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LETTERING TIP: Here’s another trick I’ll elaborate on during my Spencerian Lettering workshop this weekend Dec. 7–8 @coopertype in NYC.
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When an elliptical form joins a stem in a script style like this, the axis of the bowl (enclosed counterform) requires an angle that’s slightly greater than the general slope of the letterforms. This adjustment grounds the curved stroke by keeping more of its weight toward the bottom, preventing the oval shape from appearing to rotate backward away from the stem. It also allows the two components to meet above the center of the letterform (indicated by the arrow), which is characteristic of high-contrast formal script.
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In the second image, the axis of the elliptical bowl matches the angle of the stem. This distributes the volume of the curved stroke more evenly throughout, ultimately causing the letter to appear upright, stiff, and boring. Another unwanted result is the joining of the two components at the center (indicated by the arrow), which ruins the subtle tension necessary to give a sense of liveliness to Spencerian Lettering forms, like the one I’ve drawn here.
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For those paying close attention, you may have noticed that the right side of the bowl just kisses the left side of the vertical stem, creating distinct “ink traps.” This feature —along with the thin exaggerated hairline “entry stroke” at the very top of the right stem— is a hallmark of Spencerian Lettering, which was innovated by Tom Carnase with Herb Lubalin during the late 1960s.
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Sign up for my class using the link in my bio to learn more!
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#spencerian #script #lettering #handlettering #workshop #coopertype #cooperunion #nyc #newyork #newyorkcity #logo #design #graphicdesign #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont

LETTERING TIP: Here’s another trick I’ll elaborate on during my Spencerian Lettering workshop this weekend Dec. 7–8 @coopertype in NYC.

When an elliptical form joins a stem in a script style like this, the axis of the bowl (enclosed counterform) requires an angle that’s slightly greater than the general slope of the letterforms. This adjustment grounds the curved stroke by keeping more of its weight toward the bottom, preventing the oval shape from appearing to rotate backward away from the stem. It also allows the two components to meet above the center of the letterform (indicated by the arrow), which is characteristic of high-contrast formal script.

In the second image, the axis of the elliptical bowl matches the angle of the stem. This distributes the volume of the curved stroke more evenly throughout, ultimately causing the letter to appear upright, stiff, and boring. Another unwanted result is the joining of the two components at the center (indicated by the arrow), which ruins the subtle tension necessary to give a sense of liveliness to Spencerian Lettering forms, like the one I’ve drawn here.

For those paying close attention, you may have noticed that the right side of the bowl just kisses the left side of the vertical stem, creating distinct “ink traps.” This feature —along with the thin exaggerated hairline “entry stroke” at the very top of the right stem— is a hallmark of Spencerian Lettering, which was innovated by Tom Carnase with Herb Lubalin during the late 1960s.

Sign up for my class using the link in my bio to learn more!

#spencerian #script #lettering #handlettering #workshop #coopertype #cooperunion #nyc #newyork #newyorkcity #logo #design #graphicdesign #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont

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Learn to draw flourished script like this in my Spencerian Lettering workshop Dec. 7–8 @coopertype in NYC. Sign up via link in bio.
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Spencerian Lettering is an ornate hand-drawn script letter with a wild streak. Learn the unique characteristics of this eye-catching style, and how to apply it to loads of different design applications, including posters, labels, packaging, book jackets, editorial illustrations, advertisements, and more!
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#spencerian #lettering #handlettering #workshop #flourish #script #coopertype #cooperunion #nyc #newyorkcity #logo #design #poster #label #bookdesign #illustration #advertising #marketing #packaging #calligraphy #font #typography #type #nottype

Learn to draw flourished script like this in my Spencerian Lettering workshop Dec. 7–8 @coopertype in NYC. Sign up via link in bio.

Spencerian Lettering is an ornate hand-drawn script letter with a wild streak. Learn the unique characteristics of this eye-catching style, and how to apply it to loads of different design applications, including posters, labels, packaging, book jackets, editorial illustrations, advertisements, and more!

#spencerian #lettering #handlettering #workshop #flourish #script #coopertype #cooperunion #nyc #newyorkcity #logo #design #poster #label #bookdesign #illustration #advertising #marketing #packaging #calligraphy #font #typography #type #nottype

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Swipe to see the evolution of the logo I drew for @risedotco
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I’ll be teaching my creative process, along with loads of handy tricks and techniques, during a Brush Lettering workshop Nov. 23–24 @coopertype in NYC. The link in my bio has info and registration, but you already knew that.
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#logo #graphic #design #graphicdesign #brush #brushmarker #script #lettering #scriptlettering #handlettering #workshop #cooperunion #coopertype #newyork #newyorkcity #nyc #calligraphy #writing #handwriting #cursive #penmanship #drawing #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont #tombow #fabercastellpittartistpen #moarhashtags

Swipe to see the evolution of the logo I drew for @risedotco

I’ll be teaching my creative process, along with loads of handy tricks and techniques, during a Brush Lettering workshop Nov. 23–24 @coopertype in NYC. The link in my bio has info and registration, but you already knew that.

