Beginning Script Lettering (with Crayola Markers)

Charlotte Hill Vandenburg, Letterer & Illustrator

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10 Lessons (22m)
    • 1. Intro

      1:24
    • 2. Supplies

      2:31
    • 3. Four Basic Principles

      1:42
    • 4. Principle One: Thick & Thin

      2:43
    • 5. Principle Two: Axis & Angle

      2:59
    • 6. Principle Three: Baseline

      2:02
    • 7. Principle Four: Width & Height

      2:41
    • 8. Sketching

      2:58
    • 9. Lettering Envelope

      2:17
    • 10. Wrap Up

      0:41

About This Class

Interested in hand lettering, but not sure how or where to start? Join letterer Charlotte Hill in using a surprisingly simple tool--Crayola markers--to create beautiful script lettering.

Keeping it light and simple, Charlotte will lead you through several basical principles of lettering, as well as a breakdown of how she letters, from sketch to completion, using addressing an envelope as an example.

Once you’ve completed the class, you’ll not only have begun your journey of hand lettering, but you’ll have a beautifully lettered envelope ready to hand out to your current favorite person!

Supplies needed:

  • Paper / Sketchbook
  • Pencil
  • Crayola Markers
  • Envelope

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Many thanks to bensound.com for the music.