Electric Letterland: Building Animated Neon Lettering for Blogs & Websites

Kate Widdows, graphic design, illustrative lettering, & type

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12 Lessons (48m)
    • 1. Trailer

      2:05
    • 2. Introduction to the class

      1:38
    • 3. Project Primer

      1:36
    • 4. Choosing your foreign language word(s)

      1:59
    • 5. Research: Neon & Lettering Styles

      1:39
    • 6. Brainstorming

      3:55
    • 7. Pencil Sketching

      3:49
    • 8. Lettering in Illustrator

      7:25
    • 9. Photoshop phase I: Glows and Colors

      9:12
    • 10. Photoshop phase II: Animation

      7:46
    • 11. Saving, exporting & posting your GIF

      6:04
    • 12. Closing Segment

      0:58
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36 of 36 students recommend this class
Olly Lukina

illustrator, creative explorer

I'm very impressed
Maria Regina Tuazon

motion designer. illustrator. sketcher

This is really a cool class. Learned a lot!
Awesome class, Absolutely loved it. This has inspired me to create designs for potential real neon signs! Thanks Kate!! Love your work and inspiration.
Sebastiaan Destellirer

Graphic Designer, Teacher

I found it very interesting. Great introduction in the world of NEON signs.
Great Class! I've always had a love for neon signs! Such a beautiful art. This class is superb for lettering and design.