#logo #graphic #design #graphicdesign #brush #brushmarker #script #lettering #scriptlettering #handlettering #workshop #cooperunion #coopertype #newyork #newyorkcity #nyc #calligraphy #writing #handwriting #cursive #penmanship #drawing #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont #tombow #fabercastellpittartistpen #moarhashtags

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Learn new skills in my Brush Lettering workshop Nov. 23–24 @coopertype NYC. More info in bio link.
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After students get the hang of using a pointed marker, we'll explore brush lettering in other mediums. These sketches were made during the in-class drawing portion of the workshop where I demonstrate how to translate brush strokes using different tools, like pencil and paper, and even chisel-tipped pens. I will also share my special method for vectoring tricky brush letters. This two-day weekend workshop is open to all skill levels.
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#new #brush #brushmarker #script #lettering #handlettering #workshop #cooperunion #coopertype #newyork #newyorkcity #nyc #calligraphy #writing #handwriting #cursive #penmanship #drawing #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont #graphic #design #graphicdesign #logo

Learn new skills in my Brush Lettering workshop Nov. 23–24 @coopertype NYC. More info in bio link.

After students get the hang of using a pointed marker, we'll explore brush lettering in other mediums. These sketches were made during the in-class drawing portion of the workshop where I demonstrate how to translate brush strokes using different tools, like pencil and paper, and even chisel-tipped pens. I will also share my special method for vectoring tricky brush letters. This two-day weekend workshop is open to all skill levels.

#new #brush #brushmarker #script #lettering #handlettering #workshop #cooperunion #coopertype #newyork #newyorkcity #nyc #calligraphy #writing #handwriting #cursive #penmanship #drawing #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont #graphic #design #graphicdesign #logo

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Learn letter-making methods like these in my brush script workshop Nov. 23–24 @coopertype in NYC. Sign up via link in bio.
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After acquiring a background on brush script, students will gain hands-on knowhow making letters with a pointed marker. Next, I’ll introduce methods for interpreting brush forms using pencil and paper, or pixels, in more complex compositions. We’ll finish by reviewing the particular challenges that come with digitizing brush letters, and examine strategies for vectoring their forms. Students of all skill levels are encouraged to register.
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#brush #brushmarker #script #lettering #handlettering #workshop #cooperunion #coopertype #newyork #newyorkcity #nyc #calligraphy #writing #handwriting #cursive #penmanship #drawing #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont #graphic #design #graphicdesign #logo

Learn letter-making methods like these in my brush script workshop Nov. 23–24 @coopertype in NYC. Sign up via link in bio.

After acquiring a background on brush script, students will gain hands-on knowhow making letters with a pointed marker. Next, I’ll introduce methods for interpreting brush forms using pencil and paper, or pixels, in more complex compositions. We’ll finish by reviewing the particular challenges that come with digitizing brush letters, and examine strategies for vectoring their forms. Students of all skill levels are encouraged to register.

#brush #brushmarker #script #lettering #handlettering #workshop #cooperunion #coopertype #newyork #newyorkcity #nyc #calligraphy #writing #handwriting #cursive #penmanship #drawing #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont #graphic #design #graphicdesign #logo

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It was great to work letterings with art direction by Lennyn Salinas for René Pérez and Sony Music. #Residente is one of the Latin American creatives I most admire since 2004 and I find it incredible to collaborate with #letterings for his new song #Pecador released worldwide on #october31st  2019. ⚡️👊💥 .
I was frustrated at not reaching the calligraphic level of Ross F. George and W. Dunham in Speedball books. That's why I drew texture gothic letters studying #rudolfkoch with a square point and a 30 degree angle.
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The design of voids between vertical strokes are similar to the width of these strokes achieving great closeness to each other, so the horizontal empty space between lowercase letters resemble a fence with logs vertically nailed to the ground forming a firm structure.
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In the word design "Pecador", the ornate capital "P" on the right matches the upper right flourish of the "d" located in the middle of the word and both close with the right horizontal flourish of the "r", designed to end the word. #handletterings #types #nottype #font #notafont #carlosfabiancg

