Handmade Hometown: Creating Word Art from Your Favorite Local Landmarks | Erica Kosa | Skillshare

Handmade Hometown: Creating Word Art from Your Favorite Local Landmarks

Erica Kosa, Entrepreneur + Creator + Teacher

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9 Lessons (33m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Finding Inspiration

    • 3. Google Image Search

    • 4. Utilizing Fonts

    • 5. Installing Fonts

    • 6. Creating a Silhouette

    • 7. Creating Word Art

    • 8. Adding a Silhouette to Your Word Art

    • 9. The Wrap Up


About This Class

Explore how designer Erica Faye Kosa from EFK Couture Crafts takes local inspiration and turns it into practical application. In this 30-minute class, you’ll learn how to make word art (aka subway art) in Photoshop using your favorite local landmarks as inspiration. From researching landmarks, finding free fonts, using photoshop, and saving your image, this class covers all the steps to help you create a keepsake hometown print. This class is perfect for beginner designers, DIY entrepreneurs, and hometown enthusiasts. No prior knowledge of Photoshop is required. By the end, you’ll have everything you need to create your own work of word art.





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Erica Kosa

Entrepreneur + Creator + Teacher

A forever learner who loves to share! Erica is a former recruiter turned entrepreneur. She has a BS from UT Austin and a MA from Lewis University with several years of experience in the engineering community, higher education, and recruiting. When she is not working on her career development and consulting business, her hobbies include jewelry making and graphic design. Erica has a passion for learning and sharing that knowledge with others.

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