Typography and lettering are distinct yet intimately interwoven art forms. While typography relies on established fonts, lettering relies on the hand of an artist. However, since hand lettering, like typography, is usually destined for print or the web, it's critical for illustrators to be able to transform their letterform drawings into pristine vector graphics. In this installment of Drawing Vector Graphics, Von Glitschka takes members through the entire creative process of hand lettering: starting with analog drawing tools, then using Adobe Illustrator to turn his drawings into vector graphics that can be further customized and scaled up or down. Von also introduces styling tips to create more compelling graphics and examples from some of the industry's best artists.
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.
No matter where you are in your career, from street shop level all the way up to doing custom bodywork, you will have occasions where you need to be able to produce good lettering on skin. Pennsylvania tattooist BJ Betts has long been known for his beautiful lettering technique… precise, readable, yet full of life, character and style. Over the past few years BJ has released a series of books that are aimed at providing a comprehensive toolbox of lettering tricks and techniques to tattooists from all walks of life.
The basis of any good graffiti wildstyle letter starts with paper and pencil. Join Eaz as he forms a wild style graffiti alphabet from A through Z with tons of tips and tech-niques that help to develop, expand your current mindset and help elevate your style to the next level. Focused specifically on the wild style lettering aspect of this culture, this dvd is meant to fill the inspiration void that bombing and tagging DVDs simply can not. What is on this DVD: Tools and supplies to use, From a to z the in depth wild style alphabet sessions by Eaz, Insightful bonus letter sessions by Ces and Serve, Bonus painting footage, The Eaz colorizer (the original wildstyle lettering colorizer software). This is the real deal… Accept no corny substitutes.