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Hand-Lettering Foundations: Skill-Building for Beginners Part 1

Wendy Brookshire, Artist, Designer and Illustrator

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9 Videos (1h 2m)
    • Introduction to Hand Lettering Foundations

    • Anatomy & Terminology

    • Supplies Needed

    • Drawing Intro

    • Drawing Part 2

    • Drawing Part 3

    • Drawing Part 4

    • Drawing Part 5

    • Vectorizing your Art


About This Class

Welcome to the first in a series of beginning hand-lettering classes!

In this first class, I'll be teaching you how to draw a simple, single stroke weight alphabet. 

The goal of these classes are to help those new to lettering and illustration achieve a solid foundation of knowledge and skills, and to learn how to then take these skills and create some great hand-illustrated artwork. 

Armed with this knowledge, when you are drawing your letters they will visually look correct and balanced, and will take your drawing from amateur status to something a little more polished.

Practicing drawing the letters to learn their structure will help to strengthen your skills and confidence in illustration as well.

This class series is for anyone, no matter your  skill level with drawing or illustrating. It takes lots of practice to get to where you want to go, but we’ll start at the beginning and I’ll be walking you through the steps you need to make great lettering pieces. My goal is to help you build your confidence in your lettering and illustration skills so you can move forward and make some wonderful hand lettered and illustrated art!

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Mariano Alvarez

Artista Grafico

Really good tips and tricks for the absolute beginner.
This class breaks down letters to their basic foundations of being a san-serif letter and letter adding brackets to make the letter a serif.





Wendy Brookshire

Artist, Designer and Illustrator

HI! I'm an artist, designer and illustrator, born and raised in Colorado (USA). My days are filled with designing and art directing for a university, my nights are filled with drawing and illustrating projects that make me happy.

Love to hike, kayak, camp and garden when I'm not slaving away at the drawing table.

Instagram: @wendylynnletters

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