About this class
All you need is the knowledge you’ll learn in this class, practice, and an excitement to learn to create beautiful lettering you are completely proud of. In this class, I'm going to share everything I know about hand lettering with you! Get all the ah-ha moments I wish I had at the beginning of my hand-lettering journey, my favorite materials, and how I work through things creatively. Most importantly, I’m going to help you find your own style! Anyone can learn to letter and be proud of what they create. Find out how I get my inspiration, explore my all-time favorite techniques for getting started, practice your letters to achieve a consistent style, and join me as we create a unique hand-lettered piece from start to finish. I'm not holding anything back in this class! With my best tips and tricks at your fingertips, you'll be ready to put your personality and skills to work on anything you want to letter!
Once you're enrolled, you'll have long-term access to this class so you can go back and view the material whenever you want!
Hi! I'm Tara. I’m a hand letterer, YouTuber, coloring book maker, modern phone case and fabric designer, and sometimes funny Instagrammer.
I’m going to share all the ah-ha moments that I wish I had at the beginning of my hand-lettering journey, my favorite materials, and how I work through things creatively. Most importantly, I’m going to help you find your own style!
It'll take you about two hours to watch the videos and read the text, but be prepared to put in lots of practice to hone your skills.
We’re flexible around here! Take this class at your own pace. Be sure to practice what you learn in each lesson and then come back for more of Tara’s favorite tips and tricks!
Intro & Pep Talk
This stuff is important! Make sure you listen before starting the class.
Materials & How to Hold Your Pen
Take a look at my favorite tools and supplies + how to use them correctly.
I’ll share something totally crucial & pretty rad that will instantly improve your lettering.
How To Gain Inspiration
Get really good tips on how to be inspired but not copy other hand lettering.
Push Up + Pull Down
Learn how to get all your thicks and thins looking sexy.
Different Styles & How To Achieve Your Own Look
Explore different styles and tips on how to develop your own personal style.
Repetition is the key element to improving muscle memory.
Putting it Together
Use the ideas we've learned so far and put it all together!
Find out the common mistakes we all make and how to fix them.
Start To Finish
I'll walk you through a start-to-finish piece with both pencil and paper and then on the iPad.
Committing to a challenge is a great way to stay accountable and to gauge your progress.