22
July
2015

HAND LETTERING FINAL PROJECT

After completing my initial sketches for the Skillshare intro class with Mary Kate McDevitt, I took the next few steps and inked and scanned a version that I didn’t love, but I liked. Excited for the next class and to practice more. FINAL PENCIL DRAWING FINAL INK DRAWING FINAL SCAN  

19
July
2015

SKILLSHARE HAND LETTERING JULY CHALLENGE

Speaking of serendipity, about 2 weeks ago, while I was eking away at my first hand lettering sketches all DIY style, I got an email from Skillshare announcing their “July Hand Lettering Challenge” featuring classes with the very talented Mary Kate McDevitt (I’d already started working my way through her Hand Lettering Ledger and liked […]

15
July
2015

HAND LETTERING – INITIAL SKETCHES

I spent about an hour each day last week, working my way through two different lettering books - first, I started working with Mary Kate McDevitt's fabulous Hand Lettering Ledger and Tony Seddon's fun Draw Your Own Alphabets. Both books offer lots of examples, tips and blank pages to practice, practice, practice. My initial attempts [...]
14
July
2015

LEARNING IN THE FREEDOME

My friends and I have a joke about that feeling you get when you’re about to leave a job that you’re just all done with – we call it “entering the freedome“. That tickle in your stomach that reminds you that regardless of how much time you’ve spent working for the man, your life is […]