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Brush Lettering: Cards, Envelopes & More

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Master brush-lettering basics to create handmade cards for any occasion.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, lettering exercises, worksheets and templates
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Krislam Chin

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Even if you’ve never held a brush, you can master the elegant art of brush lettering! Graphic designer Krislam Chin reviews the essential strokes and techniques you need to create three custom cards, as well as handmade envelopes, gift tags and more. She even shares ideas for incorporating brush lettering into your daily routine.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction & Drills
Krislam begins by going over the materials you'll need to get started. Then practice using your brush pens as you dive into some drills and create simple block letters, focusing on how to vary the pressure to achieve different stroke widths.
2. Script Alphabet
3. Exploring Words & Styles
4. Cards: Layout & Design
5. More Cards: Creative Additions
6. Envelopes & Extras

Recommended with this class

  • Thin and thick flexible brush pens and flexible colored markers
  • Addressing stencil
  • Small kraft-paper and white cards, envelopes and gift tags

Taught by

Krislam Chin
Krislam Chin
Krislam Chin is a graphic designer based in Los Angeles. In 2011, after studying branding at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, she embarked on her journey to revolutionize the creative industry through innovation and strategic design. Krislam has served as a senior designer for TechStyle Fashion Group (formerly JustFab) and has designed for a number of high-profile clients including American Girl, Disney, Fisher-Price, CNN, DirecTV, Starbucks and Saatchi & Saatchi. Krislam teaches hand-lettering workshops throughout Southern California.

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