Hand Lettering 101: Your Guide To The Basics Of Lettering

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Course Level:
Beginner

Total Run Time:
3 hours, 6 minutes

Total Videos:
18

Hand Lettering 101: Your Guide To The Basics Of Lettering

Course Description:

Welcome to Hand Lettering 101! Join instructor Shelby Abrahamsen as she covers all of the basics. There is a whole world of creativity and self-expression to be discovered through lettering!

In the beginning of this course, you’ll learn precisely what lettering is and the materials you’ll need to get started. Then, you’ll learn the proper posture and form needed when lettering, including how to sit, move your arm, and hold your pen. Once you’ve got that down, you’ll move on to letter anatomy and line weight, followed by drills to practice everything you’ve learned so far. The last lessons delve into the finer details of hand lettering, including consistency, font families, and how to space your layouts.

The end of the course features SIX lettering projects. Shelby will walk you through each piece, step-by-step, as you apply everything you’ve learned through practical applications.

By the time you’ve completed all 18 videos in this 3-hour-long course, you’ll have everything you need to gain a foothold in this incredible hobby. There are no limits to what you can create, so let your imagination run wild!

What’s In The Course?

  • 18 Videos
  • 6 Class Projects
  • Project Feedback (Optional)
  • Self-Paced

Course Level: Beginner
Run Time: 3 hours, 6 minutes

What You Will Learn:

  • What lettering is and what materials you need
  • Proper posture and form
  • The anatomy of letters
  • The importance of line weight
  • Font families and how to combine them in your projects
  • How to space your lettering layouts

Supplies You’ll Need:

  • Paper (grid paper recommended for beginners)
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Ruler or straight edge
  • Workbook (included)
  • Drawing pens (optional)
  • Markers (optional)
  • Brush pen (optional)
  • iPad (optional)

Explore Class Projects:

In this course, you’ll learn to create these amazing class projects, but more importantly, you’ll learn how to create your own pieces in the future.

Meet Your Instructor:

Shelby

Blogger at LittleCoffeeFox.com

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Angela Meehan
Posted 3 weeks ago
I just started and there are already some great tips

I havent finished the course i like that she tells you the importance of things and the way she speaks is clear and slow enough to follow along

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