Want to make a living as a hand lettering artist? Learn Lettering is a series of courses that take your from typographic fundamentals to professional practice.
It’s not only the techniques, but the business knowledge you need to succeed.
With 50 lessons, and 8 hours of highly-edited video content, you’ll learn everything you need to know to turn your passion for lettering into a full time career.
Looking for the lettering tools you need to get started?
The lettering resources page has a huge list of tools with photos and reviews on everything you need to begin lettering.
The lettering resources has a huge list of tools with photos and reviews on everything you need to begin lettering. Pens, lead holders, brush pens, watercolor brush pens—it’s all here.
Tools don’t make a craftsman but if they did, these would be the ones you want.
“I don’t have an art or design background… can I do hand lettering?”
The good news is, you don’t need to have a design or lettering background to start hand lettering. Of course, any prior experience will always be helpful, but all you need is a willingness to learn and a commitment to showing up every day.
Lettering is really just drawing, and drawing is something anyone can learn with practice.
It’s going to take a lot of deliberate practice to learn different styles of lettering. You’re going to have to copy many typefaces, and individual letters by tracing, using references, creating without reference, comparing back to the original, and revising.