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Banners For Beginners: How To Create Beautiful Banners For Lettering And More

( 8 Reviews )

Course Level

Beginner

Total Hour

1h 46m 28s

Video Tutorials

13

Course content

1h 46m 28s

Introduction

Introduction
00:01:59

The Basic Steps

11 Styles of Banners

Adding Pizazz

Lettering in Banners

Projects

Conclusion

About Course

Add a touch of fancy to your lettering or journaling projects with these brilliant banners! These wavy, elegant elements will add a lot to the look of your work – and they aren’t nearly as hard as they look.

Join me in this course to learn how to take the basic structure of a banner and make so much more. I’ll show you 11 different banner styles ranging from extremely simple to large and complex, each with a simple step by step lesson. Beyond that, I’ll share 13 fun ways to add interesting details to help you make your banner feel unique.

Finally, I’ll give you my secret to fitting lettering neatly into a banner before taking you through three full-color projects from beginning to end.

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What to learn?

Paper Pencil Ruler

Material Includes

  • Basic steps for creating banners
  • 11 different styles of banner
  • 13 different style customizations
  • How to add lettering to banners
  • How to apply new skills with 3 banner projects

Requirements

  • None

Audience

  • Drawing Pens
  • Colored Pencils
  • Markers
  • iPad Pro w/ Procreate
  • Apple Pencil

Instructor

Shelby
4.76 /5

12 Courses

Shelby is the co-founder of Foxsy and the creator at Little Coffee Fox. She is a professional watercolorist, letterer, and artist with a passion for teaching others to reintroduce creativity…

Student Ratings & Reviews

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MH
3 weeks ago
I really enjoyed the lesson and breaking it down I knew how to draw a basic banner but to do the spiral and the ribbon banner really elevates and I love that it was step by step and easy to follow
Iganda
6 months ago
I love working with banners, but I noticed my knowledge to make good ones lacked... I\'m very happy with all the suggestions and different styles in this training, so I know better how to use the techniques from now on. Shelby is wonderful and explains and shows step by step, clear guidelines that make me feel confident about creating my own banners in the future.
CD
7 months ago
very insightful with easy to follow instructions. Made me super confident to explore and create
GC
7 months ago
Very challenging on the curvy banners which was great because I definitely needed more insight into putting them together. The projects were fun, too.
MP
7 months ago
I always wondered how to make a banner. They always look hard to do and make right. This course has helped take the fear from making banners. I will be practicing in my dot journal using banners for my titles and whatever. Thanks.
M
7 months ago
A fun skill that adds personnality to all your projects. It really helps titles and words pop out of the page. A lot of different variations are presented, all explained. The possibilities are never-ending! The projects are a fun application of the course and have helped me better understand in what situation a banner could be useful (journals, my postmail, signs, adds...).
The presentation on banners was excellent and informative. I outlined each banner in my bulleted journal so I have a reference for future use. Thank you.
VC
8 months ago
Easy course, suitable even for beginners! The banners looked intimidating, but are actually easy to draw due to the good and clear instruction. Useful for those who bullet journal or scrapbook to decorate pages.

Material Includes

  • Basic steps for creating banners
  • 11 different styles of banner
  • 13 different style customizations
  • How to add lettering to banners
  • How to apply new skills with 3 banner projects