Are you finally ready to master hand lettering basics so you can use that skill in your planner or bullet journal? I’ll show you how to learn in one hour or less.
Of course, you can find tutorials all over the internet that will help you figure out the hand lettering basics but there’s a problem with that; you have to find a lot of tutorials to help you master all of the basics.
There’s good news though; a few years ago I found a far more efficient way to master skills. It means that you don’t have to search around for everything you need to know about a subject and you can master a skill in an hour or less! I LOVE Skillshare! It is the bomb dot com.
Master Hand Lettering Basics In Under An Hour
So What The Heck Is Skillshare Anyways?
Skillshare is an online learning community. There are more than 18,000 classes available. If you want to learn the hand lettering basics, you’ll find tonnes of classes. I’ve shared my experiences with learning new craft skills via Skillshare right here: Where Is The Best Place On The Web To Take Craft Classes?
You can even learn how to code a website or learn how to become great at selling products that you create! There are SO many incredible classes available via Skillshare and I’ve taken about 40. I’m a fully fledged paying member and I try to learn a new skill every quarter.
My Skillshare Origin Story
I signed up for Skillshare a few years back because an amazing hand lettering artist called Mary-Kate Mc-Devitt had created her first online class.
Back then it was not a subscription based service but even when Skillshare introduced the subscription element, I didn’t care. I was happy to enter my card details and become a subscriber.
Don’t get me wrong. I’ve been stung before with free trials that required a card and I learned my lesson. It’s a blanket ‘NO’ from me if a free trial requires me to sign up using card details because I have no doubt in my mind that I will forget to cancel the subscription if I don’t like the service. But Skillshare is worth every single penny.
18,000 classes, are you kidding me?
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Samples Of Other Students Homework:
I am not exaggerating…. I took the class, I shared an image of my project in progress on Instagram, a book author got in touch with me and asked me to submit a project for her next book and I was PUBLISHED! A fully fledged, published, hand lettering artist. From this ONE class!
The Instagram post I’m referring to:
My Project’s for the book in progress:
And the book I’m published in (check the contents, page 63!):
A peek inside the book:
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? YAY! The book is here! That's me btw ? Published in Creative Lettering for kids with some fabulous ladies ? @sarahearn @amytangerine @augustwren @jennysweeney @artsyville @pamgarrison @allisonnadeau @secondsister @swirlygirl18 @lisasolomon @jannalovestype @jennydoh #linkinprofile
Ok, so this class IS longer than an hour. See here:
I hadn’t completed the class when I had been asked to submit my projects to the book.
This is pretty much where you can stop (follow the arrow) unless you want to learn how to digitize your work.
You can also speed up videos if people talk slowly. I’ve found that a lot of course creators speak slowly so that they can be understood, so there are times when it’s necessary to speed up the videos by clicking here:
I did end up purchasing a lightbox to make tracing my projects much easier but if you want to learn for bullet journaling purposes, it’s going to be difficult to trace as it’s difficult to secure the book in one place. The lightbox does make things much easier if you love to create pieces of art and printables etc but it isn’t necessary.
You need to sign up for Skillshare! PS: if you use my link (at time of writing this) you will get 2 months of Premium classes for ¢99. Which means you get access to all of Skillshare’s 18,000 courses for ¢99! You can download the classes for offline viewing and there’s an app for that too.
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