Elegant Monogram Lettering: From Hand-Drawn Sketch to Digital Styling | Kelly Thorn | Skillshare

Elegant Monogram Lettering: From Hand-Drawn Sketch to Digital Styling

Kelly Thorn, Letterer & Illustrator

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8 Videos (46m)
    • Introduction & Project

      2:46
    • Inspiration, Resources & Materials

      6:42
    • Sketching Your Concept

      9:09
    • Drawing Digitally

      6:18
    • Collaging in Photoshop

      11:33
    • Collaging in Photoshop II

      8:08
    • Wrapping Up

      1:15
    • Explore Design on Skillshare

      0:37

About This Class

Join lettering artist Kelly Thorn to design a monogram marrying the tactile, imperfect look of handiwork with the polish and refinement of a digital illustration!

Perfect for graphic designers, lettering artists, and type enthusiasts, this 45-minute class shares how to seamlessly combine hand-done elements with vector drawings.

From researching and sketching, to painting by hand, to refining her work in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop, Kelly shares her own full process so that you can design a beautiful acronym or monogram word of your own.

Note: For this class, students should have a basic understanding of both Illustrator and Photoshop — and be interested in developing their by-hand skills!

  

  

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Kelly Thorn

Letterer & Illustrator

Kelly specializes in design, illustrative lettering, and killing plants (though she loves to draw them). She's currently living in Brooklyn and working full-time as her own boss-lady.

From June 2012-June 2015, Kelly worked as Senior Designer at Louise Fili Ltd. She's a 2012 graduate from Tyler School of Art, where she majored in Graphic and Interactive Design.

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