The Golden Secrets of Script Lettering: Find Inspiration In Your Handwriting

Martina Flor, Letterer & Designer

Play Speed
  • 0.5x
  • 1x (Normal)
  • 1.25x
  • 1.5x
  • 2x
9 Videos (1h)
    • Trailer

      1:21
    • Project: Create a Script Lettering using your handwriting

      11:22
    • Writing with different tools

      7:24
    • Selecting and Criticizing

      8:22
    • Sketching and Improving shapes

      3:44
    • Flourishes

      2:45
    • Refining your Sketch

      7:46
    • Digitisation

      15:10
    • Final Thoughts

      2:51

About This Class

Explore how designer Martina Flor uses her handwriting to create a piece of Script Lettering. In this 60-minute class, you will learn her step-by-step process for transforming spontaneous handwriting into a lettering piece. Martina will give you a insight on her process creating lettering and share tips to to turn an spontaneous/imperfect handwritten expression into a personal and unique script design.

This class is the perfect complement for Martina’s previous Skillshare class ‘The Golden Secrets of Lettering’ and it is tailored for designers, illustrators, and everyone who wants to improve their set of skills for creating lettering. No prior knowledge or experience required!

390 of 395 students recommendSee All

Very interesting class. What I found most useful was the idea of using very few anchor points when digitizing your design. The idea makes sense and one that I've not heard being used before.
Jim Pater

Former graphic designer enjoying life

Fantastic class! Really enjoyed it and you are SO TALENTED! Thank you for sharing your work flow with us. The practice of using tracing paper and experimenting, over and over again, is a lot of fun!
Great insightful class from a talented expert

7,076

Students

91

Projects

Martina Flor

Letterer & Designer

Martina Flor is a letterer and Designer based in Germany. After living and studying Communication Design in Argentina and Spain she moved to The Hague, Netherlands, where she gained a master in Type Design in The Royal Academy of Art. Now settled down in Berlin, she runs her Studio on Lettering and Custom Typography, working in three languages for clients around the globe.

Besides her commercial work, Martina considers here side projects an essential part of her work and creative progress. She's the creator of Letter Collections and Good Type, and the co-founder of Lettering vs Calligraphy. Among her clients we find The Washington Post, Etsy, Pinterest, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Penguin Random House, Harper Collins, Fontshop and Harrods.

Martina enjoys travelling the world to present her work at conferences and to hold workshops to help designers grow their set of skills and improving their design process.