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
Using a good Calligraphy brush in Procreate is definitely going to help your work, but one brush that needs to be accurate to get the desired result is your guidelines brush. The proportions of the x-height and degree of angle are essential components of a specific style. Continue Reading
There’s nothing more frustrating than downloading new Brushes for Procreate and hitting problems when trying to install them. While importing the brushes into the app itself is straightford enough, transferring the brush files to your iPad can be slightly trickier. This post will help troubleshoot those issues and get your new brushes up and running!Continue Reading