Typographic Deception: The Art of Drawing Ambigrams Premium class

Nikita Prokhorov, Designer. Letterer. Punster. Author.

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9 Videos (57m)
    • Welcome

    • Getting Started

    • Inspiration

    • Tools & Materials

    • Finding Symmetry in Words

    • Typographic Styles

    • Sketching Your Ambigram

    • Refining Your Sketch

    • Final Words of Wisdom


About This Class

Flip your design & typographic world upside-down and gain a whole new perspective on typography and lettering. NYC-based graphic designer, author of Ambigrams Revealed, and lettering artist Nikita Prokhorov will teach you how to draw your own ambigram — a word that reveals another word when viewed from a different perspective.

This one-hour class walks you through real-life examples of ambigrams, the many typographic styles you can use, how to find inspiration for your design, and of course, the step-by-step process of sketching and refining your finished ambigram.

You don’t have to be M.C. Escher to take this class — designers, illustrators, type enthusiasts and artists of all levels are welcome! A hybrid of traditional typography, lettering, and illusion — along with some artistic magic — the ambigram is guaranteed to draw you in.

41 of 41 students recommendSee All

Very cool and complete lesson.
Just wow! I didn't knew what ambigrams are, and now I know something new and loving it!
Razvan Ursan

Drawing is such a stress relief!

Great samples and breakdown. It is not easy to come up a word that will work, however this definitely gets you in the right direction. Now I try with every word I can.
Martha Dixon

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Nikita Prokhorov

Designer. Letterer. Punster. Author.

NYC-based graphic designer and lettering artist with a penchant for ambigrams.