Digitizing Calligraphy: From Sketch to Vector

Molly Suber Thorpe, Calligrapher + Designer

15 Videos (1h 53m)
  • Get Started

    • Trailer

      03:51
    • Selecting A Word or Phrase

      09:21
    • Supplies for Sketching Script

      06:03
  • Sketch It

    • Determining Your Lettering Style

      08:06
    • Drawing Imitation Calligraphy

      02:36
    • Refining Your Chosen Sketch

      11:05
    • Tracing Your Refined Sketch

      05:58
  • Ink It

    • Calligraphing with Pointed Pen

      07:38
    • Inking with Felt Tip Pen

      02:54
  • Photoshop It

    • Scanning

      03:22
    • Photoshop Step 1

      10:10
    • Photoshop Step 2

      14:23
    • Photoshop Step 3

      10:30
  • Vectorize It

    • Illustrator Step 1

      12:08
    • Illustrator — Finishing Touches

      05:11

About This Class

In recent years calligraphers have felt an increased demand for two unique skills: modern flourishes that are elegant (without looking like they came out of the eighteenth century) and digitized calligraphy that can be used in print and online in the form of logotypes, advertising, title treatments, printed stationery, and beyond. In this course you will learn my favorite techni... Read More

Molly Suber Thorpe, Calligrapher + Designer

Molly Suber Thorpe is the award-winning designer and calligrapher behind Plurabelle Calligraphy and Design Studio. Her custom stationery designs, branding work, and lettering expertise have appeared in such publications as The Wall Street Journal... Read More