Chalk Hand Lettering Effect in Photoshop

Molly Suber Thorpe, Calligrapher & Graphic Designer

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8 Lessons (32m)
    • 1. Chalk Hand Lettering Effect in Photoshop

      3:07
    • 2. Sketching

      6:49
    • 3. Take a close look at my sketch

      1:51
    • 4. Set up your document

      3:55
    • 5. Build the chalk effect

      3:02
    • 6. Adjust the background

      5:49
    • 7. Adjust the chalk lettering

      3:51
    • 8. Export for print and web

      3:37

Project Description

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Your assignment is to create a faux chalk lettering design using a pencil sketch and Photoshop. You may choose to make something from scratch or trace a design you already made using a dull pencil (as described in the first video).

Upload your final "chalk" design (or a work in progress) right here in the "Your Project" tab. I and others want to see your beautiful work and give you feedback!

Oh, and if you share your design on Instagram, I'd love for you to tag me! @mollysuberthorpe

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