The Golden Secrets of Script Lettering: Find Inspiration In Your Handwriting Premium class

Martina Flor, Letterer & Designer

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9 Videos (1h)
    • Trailer

    • Project: Create a Script Lettering using your handwriting

    • Writing with different tools

    • Selecting and Criticizing

    • Sketching and Improving shapes

    • Flourishes

    • Refining your Sketch

    • Digitisation

    • Final Thoughts


About This Class

Explore how designer Martina Flor uses her handwriting to create a piece of Script Lettering. In this 60-minute class, you will learn her step-by-step process for transforming spontaneous handwriting into a lettering piece. Martina will give you a insight on her process creating lettering and share tips to to turn an spontaneous/imperfect handwritten expression into a personal and unique script design.

This class is the perfect complement for Martina’s previous Skillshare class ‘The Golden Secrets of Lettering’ and it is tailored for designers, illustrators, and everyone who wants to improve their set of skills for creating lettering. No prior knowledge or experience required!

320 of 322 students recommendSee All

I clicked yes though my patience was really put to the test with the massive amounts of "ummmmms" and pauses between words and sentences. However I do realize that it's hard to speak in a non-native language - all the same a wee bit more practice before would have avoided all my teeth-grinding. That having been said, it was fun to see the progress of the work and the quality of the final piece is beautiful. If you are patient and not in a hurry, by all means dive right in.
Martina's work is impeccable and a very inspiring designer to follow!
I always thought that the key to good vector lettering was being a perfect hand/brush letterer. Martina shows how, just like the illustration process, it takes many iterations and sketches over sketches to get the perfect custom script lettering. This is a very informative class, and I would highly recommend it.
Tom Froese

Illustrator and Designer





Martina Flor

Letterer & Designer

Martina Flor is a letterer and Designer based in Germany. After living and studying Communication Design in Argentina and Spain she moved to The Hague, Netherlands, where she gained a master in Type Design in The Royal Academy of Art. Now settled down in Berlin, she runs her Studio on Lettering and Custom Typography, working in three languages for clients around the globe.

Besides her commercial work, Martina considers here side projects an essential part of her work and creative progress. She's the creator of Letter Collections and Good Type, and the co-founder of Lettering vs Calligraphy. Among her clients we find The Washington Post, Etsy, Pinterest, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Penguin Random House, Harper Collins, Fontshop and Harrods.

Martina enjoys travelling the world to present her work at conferences and to hold workshops to help designers grow their set of skills and improving their design process.