If you are a practicing graphic designer, this class is for you. If you are an aspiring graphic designer, this class is for you. If you are willing to put in the time to improve your drawing skills and gain a deeper understanding of lettering, this class is for you. And if you want to learn how to really pay attention, really learn to see, and really understand the connection between the body and lettering, well, stick with us. We have something you're really going to love.
Whether you're a practicing or aspiring graphic designer, ninety percent of what you do relates to type. If you want to be the best at what you do, you can't just look at a piece of type - you have to really see it. Our Advanced Lettering drawing and design experience will introduce and help you master typographic anatomy, rhythm, and decorative elements. With expert guidance, you'll take a logotype project from its first sketch to its final digital form. You'll finish with a typographic masterpiece and the skills to create more.
Nils is a master graphic designer with expertise in hand lettering, decorative type and custom font design. He has deep experience in identity systems, branding, logotype design and packaging. Letterform instructor of 30 years at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena California.
When you sign up for our Advanced Lettering Class, you'll receive access to over two and a half hours of content from legendary professor and designer Nils Lindstrom. Over this nine module course, you'll explore the following topics:
By the time you've completed our Advanced Lettering class, you'll have created a logotype project from beginning to end, including initial thumbnail sketches, refinement, and formal script with flourishes. You'll start with your hands, using natural tools to create beautiful shapes and forms that are both arresting and visually rational. From there, you'll transform your work to digital form.
When you've completed our Advanced Lettering course, you'll:
If you're a graphic designer in today's world, you need these skills. Get the full picture behind how (and, more importantly, why) lettering works. Sign up now to get started today.