The First Steps of Hand-Lettering: Concept to Sketch (Lettering I)

12 Videos (1h 57m)
  • Exploring Inspiration

    • Trailer

      01:42

    • Getting started!

      08:58

  • Basics of Lettering

    • Tools

      09:46

    • Lettering Warm Up Part I

      03:13

    • Lettering Warm-Up Part II

      14:01

    • Understanding Hand-Drawn Letters

      12:29

    • Final Tips

      00:45

  • Sketching

    • Thumbnails

      08:22

    • Sketching Part I

      03:09

    • Sketching Part II

      23:35

    • Refining Your Sketch

      03:35

  • Finalizing Your Drawing

    • Final Inking

      27:04

Class Project: Hand-letter your favorite quote, title, or phrase.

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About This Class

Style a phrase you love. Share it forever. Count us among the thousands transforming our handwriting into artful drawings.  In this 2-hour class, the talented Mary Kate McDevitt reveals the first steps of hand-lettering and inspires us to concept, design, and letter words for any use—a poster, magazine... Read More

Published on Wed, Oct 16th 2013