I work for a company called Hope Network, so I decided to run with the word 'hope.'
I started out with a Tombow brush pen and went with this sketch :
After I used the Scanner Pro iPhone app, I bought it into Illustrator and came up with this:
I still struggle with the flourishes, but I feel as though this is forward progress in this arena. I also added a halo for a little whimsy and dynamism.
Please feel free to leave me some crit... As I go deeper and deeper into lettering, flourishing is still a big area I struggle in.
Thanks and great class!
Designer and Seminarian