Decorative Letterforms: Creating a Hand-Drawn Alphabet Premium class

Annica Lydenberg, Bad Ass Typographer

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10 Videos (46m)
    • Trailer

      1:07
    • Introduction

      3:09
    • Project Introduction

      2:11
    • Sketching Concepts

      3:36
    • Adapting Icy Caps

      3:04
    • Adapting Sweaty Font

      6:03
    • Tracing, Scanning, and Digitizing

      7:06
    • Working with Icy Caps

      6:50
    • Working with Sweaty Letters

      5:14
    • Working with Vintage Letters

      7:47

About This Class

Learn to create a decorative, hand-lettered alphabet by exploring the basic forms, shapes and rules of a letterform. You will follow along with lettering artist Annica Lyndenberg's lettering process, examining letterforms and their foundational basics while using that to inform your own unique alphabet. You will create a decorative alphabet poster, weaving a theme into your letterforms by applying flourishes and style to your work. Let's get lettering!

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I loved this class to help me work out a professional flow of a hobby. I think it is a wonderful primer.
Deirdre B.

Odd is all one can hope to be.

Loved this class and have heaps of ideas for projects to work on. I have watched several lettering classes before this but this one really has me inspired.
pace and explanations - very clear

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Annica Lydenberg

Bad Ass Typographer

Dirty Bandits is a small, San Francisco and Brooklyn-based design firm specializing it typography, lettering and illustration run by Annica Lydenberg. Work done by Dirty Bandits is fueled by Annica’s deep obsession with type. Annica is a designer, illustrator, typographer and artist.