Fundamentals for Drawing Letters

Type Stuff, Art Director & Type Junkie

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22 Lessons (52m)
    • 1. Drawing Letters 101

      1:13
    • 2. Intro

      1:25
    • 3. ?

      0:21
    • 4. Intro to pens

      0:34
    • 5. BrushPens1

      3:54
    • 6. BrushPens2

      3:27
    • 7. BrushPens3

      3:01
    • 8. FineTip1

      5:41
    • 9. FineTip2

      3:39
    • 10. FineTip3

      1:59
    • 11. ?

      0:13
    • 12. Paper1

      3:43
    • 13. Paper2

      2:30
    • 14. Type Anatomy?

      0:41
    • 15. Anatomy

      3:42
    • 16. LightTracing1

      2:34
    • 17. LightTracing2

      1:26
    • 18. LightTracing3

      2:32
    • 19. TracingPaper1

      2:21
    • 20. TracingPaper2

      3:25
    • 21. TracingPaper3

      2:48
    • 22. End of class.

      0:23
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Project Description

Daily Type: The first steps to becoming a hand lettering master!

Understanding the importance of making daily practice a habit, and putting what we learned into practice, we will be taking the first steps to becoming a hand lettering master. You will be creating your first hand lettered pieces using the basics skills and techniques learned in this class.

DELIVERABLES

Create the first pieces using any of the techniques or materials learned in class. The first hand lettered piece will be the name of your new hand lettering side project! The remaining two can be lettering anything you want, it can be quotes, movie names, your name, your favorite foor, anything!

A completed project should include:

Name for your side project.

  1. First piece with hand lettered name for the project 

I encourage you to post your process! This allow me to give you more in depth feedback and possibly tips on what you can do to keep practicing and improving your work.

-Bonus-

  1. 1st hand lettered piece
  2. 2nd hand lettered piece

You can get some extra help & materials here:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/238739126/drawing-letters-101-kit?ref=shop_home_active_1

These are the pens I use in the class:

Brush pen 1: Tombow marker

Brush pen 2: Prismacolor Premier brush tip marker

Brush pen 3: Pentel Standard brush pen

Fine tip 1: Papermate felt tip marker

Fine tip 2: Staedler fineliner

Fine tip 3: Genering fine tip pen

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