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Incorporate Expressive Lettering into an Existing Image with Procreate

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Incorporate Expressive Lettering into an Existing Image with Procreate

Incorporate Expressive Lettering into an Existing Image with Procreate
Duration: 1h 29m | .MP4 1280x720, 30 fps(r) | AAC, 48000 Hz, 2ch | 930 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English

Have you ever wanted to incorporate some dynamic hand-lettering into a photo or illustration but didn’t know where to begin? This class will show you that it’s not as hard as you might think. With the actionable steps and tips I’ll show you, you’ll have the confidence to dive in and try it for yourself!

In this class you’ll learn how to incorporate illustrative lettering into an existing image, this can be a photograph or illustration. By the end you’ll be able to infuse dynamic lettering into nearly any composition.

This class is aimed at people who have started to play around with lettering, or even those that are just getting started. Whether you're a freelance illustrator, in-house designer, someone who just loves doodling — this class is for you!

In this class you’ll learn how to

Import an existing image into Procreate
Plan your composition and map out spacing
Use shapes and simple letterforms to create a template to draw over
Use layers to slowly refine your letters until they’re just right
Use color and shadow effects to blend your lettering naturally with the image
Export your image to share or print
Incorporating some lettering into an existing composition can really bring it to life. It’s also an extremely marketable skill as hand-lettering is very in-demand right now. The techniques you’ll learn in this class also work for stand-alone lettering treatments—and will be a great starting point if you want to pursue lettering further. If you’re already lettering a bit this tips and techniques will help you to create more dynamic compositions with your lettering.

I have a unique background that makes me well suited to teach this class. Although I am an independent illustrator, I studied Typography and Graphic Design and worked as a designer for five years before transitioning into illustration full-time. Lettering has always been a big part of the work I do. I’ve done lettering based illustration for clients including, Nike, Google, Facebook, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, and more.

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