Today is a very exciting day. Savage just launched the highly anticipated update – Procreate Version 4. If you’ve caught any of the hype, you can believe it. It is a massive, massive release!Continue Reading
Today’s blog post is something a bit different from the usual format. As an avid reader of other lettering and calligraphy blogs, I love when I’m introduced to a surprise guest artist. The author interviews them or presents some of their work. Sometimes I’m familiar with the guest, sometimes I’m not, but I enjoy the variety. Coming recommended from someone I already know, the style is usually to my taste too. I wanted to take this concept a bit further…Continue Reading
Whether your time spent with letters is just for fun, or you are creating designs or typefaces professionally, you’ll definitely benefit from knowing the basic principles.
We’re so lucky to live in a time where many people share their knowledge. Gone are the days when you need to spend thousands on education. You just need a bit of time, determination and an internet connection.Continue Reading
I recently met Christian (Type By Chris) on a visit to the Apple Store (fittingly!). I was meaning to attend a Lettering workshop Ian Barnard was holding at the Covent Garden branch in London. Unfortunately, I arrived too late to catch any of the workshop, but was able to say hello to Ian afterwards which is how I met Christian. Continue Reading
Before I knew what to call them, flourishes had drawn me into the art of Lettering and Calligraphy. I remember filling notebooks with random swirls when I was a teenager. Who knew it would be good training for flourishing letters later on! Continue Reading
If you take a scroll through Instagram on any given day, you’ll probably find a large amount of Lettering work combined with high quality photos. You know the ones I mean? Often they appear with quotes or music lyrics giving a lot of colour, texture and depth to the composition. Continue Reading