Love Your Letters: Communicate Visually with Words

In this lecture I'll cover what lettering is, how letterforms have personality and some key ideas to forming a composition and legibility. I'll also talk you through how to do research and find inspiration and share some sketching tips, too.
4 Videos (1h 13m)
  • Research and Sketching

    • Letterform Composition

      16:12

  • Vectorizing Your Sketches

    • Vectoring

      34:46

    • Lettering Case Study

      08:20

  • Adding Final Effects

    • Texturing Effects in Illustrator

      13:35

Class Project: Letter your favorite phrase (digital or analog)

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About This Class

Ever wanted to transform a hand drawn phrase into a visually pleasing work of art? This class will teach you the techniques for transitioning written words from an analog medium to digital. Lettering is an incredibly unique form of art. The idea of communicating through words has been instilled in all of us... Read More

Published on Wed, Mar 13th 2013