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Learn Lettering Free Video Lesson #2

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.

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Learn Lettering Free Video Lesson

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.

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How to Make Timelapse Videos for Instagram

Since Instagram introduced video importing from the camera roll, I’ve been enjoying sharing condensed timelapses of my lettering process. It’s also given me a great excuse to include some of my piano compositions as mini-soundtracks. Though many on Instagram cry “What app? What app??!” in the comments out of desperation to discover a 1-tap solution  Continue Reading »

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What’s in a Style?

I’ve talked about the good and bad types of copying before. Though there are many overlapping points, this is a tangential topic to that of my previous article. I started writing much of this in a personal response to a question posed by a good friend. Part way through, I recognized that I was writing  Continue Reading »

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Brush Lettering How To

I’ve been taking a break from my pens and have been enjoying calligraphy and brush lettering more lately. It is really insightful to have experience with different instruments to see how the style varies due to differences between applicators. While I like to craft a lot of my work with Micron pens, having an understanding  Continue Reading »

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Nothing Says Something As Beautifully as Hand-Drawn Lettering