About this class
Make your lettering your own! In Lettering Your Way, Christine Herrin focuses on helping you create beautiful hand-lettered pieces based your own handwriting—not someone else's style! Start with the basics and learn which brush pens to begin with. Play with the unique effects they give as Christine provides tips and exercises to practice writing with a variety of tools. Then, learn her favorite techniques for designing hand-lettered pieces, digitizing your work, and turning your hand lettering into photo overlays and other projects. Finish out this class with a fun process video sharing how to get a piece of hand lettering onto a photo—all on your phone—to make it Instagram-ready. In Lettering Your Way, you'll gain the knowledge and skills to add beautiful, personalized lettering to any project! All content will be available March 19th.
Christine starts with the basics of hand lettering while sharing how to add decorative flair to your own handwriting for a personalized look. Then she takes it a step further with a look at different materials, design tips, and information on digitizing your work. Her lessons contain text, in-depth videos, and homework assignments to apply what you've learned!
It'll take around four hours to watch all the videos and read the text, but be prepared to put in some extra practice time to complete your assignments.
This masterclass is self-paced. Take it anytime, anywhere, and on any device. You’ll receive long-term access to the content in this class, so return to the material whenever you need a boost of creative inspiration.
Introduction & Overview
Find out what we're going to learn in this class and a little bit about my lettering journey.
Get to Know Your Materials
Get to know a few of the brush pens out there and choose one that suits you best!
Love Your Handwriting
Before we start playing with brushes, let's get to know your handwriting and what makes it unique.
Start Brush Lettering
Start writing out phrases and letters using your brush pens.
Simple Design Concepts for Lettering
Take note of these design concepts while putting together your hand-lettered pieces.
Digitize Your Lettering
Learn quick ways to digitize your lettering in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
Create an Instagram-Ready Post
See projects to make with your new lettering skills, including an Instagram-ready photo overlay!
Other Projects with Lettering
Get more project ideas for your digitized hand lettering.
Lettering Your Way Chat
Join us for a live chat in Lettering Your Way on March 30th at 1:00pm EDT!