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7 Videos (31m)
    • Introduction

    • Preparing Artwork in Photoshop

    • Vectorizing Artwork in Illustrator

    • Creating a post for Instagram

    • Another Example

    • Creating an 8x10 Print

    • Final Project


About This Class


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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This lesson was super helpful and easy to follow along! I haven't put the steps to memory yet, so it is nice to be able to come back and watch it again when I need to.
This is a super informative, easy-to-follow class I would recommend to anyone who wants to dive into Adobe Illustrator, although it teaches you how to use PS for your lettering as well. I've learned so much!
Very good class, very simple steps, easy to follow. I learnt a lot! Thank you.





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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