Style Your Letters Boldly: Hand-Addressed Envelopes

, Co-founder of Friends of Type

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Class Project

Create a uniquely hand-lettered envelope to surprise a friend in the mail

About the Class

Learn the step-by-step process for crafting graphic, hand-lettered envelopes—based on Erik Marinovich's personal side project, Do Not Open—with this in-depth, 45-minute class from the co-founder of Friends of Type and Title Case. Research styles and inspiration, practice hand-drawing foundational strokes for every letter, sketch a friend’s address, and paint a final envelope using special effects like shadowing and outlining. It’s time to close your laptop and draw letters proficiently and with style.

More Information

Level: Beginner

School: Design

Related Subjects: Typography, Lettering, Graphic Design

At a Glance

  • 14 Video Lessons (1h 51m)
  • 1.6K Students
  • 100% Positive Reviews (44)
  • Self-Paced Online Class

About the Teacher

Erik Marinovich

Erik Marinovich

Co-founder of Friends of Type

Erik Marinovich is a letterist and designer based in San Francisco. He is a co-founder of Friends of Type and has worked for clients such as New York Times, New York Magazine, Bloomber...

100% Positive Reviews

Eniola Odetunde

Eniola Odetunde

Graphic Designer

This is a great class. You will learn a great deal, and it's very beneficial to see Erik at work. The skills you've learned in this class will help me in my future design projects.

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