Discover the amazing healing benefits of coloring for yourself as you breathe life into these unforgettable illustrations Features versatile black-sided paper to prevent bleed-through and make framing your favorites easy! This book is suitable for all your favorite pens, pencils, markers, watercolors and more. Embark on a wonderful adventure into the countryside with this beautiful book by best-selling brand Coloring Book Café . From the rolling American Prairie to a quintessential European farmyard, inside you’ll discover over two dozen awe-inspiring illustrations that let you find your zen and color your way to a happier frame of mind. Featuring a bonus coloring test page for you to try out your favorite art supplies on, as well as thumbnails of every image to channel your imagination, the Country Farm Adult Coloring Book is a deeply rewarding and enjoyable book for anybody who loves the magic of the countryside. Either buy it for yourself, or as a lovely gift idea for your loved ones! Are you ready to fall in love with the countryside? Then scroll up and grab your copy now!

  • Author: Coloring Book Cafe
  • Publisher: Independently published (July 23, 2021)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, History & Criticism
  • ISBN: 979-8542606095
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.17 x 11 inches

                 

3. Coloring Books for Adults Relaxation: Adult Coloring Books: Flowers, Animals and Garden Designs


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Ornamental Graphic Design - August 2021

Fun! Fun! Fun!Let your creativity run wild!30 Original Artist Designs, High ResolutionA Gorgeous Coloring Book!!!*Printed on one side of the paper*Incredibly Fun and RelaxingFlowers, Gardens, and Floral AnimalsRanging from easy to complex patterns. Giving you varying levels of difficulty to choose from!Simple floral designs for busy days. And more detailed patterns for moments when you have more time.Beautiful and relaxing!Included:*Flower arrangements (2 within a floral frame)*Floral animal illustrations (4 within natural floral frames)*Several full page garden designs**2 of the garden designs are unusual in that they have patterns built into the illustration. These look unusual at first, but upon coloring them you will find that the extra patterns allow for the user to practice shading.

  • Author: Coloring Books for Adults Relaxation
  • Publisher: Tip Top Education (October 26, 2016)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 978-1940282893
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.16 x 11 inches

                 

4. Super Simple Hand Lettering: 20 Traceable Alphabets, Easy Projects, Practice Sheets & More! (Design Originals) Includes Technique Guides, Skill-Building Exercises, Art Prints, & Vellum Tracing Paper


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Ornamental Graphic Design - August 2021

Discover how to transform simple words into stunning works of art with this interactive workbook! 20 traceable alphabets , both lowercase and uppercase, let you get started lettering right away A beginner-friendly guide to tools and techniques is included, for an easy introduction to creative hand lettering for absolute beginners 4 skill-building practice exercises help build your lettering skills 5 easy-to-execute projects incorporate the hand lettering skills you've learned 4 frameable pullout art prints to display, gift, or embellish Quality vellum tracing paper to practice your lettering Color gallery of finished art to inspire your creativity Drawing beautiful letters by hand may seem intimidating, but it doesn't have to be! "Kiley in Kentucky" hand lettering expert Kiley Bennett gets you started right away with 20 traceable alphabets. She guides you through five skill-building projects to let you practice drawing each upper and lower case letter. This interactive workbook also provides quality vellum tracing paper, along with four frameable pullout art prints and an inspirational art gallery. Super Simple Hand Lettering is a valuable resource for any artist, whether you're a complete novice or an experienced designer looking to expand your technique and toolkit. You'll learn to create your own unique lettering for everything from art journals and scrapbooks to greeting cards, gift tags, invitations, and more.

  • Author: Kiley Bennett
  • Publisher: Design Originals; First edition (February 12, 2018)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 978-1497203716
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.6 x 10.9 inches

                 

5. Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters (Fox Chapel Publishing) 200 Original Patterns with Celtic Braids & Knots


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Ornamental Graphic Design - August 2021

