Dry Brush Lettering - How to Create a Textured Style the Easy Way | Shelley Hitz | Skillshare

Dry Brush Lettering - How to Create a Textured Style the Easy Way

Shelley Hitz, Artist, Illustrator, Author Coach

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5 Videos (17m)
    • Introduction

    • Supplies

    • Dry Brush Lettering Technique

    • Alphabet Uppercase and Lowercase

    • Next Steps


About This Class


If you love lettering and want to learn a new style to use in some of your pieces, this is the class for you.

I recently saw several different types of dry brush lettering fonts and thought, "Oh my goodness, I love this."

What is dry brush lettering?

It's a dry brush look which means it is not going to have a clearly defined line. There are going to be some dry areas that make it look textured.

Actually, this is probably the easiest way to get started with lettering. But I have to admit, when I first started to research dry brush lettering, I could not figure out which pens to use and how to get the desired look.

In this class, I'm going to share with you the exact pens and the exact style that I created that works really well.

This is going to be a quick class. It is not going to take a long time for you to master this skill of dry brush lettering. I'm going to teach you the style I created for dry brush lettering, both uppercase and lowercase letters.

Anyone can do it. You just simply need to have the right brush pen.

I'm also going to give you my practice sheets. Feel free to use it to create your own style of dry brush lettering.

So what are you waiting for?

Let's get started and dive into this new style of lettering that you can add into your lettering toolbox today.

New to Lettering?

If you are new to lettering, I recommend taking my Brush Lettering for Beginners class first here: http://skl.sh/2lwvwWa.

You will learn the foundations of lettering, basic strokes, how to form your letters and be able to download many practice sheets. Then, come back to this class to learn watercolor lettering!

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15 of 17 students recommendSee All

Very simple easy class to follow, can be used for many projects. Thank you !
Shelley, your work has always been inspiring to me. Thank you for encouraging me to join Skillshare. This course was well put together and informative. I would highly recommend this course to those who have a interest in learning dry brush lettering. Thanks again!
Anetria Jordan

Artist I Hand Lettering I Calligraphy

In just a few minutes I can't believe I learnt a new lettering skill! This was so much fun as the rule is to be Free with the style of lettering! A non-intimidating class for any beginner :)
Surani Perera

Watercolour and illustration addict





Shelley Hitz

Artist, Illustrator, Author Coach

Ready to learn the art of lettering and watercolor, the easy way? I know what it's like to be a beginner. And I know what it's like to battle the inner critic. The fear, self-doubt, and comparison.

But, I have learned to embrace the artist in me and have re-discovered the joy of creating art.

Art can help you:

Relax and have fun. It's been an amazing form of self-care for me. Discover the power of color. Creating art can bring you so much joy. Create beautiful pieces you can...

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