Lettering: Learn How to Make an Upper Case Serif Style letters in Adobe Illustrator

Erica Ilene, Designer and Artist

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16 Videos (2h 7m)
    • Intro

      0:35
    • Setup

      4:16
    • Inspiration and sketch

      1:11
    • I, H

      9:05
    • E, F, L, T

      11:37
    • C, G

      8:49
    • B P R K D

      14:56
    • M, N, V, W, A

      11:20
    • X, Y, Z

      8:10
    • O, Q

      5:32
    • S, U, J

      15:32
    • Variation 1

      10:20
    • Variation 2

      7:58
    • Variation 3

      7:35
    • Drop Shadows

      9:02
    • Wrap up and project

      0:54

About This Class

Learn how to make an upper case serif font in adobe illustrator, and then make slight variations to the lettering to create alternative type styles and also learn how to add detail and drop shadows.

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This class is very specific with many details of how to create beautiful custom lettering. Though it takes time and patience to go through all the steps the skills learned allow for an infinite variety of designs. I found this class very valuable and will definitely keep in my library of saved classes to refer back to as needed.
Great class :) Thank you, I learned a lot.

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Erica Ilene

Designer and Artist

I'm Erica Ilene from Urban Daisies

A little about me...

I grew up in a small beach town in Los Angles county that often finds it's way as a backdrop to many movies, most recently: La La Land.  I spent almost every Saturday at the local fabric shop, which was walking distance from my home. I was mesmerized by the variety of patterns and colors, and learned to sew at a very young age. My love for patterns and colors grew through my childhood and in addition to sewing, and pai...

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