Unravel the secrets to creating Celtic knot work! The ultimate sourcebook for any artist or crafter seeking to re-create the historical beauty of Celtic Art Over 200 original patterns , including 20 completely new patterns in this revised and expanded second edition Step-by-step instructions for creating Celtic Knot work, twists, braids, and finials Easy-to-follow lessons that can be applied to a multitude of arts and crafts Inspirational gallery from internationally known artist and author Lora S. Irish Unravel the secrets to creating Celtic knot work as you adorn your completed wood burning, carving, and scrolling projects with beautiful twists, braids, and textures! In this new edition of the largest and most complete book on Celtic knot work available, internationally known artist and talented author Lora S. Irish unravels the secrets to creating these intricate and beautiful designs. With over 200 original patterns and easy-to-follow lessons that can be applied to a multitude of arts and crafts, you'll learn the basics of creating the knotted line and the simple twists and braids that form the basis of Celtic art. Discover how to incorporate knot patterns and finials—such as animals, leaves, or scroll work—into an unlimited number of styles and layouts that can artistically stand alone or adorn any form of craft. Great Book of Celtic Patterns is the essential guide for any artist or crafter seeking to create the historical beauty of Celtic Art!

  • Author: Lora S. Irish
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing; Second Revised & Expanded edition (March 12, 2018)
  • Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Home Improvement & Design
  • ISBN: 978-1565239265
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.6 x 10.9 inches

                 



6. Calligraphy Set for Beginners: 120 Sheet of Calligraphy Practice Paper Hand Lettering Workbook


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Ornamental Graphic Design - August 2021

This Calligraphy Practice Notebook is ideal to improve your handwriting skills. It's great notebook for those who need more additional space for practice. Features: ★ 120 pages/sheets including: - 40 pages - 55 Degree Slant Angle Lined Guide Sheets, - 40 pages - Alphabet Practice Sheets, - 40 pages - Dot Grid Sheets ★ White paper ★ Glossy cover ★ Size: 8.5" x 11" Just go to the top-right of the page and click on "Buy Now" to grab your copy today. If you want to discover more designs, please go to the top of the page, under the book's title, and click on the Author's name.

  • Author: Journalist Adventure
  • Publisher: Independently published (May 10, 2021)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 979-8502119795
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.29 x 11 inches

                 

7. Handbook of Ornament (Dover Pictorial Archive)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Ornamental Graphic Design - August 2021

Republished unabridged from the final comprehensive edition, this work contains the largest single-volume collection of classical art motifs ever compiled. It reproduces material from Greek and Roman, medieval European, Islamic, Renaissance, baroque, and early nineteenth-century art, architecture, and design — in all, presenting artists, crafters, and students with more than 3,000 designs. Featured design elements include networks, Gothic tracery, geometric designs, akanthos leaves, lotus ornamentation, animal ornamentation, grotesque figures, fret bands, chains, interlacements, rosettes, undulations, spirals, link borders, cresting borders, finials, crockets, gargoyles, foliations, panels, repeated ornaments, and hundreds of other elements. Other plates show decorated pottery vases, religious utensils, weapons, furniture, lamps, jewelry, and other artifacts, in addition to heraldic motifs and ornamental letters.

  • Author: Franz Sales Meyer
  • Publisher: Dover Publications; Republication edition (June 1, 1957)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 978-0486203027
  • Dimensions: 5.44 x 1.07 x 7.98 inches

                 

8. 100 Autumn Scenes: An Adult Coloring Book Featuring 100 Amazing Coloring Pages with Beautiful Autumn Scenes, Cute Farm Animals and Relaxing Fall Inspired Landscapes (Autumn Coloring Books)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Ornamental Graphic Design - August 2021

Celebrate this Fall with over 100 festive and relaxing adult coloring pages! Are you looking for the best way to get yourself into the spirit of Autumn? Do you want to welcome the coming season with a delightful collection of adorable Autumn animals, relaxing scenes, beautiful country landscapes and Thanksgiving dinners? Then this book is for you! It includes 4 bestselling books: Autumn Life, Autumn Scenes, and Country Autumn Vol. 1 and 2 Specially crafted by Best-Selling brand of 100+ illustrated masterpieces, Coloring Book Café , this wonderful book welcomes the Fall season with an assortment of festive and beautiful designs, including cute kittens and turkeys, thanksgiving feasts brimming with food, and all the pumpkins you could ever want! Whether you want to breathe life into a gorgeous forest filled with fiery leaves, enjoy the harvest season from the comfort of your own home, or stay tucked up indoors as the weather begins to cool, these heartwarming Autumn scenes are sure to get you in the seasonal spirit and carry you away on an Autumn adventure. Perfect for soothing an overstressed mind and relieving anxiety, coloring is also a proven way of boosting your focus, channeling your creativity, and helping you experience the benefits of meditative mindfulness. A perfect gift for autumn-lovers everywhere, now you can celebrate this iconic season with a fun selection of unique illustrations. Plus, with thumbnails of every image, you can practice your skills and find your inspiration before going big! Coloring Book Details: 100 hand-drawn images exclusively designed to stimulate your artistic ambition. Separately printed sheets to prevent bleed-through and allow you to easily remove and frame your favorites! Suitable for markers, gel pens, colored pencils, fine-liners, and watercolors An assortment of simple and intricate designs to accommodate every skill level And hours upon hours of coloring enjoyment and meditative relaxation So start carving the pumpkins and harvesting the squash, because Fall has arrived! With acorns, turkeys, sunflowers and more, this book is an ideal way of celebrating Autumn and honing your artistic talent at the same time. Scroll up and buy now to start celebrating Autumn today!

