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Hand Lettering Sketch to Vector Process Video

Hand Lettering Sketch to Vector Process Video

Sean McCabe | July 20, 2015

I want to show you how I digitized a letterpress coaster design.

In this video, I take you step-by-step through the digitization process going from sketch to vector. I show you my software workflow, shortcuts, and even get into Pantone coloring and preparing files for a printer.

Whether you’re working on a project for fun, creating your own products and working with manufacturers, or digitizing lettering for a client project, this video will give you a TON of insights.

I guarantee even seasoned pros will find a gold nugget in this video that will save you a ton of time alone. it’s just chock-full of process insights and tips.

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How to Digitize Hand Lettering

Sean McCabe | February 20, 2015

I’m going to take you behind the scenes and show you how to digitize hand lettering using Image Trace. This video starts off in Photoshop for some initial prep work to clean up your lettering and then we take it to Illustrator for vectoring.

If you like this video, it’s a very small sampling of the 50 other lessons you’ll find in the Learn Lettering Master Class. Hope you enjoy!

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Austin Logo

Sean McCabe | May 10, 2013

It all started when I was invited to design the announcement for the May 2013 Dribbble meetup in Austin. What would customarily be a simple lettering piece turned into something bigger. I got caught up in the concept and wanted to really refine it. I felt like I was onto something good, so I spent  Continue Reading »

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