Summer Fun! Hand-Lettered Series for Summer

Lala Watkins, a charming designer

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6 Lessons (36m)
    • 1. Intro

      0:45
    • 2. Inspiration + Tips

      1:38
    • 3. Word List + Thumbnails

      1:33
    • 4. Lettering + Colors

      16:26
    • 5. Final Details

      13:57
    • 6. Conclusion

      1:11

Project Description

Create a Hand-Lettered Rule Or Word Related To Summer

ASSIGNMENT

Create a hand-lettered rule or word poster related to Summer. This assignment will teach you how to be creative,  great at lettering, good at storytelling and to have fun! Create your own summer story.

 

DELIVERABLES

Upload your final hand lettered summer theme poster. A finished poster includes:

  • Inspiration
  • Process
  • Colors
  • Lettering
  • Final Piece
  • Your Reasoning for said rule or word (optional)

RESOURCES

  • Download the project guide below for step by step instructions, images, and more on the class assignment.
  • Check out my previous class here to learn more hand lettering tips that I go over.

 

  INSPIRATION

  • Daily Dishonesty- Lauren Hom is my all time favorite hand-lettering artist and is the person who inspired me to start lettering in the first place. She is a great inspiration for quotes, witty sayings, and lettering style.
  • Mary Kate McDevitt- Mary Kate McDevitt is a popular lettering artist on Skillshare and her work is very fun and whimsical, so check her out for inspiration and fun use of textures and colors.

   PRINTING

  • INPRNT : I use this place to print my work, you have to sign up and post your artwork for sell to print things but it's worth it. The quality is supereb. 
  • Vistaprint: You upload your design and get the print sent to you for a good price. The quality is good.

  TOOLS

    Below are some of the tools that will be helpful for you in this class. 

  •     Computer 
  •     Black markers, pens or ink.
  •     Ruler (Optional)
  •     Drawing tablet
  •     Scanner
  •     Light table
  •     Computer paper or Grided Paper
  •     Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

       

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