  • Author: Coloring Book Cafe
  • Publisher: Independently published (November 2, 2020)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, History & Criticism
  • ISBN: 979-8557310000
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.5 x 11 inches

                 

9. Dragonfly Coloring Book: An Adult Coloring Book Featuring Magical Dragonflies and Beautiful Floral and Nature Patterns for Stress Relief and Relaxation


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Ornamental Graphic Design - August 2021

Beautifully Detailed Dragonfly Designs: Enjoy Hours of Meditative Relaxation by Bringing to Life Magical Dragonflies, Floral and Nature Patterns Are you looking to let go of the day’s worries? Want a peaceful, new creative outlet? Do you enjoy losing yourself in the beauty of nature? This exquisite adult coloring book from a best selling publisher of 100+ illustrated masterpieces is sure to relax and inspire you. As research shows that coloring calms anxiety, this Dragonfly Coloring Book is a wonderful tool to focus your mind and release your imagination. The delightful images in this coloring book will provide hours of relaxation and creativity. These ready-to-color pages include a mixture of charming dragonflies and outdoor beauty -- including ladybugs,frogs, ponds, butterflies, nature patterns, beautiful flowers and so much more! In almost every part of the world, the Dragonfly symbolizes change, transformation, adaptability, and self-realization. The change that is often referred to has its source in mental and emotional maturity and understanding the deeper meaning of life. "Dragonfly Coloring Book" features 25 original illustrations of stunning dragonflies and nature portraits, all gleaming with the promise of peace and serenity. These beautiful illustrations include classic flower patterns and beautiful imagery for you to color and decorate. If you love dragonflies and flowers, you will love this book! Coloring Book Details Each coloring page is printed on a separate page to avoid bleed through Suitable for markers, gel pens, coloring pencils, fine liners, water colors Thumbnails of each page provided so you can test color schemes before going big Designs range from simple to more complex for every skill level Large 8.5 x 11" format, professional quality designs You will not find these designs anywhere else. Single sided pages allow you to remove the finished artwork for framing or to use as you please. This adult coloring book makes a fantastic and beautiful gift idea for girls, teenagers, adults and seniors. SCROLL UP AND CLICK "Add to Cart" TO ORDER YOUR COPY INSTANTLY

  • Author: Coloring Book Cafe
  • Publisher: Independently published (May 11, 2020)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 979-8645133764
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.16 x 11 inches

                 

10. Butterfly Tattoo Coloring Book: Adult Coloring Book with Amazing Designs for Relaxation and Fun (Tattoo Coloring Books)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Ornamental Graphic Design - August 2021

Enjoy and let your creativity out by coloring these amazing designs. You can color each design with realistic colors or let your imagination run and use whichever colors you choose. This book is a wonderful gift. What you will find in this book: Single-sided pages. Designs are only in one side of the page. Black-backed pages. We have placed a black page behind each design to reduce the bleed-through. Unique coloring pages. There are No duplicate designs. Color-test page. Includes an extra page designed for testing colors. Dimensions. 8.5 x 11 inches. Emphasis on details . All pages are carefully designed for better coloring experience. Get this book now and have fun. If you know someone who loves to color this book, make them happy by getting them a copy too.

  • Author: Butterfly Color Press
  • Publisher: Independently published (April 22, 2021)
  • Genre: Arts & Photography, Graphic Design
  • ISBN: 979-8742523291
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.15 x 11 inches