How to Create Lettering Practice Pages in Adobe Illustrator

Jen Duvall, Creator/Maker

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14 Videos (25m)
    • Intro

      0:59
    • Materials Needed

      0:48
    • Typography Terms

      1:03
    • Pick a Font

      2:46
    • Open Illustrator

      3:14
    • Creating Visible Lines

      2:42
    • Duplicate Lines

      1:35
    • Optional Quick Tip

      1:39
    • Create Letter Layer

      2:48
    • Printing

      1:43
    • Change Letters

      2:08
    • Save File

      1:09
    • Practice Tips

      2:15
    • Class Project and The End

      0:23

About This Class

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Practice makes progress, right? Right! You've seen lettering worksheets all over the internet, but maybe you have a specific font you want to study. Or maybe you just like the DIY approach. I'll show you how to quickly create a template to make your own worksheets using any font you want! You'll be able to make traceable worksheets and also guideline worksheets so you can really solidify your learning.

Let's start practicing!

Class Info:

Adobe Illustrator Trial 

Free Font Sites:
dafont.com
fontsquirrel.com

Suggested Fonts:
Serif -
Baskerville
Garamond
Sans-Serif - 
Arial
Geneva
Script - 
Valairya
Sun Valley

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This is very useful. Thank you!
Thank you Jen for the great class. I was thinking about buying calligraphy books to improve my own hand writing which is shockingly bad and saw the details of your class on the Roost tribe FB page. Your class was very helpful, clear, super easy and now I can easily make my own practice sheets.

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Jen Duvall

Creator/Maker

If I were a piece of art, I'd be mixed media. I'm kind of all over the place - in the best way possible. I love to dabble in anything creative that looks interesting. By profession, I'm a web manager. About three years ago I decided I was heading down the wrong career path so I learned how to code. I did the really scary thing and jumped into a new industry and I'm so happy I did. I've learned to trust my gut and follow my heart (what weird analogies, right? guts and hearts... it sounds like ...

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