LETTERING + GRAPHIC
DESIGN LEARNING

Today is a really exciting Tuesday! My online course, Learn Font Making, just reopened for enrollment! You’ll want to join in quick, since this will be the last open enrollment for the rest of 2017 and the price increases next year. You’ll be able to enroll from now until August 22nd (one week!), and you’ll receive lifetime access to the course. Although the topic of how to prepare your lettering for font making is covered extensively in the course, I thought I’d share a bit of my process this week to celebrate the reopening. In this video, we’ll talk about how to prepare lettering traditionally (writing utensil + paper) so you get all the characters you need for your font. If you’d prefer to prepare lettering on an iPad instead, that’s covered specifically inside the course. For now, read on for the traditional method!

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