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Hand Lettering

Hand lettering, or modern calligraphy, is the art of drawing letters. Hand lettering can be done with a wide variety of techniques, tools, styles and papers. There is no specific way to letter and can be done with anything.

The planning and editing process of lettering

{Artist Notes}

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This was first done in pencil and took about 15-20 minutes to sketch out. Next, was a thin red marker to sketch out the edges. This took the longest out of the whole project. Then the wider part of the brush pen was used to highlight the downstrokes. Last I addes the flourishes to the "t" and "s".

Examples of Beautiful Lettering

Works Cited

Design & Illustration Envato Tuts+

"Endurance Is the Price Tag of Achievement." Seanwes. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2016.

"Google." Behance. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2016.

"Hand-lettering Designs by Juantastico | From up North." From up North. N.p., 14 Dec. 2015. Web. 05 May 2016.

"My Favorite Hand Lettering Tools." Notey. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 May 2016.

"Type for Now." Type for Now Sean Wes Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2016.

"Watercolor / Calligraphy." On Student Show. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2016.

Werner, Kristina. "Rainbow Watercolor Brush Lettering (In Real Time)." N.p., n.d. Web.

{For tool examples I was unable to find a link to the image.}

The rest were original pictures, drawn and taken by me.