Interlocking Letterforms

Ray Mawst, Lettering & Design

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11 Videos (34m)
    • Introduction

      1:38
    • Interlocking Overview

      2:16
    • Initial Sketches

      4:42
    • Font Manipulation - Part 1

      2:35
    • Font Manipulation - Part 2

      3:52
    • Refinement - Part 1

      4:06
    • Layer Masks

      2:20
    • Refinement - Part 2

      3:14
    • Final Refining Techniques - Part 1

      3:56
    • Final Refining Techniques - Part 2

      5:02
    • Farewell

      0:27

About This Class

In this class, I share with you my technique for creating Condensed Interlocking Letterforms. I walk you through my process from sketching, planning, executing, and refining. The beginning/sketching portion of the class can be done with marker and paper, but the majority of the class is taught within Adobe Photoshop. 

I designed my project using only a computer mouse just to prove it can be done! But if you have a digital tablet, the project will be even easier. 

58 of 60 students recommendSee All

Really good class with everything explained clearly. Learn one or two things that I can apply to my own work.
Ryan Clarke

Vectors Are Free !

I really enjoyed this class. It's fast-paced, so thank God for pause, but Ray was very articulate and was also great with feedback and answering questions.
Interlocking Letterforms - a well-prepared class with tips useful not only to beginners. Great quality, lots of details, inspiring.

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Ray Mawst

Lettering & Design

Hello! My name is Ray, and I am an independent lettering artist, illustrator and designer currently living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. For just over two years, I worked in New York City in a Branding Company as a package designer. Over the years, I have had the opportunity to design packaging for companies like Glade, and Ziploc. And I have also had the opportunity to help out a hand full of start up businesses with logo designs, and t-shirt graphics.

Also, I just recently hav...

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