Lowercase Letterform Study: Create a Hand Lettered Quote with Minimal Sketching | Jennifer Coyle | Skillshare

Lowercase Letterform Study: Create a Hand Lettered Quote with Minimal Sketching

Jennifer Coyle, Skillshare Teacher, Designer, Illustrator

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10 Lessons (32m)
    • 1. Getting Started

    • 2. Gathering Materials

    • 3. Lowercase Typography Basics

    • 4. Gathering Inspiration and Resources

    • 5. Drawing and Minimal Sketching

    • 6. Digitizing Part 1: Digitize your letter pieces

    • 7. Digitizing Part 2: Complete your letter inventory

    • 8. Digitizing Part 3: Colors

    • 9. Digitizing Part 4: Final stylistic touches

    • 10. Final Words


About This Class

Take your favorite song lyrics or quote and transform it into a fun, hand lettered composition using minimal sketching. Learn how to save time when creating a paper to digital lettering piece by combining critical thinking about letterforms with Illustrator magic.

This class is geared towards anyone with a love of lettering and illustration, and a basic understanding of Illustrator. The class is fast-paced, but all crucial steps and tips are included for the software.

This assignment will cover lowercase typography anatomy principles, block hand lettering tips, and tools needed in Illustrator to assemble your digital drawing and add final touches.





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Jennifer Coyle

Skillshare Teacher, Designer, Illustrator

I'm Jenn Coyle, a Philadelphia-based UI/UX designer, illustrator, and blogger. ENFJ.

I live for funky-cute illustration styles and have a passion for typography. Follow along with my tutorials on HelloBrio.com to learn about digital illustration, or take my Skillshare classes.

Fun facts: I have a degree in Interior Design; I don't use it. I'm mildly allergic to peanuts. I play the ukulele. Fueled by burritos. I've watched The Office at least 4x through. Things that rock my socks...

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