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One of my favorite illustrations from Jason VanLue’s Three Pipe Problems book. Can’t wait to get my hands on it.

We look at defining whitespace containers and establish kerning principles to be applied to lettering compositions in the following lesson. This is the last of the free lessons before the full Learn Lettering courses are available on Monday, March 24th! I’ll be launching with 10 courses, 50 lessons, and more than 8 hours of highly edited, educational videos on lettering.

It’s hard to believe we’re finally closing in on the final week. This Monday, March 24th, Learn Lettering will finally be live with 10 courses, 50 lessons, and more than 8 hours of highly edited, educational videos on lettering.

Since 2012 I’ve been planning this, and for the past 8 months I’ve been exclusively building this platform. I phased out of client work in 2013 to make this a reality, and now we’re just days away. I can hardly contain my excitement.

I’ll be teaching a hand lettering workshop in Florida for AIGA Orlando on February 22, 2014.

We will explore some approaches for creating different types of lettering, as well as look at how to intentionally combine different styles and create solid compositions.

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Somehow it’s been a year already and another fantastic Circles Conference has come and gone, leaving us all, yet again, considerably charged with inspiration. This year’s conference sold out with 420 attendees—well beyond twice that of the 2012 conference. I can honestly say I was immensely impressed with every single one of the talks shared.  Continue Reading »

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