The Art of Lettering: Intro to Hand-Drawn Script

Neil Tasker, Calligraphy and Lettering

16 Videos (1h 26m)
  • History and Research

    • Trailer

      00:40
    • Introduction

      02:34
    • History

      04:01
    • Research

      05:04
  • Fundamentals (tools, guidelines and forms)

    • Tools

      04:19
    • Guidelines

      07:25
    • Forms: Lesson 1

      08:49
    • Forms: Lesson 2

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      1
      07:48
    • Forms: Lesson 3

      10:45
    • Putting the forms together

      05:13
    • Formal ex. 1

      01:16
    • Formal ex. 2

      00:54
    • Casual ex. 1

      00:36
  • Sketching & Decoration

    • Sketching

      09:53
    • Sketching: part two

      11:44
    • Flourishing

      04:49

About This Class

My name is Neil Tasker, and I would like to welcome to my Skillshare class on learning the basics how to draw script by hand. "First and foremost, script typography is musical. Scripts - whether formal or informal, joining or discursive - have a rhythm" - Paul Shaw In this self-paced online class I will teach you the fundamentals to building letterforms in script style by hand. T... Read More

Neil Tasker, Calligraphy and Lettering

My Name is Neil Tasker, I have been working as a lettering artist and illustrator since 2011. I have worked with clients such as Men’s Journal, Fonts. com, St. Martins press, General Motors and have been featured on Communication Arts. The majority... Read More