Brush Lettering: Putting Together a Finished Piece
with Laura Worthington
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Class duration: 1h 25mSee all 7 lessons
About The Class
Put polish on your lettering with cohesive, attractive compositions.
Lay out and create different brush-lettered words, and combine them into a cohesive, attractive whole. You’ll explore different layout variations for your compositions, and begin to practice your letter with an eye to creating compositions. In this class, type designer Laura Worthington will cover:
- How to plan the layout and create thumbnails
- The pencil skeleton as a basis for lettering in a composition
- Reworking and refinning your final piece
Understand the Elements of Lettering Composition13:04
Move to a Pencil Skeleton13:38
Refine and Revise the Final Piece with Ink20:05
Cut and Paste Your Finished Piece09:20
Student Review and Critique07:45
Laura Worthington is a typeface designer from Washington State. After training and working as a graphic designer since the mid ‘90s, she turned her lifelong fascination with lettering and typography into a business, publishing her first typeface in 2010. She has since published more than 80 typefaces, and designed custom faces for Fortune 500 companies. Laura’s faces are primarily based on her own hand-lettering and calligraphy, a practice she continues to hone daily. Her typefaces are primarily for display, and often include a broad variety of ornaments, contextual alternates, and swash forms. Laura Worthington handles every aspect of a font’s creation, from concept and hand-lettering to digitization. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
Tips for Great Brush Lettering Compositions
Workflow | Pencil Skeleton to Ink
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I was fortunate to be in this class live and I am so glad I own it! I have gone on to buy more brush pens and continue to practice (relax :) ) on my own. She is thorough and engaging. I feel like I learn a new gem each time I watch it!.
Laura Worthington is one of the best calligraphers I follow. She is an excellent teacher and I enjoyed this class very much. It allowed me to know her "in person". She teacher her tallets and allow students to follow their own style.
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