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Make your own font

Cheryl Jones

Tags fonts, hand lettering, lettering

Make your own font

It rained and I couldn't really get out there today to work in the garage like I wanted. So, I spent some time on the iPad Pro working on lettering projects. I like working on the iPad because I can lay on the couch and be totally comfortable (lazy, I know). I found this site called Calligraphr. It allows you to use your own writing to make a font. I've only made about a million fonts with my own writing today. It is pretty amazing! If you are using a drawing app like the Procreate app, you can insert a png or...


Lettering Practice

Cheryl Jones

Tags diy, hand lettering, handmade, lettering

Lettering Practice

Lately, it seems, more and more people I meet/know have been asking me if I would teach a lettering class/take & make class. I would absolutely love to do this and am currently working on the logistics of it all. But, in the meantime, I'm compiling some resources for you so you can start some practicing on your own! Here are the first three things you need to know about hand lettering beforehand: Your handwriting is different than mine. You and I aren't going to have the exact style of writing. You may hold your pencil in a different position or apply...