Type Design: Draw an Italic Font

Kyle Wayne Benson

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9 Lessons (24m)
    • 1. Intro

      0:39
    • 2. Overview

      0:41
    • 3. Italic Types

      2:30
    • 4. The Fundamentals: Sporting Grotesque

      6:23
    • 5. The Letter O

      2:50
    • 6. The Letter V

      2:45
    • 7. The Fundamentals: Condensed

      4:31
    • 8. Production Tricks

      2:55
    • 9. Outro

      0:49

About This Class

Designer and Illustrator Kyle Wayne Benson is here to help you discover your inner type designer. Join him as he walks you through drawing an italic font in this 20-minute, project-based class. By watching and joining along you'll learn some intermediate to advanced techniques on editing vectors, making optical corrections, and improving your production process. Through this experience you’ll gain a better eye for recognizing good italic type, a sense of scope for adding italics to a font, and more quality time spent with your ol' pal Kyle "an Italic" Benson.