Decorative Letterforms: Creating a Hand-Drawn Alphabet

Annica Lydenberg, Bad Ass Typographer

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11 Lessons (47m)
    • 1. Trailer

      1:07
    • 2. Introduction

      3:09
    • 3. Project Introduction

      2:11
    • 4. Sketching Concepts

      3:36
    • 5. Adapting Icy Caps

      3:04
    • 6. Adapting Sweaty Font

      6:03
    • 7. Tracing, Scanning, and Digitizing

      7:06
    • 8. Working with Icy Caps

      6:50
    • 9. Working with Sweaty Letters

      5:14
    • 10. Working with Vintage Letters

      7:47
    • 11. More Creative Classes on Skillshare

      0:33

About This Class

Learn to create a decorative, hand-lettered alphabet by exploring the basic forms, shapes and rules of a letterform. You will follow along with lettering artist Annica Lyndenberg's lettering process, examining letterforms and their foundational basics while using that to inform your own unique alphabet. You will create a decorative alphabet poster, weaving a theme into your letterforms by applying flourishes and style to your work. Let's get lettering!