What's in your Lettering Toolbox? Know Your Hand Lettering Tools Like a Pro!

Ciarra Rouwhorst, Calligrapher, Illustrator, Designer, Teacher

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8 Videos (1h 7m)
    • What's in your lettering toolbox?

      1:38
    • Modern Calligraphy Tools

      14:11
    • Create a Calligraphy Nib Guide

      10:57
    • Brush Lettering Tools

      10:03
    • Creative a Brush Lettering Reference

      12:16
    • Handlettering tools

      11:40
    • Create a Hand Lettering Tool Reference

      5:41
    • Conclusion

      0:55

About This Class

This class is all about Hand Lettering tools! We will discuss the basic tools you need to get started, as well as some helpful resources to add to your arsenal along the way. We will cover Modern Calligraphy, Brush Lettering, and Illustrated Hand Lettering Tools. You will also learn how to make references to take the guess work out of your creative process. By the end of this class you will know your tools, and have guides to refer back to when you reach for that perfect brush or pen. 

19 of 20 students recommendSee All

Such a comprehensive beginner's guide with lots of handy tips and recommendations for tools. I will be buying a bunch of them! So helpful! Thanks Ciarra!
This was a fantastic class. Very useful and practical information. I loved it!

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Ciarra Rouwhorst

Calligrapher, Illustrator, Designer, Teacher

Ciarra Rouwhorst is a self taught artist and designer. She began learning calligraphy and design right here on SkillShare in 2015. She then used those skills to start her business Silver Fox Calligraphy & Design in 2016. She works mainly with bespoke wedding stationery specializing in organic calligraphy and watercolor illustration. She also offers brand identity design for fine art wedding businesses who want authentic hand lettered logos. 

She started teaching on SkillShare in 2016, with her watercolor workshop. Since then she has launched The Self Made Creative Series. This is a collection of Skillshare classes designed to give self taught creatives the tools they need take creative leaps. You can also join the movement on Instagram @theselfmadecreative and use the hashtag #selfmadecreative for a chance to be featured. There is also a Facebook group where you can ask questions and get encouragement from other self taught artists and creatives. There is a quote which Ciarra lives by which you might appreciate by Mary Oliver, "The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their creative power restive and uprising, and gave it neither power now time." So take time for your creative drive, and live without regrets.