Week 1 – Hand Lettering Check-In Week 1

 Hand Lettering Lesson & Challenge

Week 1 Check -In

Hand lettering challenge

 

Welcome to our first Hand Lettering Lesson & Challenge Check In!

Did you pick up your FREE workbook for week 1? If not go ahead and grab it now —->  Week 1

If you downloaded one earlier this week…..Have you been practicing? I hope so! There wanatomy of a letteras some super important information in there! Here’s a little refresher:

Knowing all of these “terms” will be a big help to you in the future. It didn’t take me long to figure out that I can do a lot with a letter if I knew which “body part” to change. It made things a lot easier! For some more detailed information on each term check this out.

Some More Basic Terms to Know

Hand lettering- The art of drawing letterforms by hand. 

Typography – The art of type arrangement (how to arrange the type for a composition. It can be digital or tangible.

Handwriting – The writing that comes from your hand flourishes.  It can be Print or Cursive.

Calligraphy  Artful writing that is created with special writing tools like a calligraphy pen and nib.

Brush Lettering – A type of hand lettering using specific techniques as well as pens. (Brush pens/markers)

Anyone can improve their writing with just a little practice!


I’d love to see your practice pages from this week! (If you need them grab them here)

PLEASE COMMENT AND LEAVE ME A PICTURE OF YOUR WORK FROM THIS WEEK! You can also post it in a comment right here on this blog post! (Or you can go to instagram @ post it on your own feed, MAKE SURE YOU TAG ME! (Here I am!)

Share your work

ANYONE WHO POSTS & TAG’S ME ON FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM OR TWITTER,

WILL BE ENTERED INTO A DRAWING FOR

25$ GIFT CERTIFICATE TO Embraced Grace Creations!

Winner will be announced in next week’s newsletter (that will come to your inbox Monday Mornings if you are subscribed!) That means you have from Now until Sunday Night at 12am to post & tag me! 

Want another chance to win? POST AGAIN WITH A NEW CREATION (on facebook, instagram, or twitter).      

 USE YOUR BEST HANDWRITING TO WRITE OUT THIS WEEK’S PROMPT.

MAKE SURE YOU TAG ME OR I CAN’T COUNT IT! 

You can find the weekly prompts HERE. 🙂

 

WANT SOME EXTRA PRACTICE SHEETS—->MORE Practice Pages


Let’s see what you got!

Have a question? Leave a comment below! 

Want to see something hand lettered or make a request to be covered in our lessons?

Leave a comment below! 

I can’t wait to see what you have been working on!

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