Lettering Basics
Lettering Basics
  • DIY
  • Essentials

Go from basic script to hand lettered bliss in no time with this Big Picture Classes Premium Class! We've enlisted three well-known experts, Amanda Arneill of Say It Pretty Designs, Valerie McKeehan of Lily&Val, and Heather Bloem of Design Roots, to teach you the basics of three popular writing styles.

  • Amanda Arneill – "Brush Lettering"
  • Valerie McKeehan – "Chalk Lettering"
  • Heather Bloem – "Cheater Calligraphy"

In our Premium Class experience, you’ll take a deep dive into three popular lettering techniques. Each of these talented artists will head up three weeks of this nine-week class, sharing video lessons that guide you through the process of mastering the basics of lettering.


This class originally retailed for $59, but is now available for $50 - a 15% discount! This offer will expire October 31st at 11:59pm EST.

Please note : This class originally ran in the fall of 2015. By enrolling now, you'll have access to all of the class material and will be able to access the class message board to view previous comments. However, the message board and gallery will will not be monitored by an instructor.

$50.00
  • What you'll learn +
    • "Brush Lettering" – Upstrokes and downstrokes; taking printing to script, adding colors to your lettering; fancying up your lettering with flourishes, flowers, sprays, rays, and wreaths
    • "Chalk Lettering" – Drawing letters vs. writing letters; learning font styles; adding basic illustrations, banners, and boards; designing a layout
    • "Cheater Calligraphy" – Replicate the look of traditional calligraphy using basic pens, shadow techniques, adding fun doodles; heat emboss your handwriting; put it all together on an envelope or card
  • What comes in my class kit? +
    Bpc premium lettering slider original
  • When does this class start? +
    01/01/2017
  • Will my access to this class ever expire? +
    Premium classes are purchased separately from the monthly membership plan. Therefore, you don't need a membership to continue accessing them month after month. Premium classes will remain on the site long-term for you to access at your leisure.
Lessons
  1. 1. Brush Lettering with Amanda Arneill 01: Basics
  2. 2. Brush Lettering with Amanda Arneill 02: Brush Script
  3. 3. Brush Lettering with Amanda Arneill 03: Finishing Touches
  4. 4. CHAT : Transcript from our 9/14 chat with Amanda Arneill
  5. 5. Chalk Lettering with Valerie McKeehan 01: Getting Started
  6. 6. Chalk Lettering with Valerie McKeehan 02: Basic Lettering Styles & Embellishments
  7. 7. Chalk Lettering with Valerie McKeehan 03: Create a Chalk Art Design
  8. 8. CHAT : Transcript from our 10/6 chat with Valerie McKeehan
  9. 9. Cheater Calligraphy with Heather Bloem 01: Introduction & Tools
  10. 10. Cheater Calligraphy with Heather Bloem 02: Brush Pen & Elegant Writer Basics—Plus Doodling!
  11. 11. Cheater Calligraphy with Heather Bloem 03: Envelope Addressing & Heat Embossing
Lettering Basics
  • DIY
  • Essentials

Go from basic script to hand lettered bliss in no time with this Big Picture Classes Premium Class! We've enlisted three well-known experts, Amanda Arneill of Say It Pretty Designs, Valerie McKeehan of Lily&Val, and Heather Bloem of Design Roots, to teach you the basics of three popular writing styles.

  • Amanda Arneill – "Brush Lettering"
  • Valerie McKeehan – "Chalk Lettering"
  • Heather Bloem – "Cheater Calligraphy"

In our Premium Class experience, you’ll take a deep dive into three popular lettering techniques. Each of these talented artists will head up three weeks of this nine-week class, sharing video lessons that guide you through the process of mastering the basics of lettering.


This class originally retailed for $59, but is now available for $50 - a 15% discount! This offer will expire October 31st at 11:59pm EST.

Please note : This class originally ran in the fall of 2015. By enrolling now, you'll have access to all of the class material and will be able to access the class message board to view previous comments. However, the message board and gallery will will not be monitored by an instructor.

$50.00
  • What you'll learn +
    • "Brush Lettering" – Upstrokes and downstrokes; taking printing to script, adding colors to your lettering; fancying up your lettering with flourishes, flowers, sprays, rays, and wreaths
    • "Chalk Lettering" – Drawing letters vs. writing letters; learning font styles; adding basic illustrations, banners, and boards; designing a layout
    • "Cheater Calligraphy" – Replicate the look of traditional calligraphy using basic pens, shadow techniques, adding fun doodles; heat emboss your handwriting; put it all together on an envelope or card
  • What comes in my class kit? +
    Bpc premium lettering slider original
  • When does this class start? +
    01/01/2017
  • Will my access to this class ever expire? +
    Premium classes are purchased separately from the monthly membership plan. Therefore, you don't need a membership to continue accessing them month after month. Premium classes will remain on the site long-term for you to access at your leisure.
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