Digital Lettering: Designing 3D Type and Texture | Jeff Rogers | Skillshare

Digital Lettering: Designing 3D Type and Texture

Jeff Rogers, Lettersmith

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10 Lessons (1h 24m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Selecting Your Font & Creating Blends

    • 3. Playing with Dimension

    • 4. Photoshop I: Sketching & Layout

    • 5. Photoshop II: Digitizing

    • 6. Photoshop III: Adding Dimension

    • 7. Photoshop IV: Adding Details

    • 8. Photoshop V: Color & Finishing Touches

    • 9. Photoshop VI: Wrapping Up

    • 10. Explore Design on Skillshare


About This Class

Join designer and illustrator Jeff Rogers for a 70-minute class on designing dimensional type. In this fun and practical class, you'll dive into the essentials of working with typography in your digital illustration work — starting with selecting the right font, and then building it up with color, texture, and dimension.

Throughout bite-sized lessons, Jeff designs an original postcard to show dimensional type in action. Along the way, he also shares his most useful Photoshop and Illustrator tips to make your process smooth and second nature.

You'll walk away from this class with an organized, smart, and efficient approach to working with typography, a great sense for what works visually, and how to create that aesthetic in your own work.

This class is perfect for illustrators and designers looking to hone their typography skills. From customizing fonts for a new project to incorporating type into existing illustrations, use this class to master dimension and color that can take your work to the next level.





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Jeff Rogers


I'm a multidisciplinary designer and illustrator specializing in custom lettering of all shapes and sizes. Stocking my Brooklyn studio with paint brushes, pens, markers, and a couple of humongous computers, I create unique and joyful work for a wide range of smart clients.

I have been interviewed by The Great Discontent and have been featured multiple times in CommArts Type Annual, Print's Regional Design Annual, American Illustration, Type Directors Club an...

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