Lettering Essentials: From Sketch to Vector Staff Pick

Isabella Lion, Lettering Artist & Illustrator

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15 Lessons (1h 40m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:45
    • 2. Lettering vs. Calligraphy vs. Typography

      2:23
    • 3. Guides & Optical Adjustments

      5:17
    • 4. Letter Styles

      2:13
    • 5. Contrasts & Calligraphy Foundaments

      6:58
    • 6. Serif & Sans Serif Types

      3:06
    • 7. Shadows & Decorations

      7:36
    • 8. Choosing Your Word

      6:35
    • 9. Thumbnails

      4:25
    • 10. Sketching

      13:10
    • 11. Digitizing Your Word

      2:43
    • 12. Basics of Vectoring

      3:02
    • 13. Vectoring Your Word

      30:21
    • 14. Choosing Color

      9:55
    • 15. Final Thoughts

      1:12
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About This Class

In this almost 2-hour class, you’ll learn the first steps of creating a lettering piece from sketch to vector! Isabella will teach how to concept, design and finalize a lettering word in vector for any use by sharing her own personal lettering process with a lot of tips and tricks.

You’ll learn:

  • Why calligraphy is so important for lettering design
  • How to sketch a consistent lettering piece
  • Digitize your work and using vector points
  • Techniques for creating color palettes

After finishing this class, you’ll have a finished lettering word and a huge list of skills to create incredible letters.