This is your chance to learn lettering

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Letter Fest

Free Sessions Happening April 23rd – 25th
(All 4 Classes Run Each Session)

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Class #1

Brush Pen Basics: Taming the Wild Pen

Class #2

Creating Your First Lettered Project: Start to Finish

Class #3

Lettering with Cheap Pencils and Pens

Class #4

Spice Up Your Lettering with Embellishments

About Letter Fest

Unlock the power of your pen and leave the fear of imperfect lettering behind.

Do you want to learn lettering but have no idea where to start? Or have you run into roadblocks on your lettering journey and feel stuck?

Wherever you may be, the free Letter Fest classes are designed to give you the tools you need to step forward with confidence.

Class Schedule & Descriptions

Each Class Airs Every Session

Dive into a day of lettering, and learn everything you need to know to begin lettering.

Class #1:

Brush Pen Basics: Taming the Wild Pen

Have you ever picked up a brush pen only to find it making wild, unpredictable strokes?

Have you tried brush lettering only to find that you can’t control the brush pen as much as you’d like? Then you’re in the right spot!

  • Discover how to select the perfect brush pen for your style.
  • Learn the fundamental strokes that underpin stunning lettering.
  • Understand how pressure variations can enhance your lettering.
  • Gain the confidence to embark on your own lettering projects.
Class #2:

Creating Your First Hand-Lettered Project from Start to Finish

Ever caught yourself picturing a cool lettering project in your mind, but unsure how to bring it to life?

If that sounds familiar, I’ve got just the thing for you.

This free class is all about turning those fantastic ideas into a gorgeous, finished bookmark you’ll love to show off or slide between the pages of your favorite novel.

We’re going to walk through the process together, from that initial “Aha!” moment all the way to a polished, hand-lettered bookmark.

  • Transform your creative ideas into a beautiful, finished bookmark.
  • Follow a step-by-step guide from concept to polished creation.
  • Learn to refine designs, choose colors, and add artistic flourishes.
  • Create a bookmark that’s both practical and a reflection of you.
Class #3:

Lettering with Cheap Pencils and Pens

Ever feel like you need a studio full of fancy tools to start with lettering?

Well, think again! In this free class, we’re smashing that myth to pieces.

We’re going to unlock the magic of lettering using nothing but everyday items you’ve already got lying around your home.

  • Debunk the myth that you need fancy tools for lettering.
  • Learn to use pencils, markers, and ballpoint pens for beautiful lettering.
  • Understand each tool’s unique strengths and adapt techniques accordingly.
  • Embrace creativity with what you have, turning the ordinary into art.
Class #4:

Spice Up Your Lettering with Embellishments & Flourishes

Got the basics down and wondering what’s next?

It’s time to add some flair!

In this class, we’re jumping into the fun and whimsical subject of embellishments and flourishes.

This class is all about breathing life and personality into your letters, making each piece uniquely you.

  • Dive into the world of flourishes to add personality to your letters.
  • Learn techniques to integrate embellishments seamlessly into your work.
  • Transform simple words into stunning, artistic expressions.
  • Gain confidence to let your creativity flow and tell a story through lettering.
Meet Your Instructor

Shelby Abrahamsen

Shelby is a Co-Founder of Foxsy and the Blogger behind Little Coffee Fox.

She has been featured extensively online in publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, Buzzfeed, and The Huffington Post.

She is a professional letterer, watercolorist, and creativity expert. In addition to art, she has a passion for helping people discover ways to combine creativity and productivity in their daily lives.

Have a question?

Anyone interested in exploring or enhancing their lettering skills is welcome! These classes cater to all levels, from beginners to those looking to add extra flair to their work.

All classes during Letter Fest are completely free. Our goal is to make lettering accessible to everyone.

We understand that these times can’t work for everyone’s busy schedule!

All registrants will be able to access a replay of the live sessions for 48 hours.

Nope! Just register for what session you want to participate in, and you will automatically be enrolled in all 4 classes.

Each class is designed to last about 30 minutes to an hour, making it easy to fit into your day.

Yes, there will be opportunities to ask questions. We aim to make these classes interactive to enhance your learning experience.

After registering, you’ll receive an email with a link to access the live class. Additionally, reminder emails will be sent before each class starts. Make sure to check your email for all the details.

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