Digitize Your Hand Lettering | Erica Tighe | Skillshare
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7 Videos (31m)
    • Introduction

      1:45
    • Preparing Artwork in Photoshop

      6:24
    • Vectorizing Artwork in Illustrator

      7:06
    • Creating a post for Instagram

      2:18
    • Another Example

      9:17
    • Creating an 8x10 Print

      3:10
    • Final Project

      0:51

About This Class

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I get so many inquiries of how I digitize my hand lettering from paper and ink so I decided to do a quick lesson to explain. This could be for your calligraphy, handwriting, brush lettering or even simple brush strokes. You will learn how to vectorize your lettering in Illustrator and then how to make a file ready for web (you could upload it to Instagram!) or for print so you could sell it in your shop. This is useful for logos as well. 

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Erica Tighe

Calligrapher / Hand Letterer / Maker at Be A Heart

Erica is the owner and artist behind Be A Heart, a design studio based out of Los Angeles. She was so moved by how beauty positively impacts the soul on her travels through Europe post-college. She then moved to Brazil and used an arts based curriculum in the schoolhouse she managed in a small village that took care of those outcast by society. Upon returning to the States, she sought a creative practice to integrate into her every day life.

This is where calligraphy entered her life a...

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