It was great to work letterings with art direction by Lennyn Salinas for René Pérez and Sony Music.  #Residente is one of the Latin American creatives I most admire since 2004 and I find it incredible to collaborate with  #letterings for his new song  #Pecador released worldwide on  #october31st  2019. ⚡️👊💥 .
I was frustrated at not reaching the calligraphic level of Ross F. George and W. Dunham in Speedball books. That's why I drew texture gothic letters studying  #rudolfkoch with a square point and a 30 degree angle.
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The design of voids between vertical strokes are similar to the width of these strokes achieving great closeness to each other, so the horizontal empty space between lowercase letters resemble a fence with logs vertically nailed to the ground forming a firm structure.
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In the word design "Pecador", the ornate capital "P" on the right matches the upper right flourish of the "d" located in the middle of the word and both close with the right horizontal flourish of the "r", designed to end the word.  #handletterings  #types  #nottype  #font  #notafont  #carlosfabiancg

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Genial trabajar letterings con dirección de arte de Lennyn Salinas @tabisquey para René Pérez @residente #Residente es de los creativos latinoamericanos que más admiro desde 2004 y me parece increíble colaborar con #letterings para su tema "Pecador", lanzado mundialmente el 31 de octubre de 2019.⚡️👊💥
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Sentí frustración por no alcanzar el nivel caligráfico de Ross F. George y W. Dunham en Speedball books. Por eso dibujé letras góticas de textura estudiando a R. Koch con punta cuadrada y ángulo de 30 grados. .
El diseño de vacíos entre trazos verticales son similares al ancho de dichos trazos logrando gran cercanía uno del otro por eso el espacio vacío horizontal entre letras minúsculas se parecen a una cerca con leños clavados verticalmente en el suelo formando una estructura firme. .
En el diseño de palabra "Pecador", la "P" mayuscula ornamentada a la derecha hace juego con la floritura superior derecha de la "d" ubicada en la mitad de la palabra y ambas cierran con la floritura horizontal derecha de la "r" diseñada para final de palabra.
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It was great to work letterings with art direction by Lennyn Salinas @tabisquey for René Pérez @residente and Sony Music @sonymusiclatin. #Residente is one of the Latin American creatives I most admire since 2004 and I find it incredible to collaborate with #letterings for his new song #Pecador released worldwide on #october31st  2019. ⚡️👊💥 .
I was frustrated at not reaching the calligraphic level of Ross F. George and W. Dunham in Speedball books. That's why I drew texture gothic letters studying #rudolfkoch with a square point and a 30 degree angle.
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The design of voids between vertical strokes are similar to the width of these strokes achieving great closeness to each other, so the horizontal empty space between lowercase letters resemble a fence with logs vertically nailed to the ground forming a firm structure.
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In the word design "Pecador", the ornate capital "P" on the right matches the upper right flourish of the "d" located in the middle of the word and both close with the right horizontal flourish of the "r", designed to end the word. #handletterings #types #nottype #font #notafont #carlosfabiancg

Genial trabajar letterings con dirección de arte de Lennyn Salinas @tabisquey para René Pérez @residente  #Residente es de los creativos latinoamericanos que más admiro desde 2004 y me parece increíble colaborar con #letterings para su tema "Pecador", lanzado mundialmente el 31 de octubre de 2019.⚡️👊💥
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Sentí frustración por no alcanzar el nivel caligráfico de Ross F. George y W. Dunham en Speedball books. Por eso dibujé letras góticas de textura estudiando a R. Koch con punta cuadrada y ángulo de 30 grados. .
El diseño de vacíos entre trazos verticales son similares al ancho de dichos trazos logrando gran cercanía uno del otro por eso el espacio vacío horizontal entre letras minúsculas se parecen a una cerca con leños clavados verticalmente en el suelo formando una estructura firme. .
En el diseño de palabra "Pecador", la "P" mayuscula ornamentada a la derecha hace juego con la floritura superior derecha de la "d" ubicada en la mitad de la palabra y ambas cierran con la floritura horizontal derecha de la "r" diseñada para final de palabra.
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It was great to work letterings with art direction by Lennyn Salinas @tabisquey for René Pérez @residente and Sony Music @sonymusiclatin#Residente is one of the Latin American creatives I most admire since 2004 and I find it incredible to collaborate with  #letterings for his new song  #Pecador released worldwide on  #october31st  2019. ⚡️👊💥 .
I was frustrated at not reaching the calligraphic level of Ross F. George and W. Dunham in Speedball books. That's why I drew texture gothic letters studying #rudolfkoch with a square point and a 30 degree angle.
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The design of voids between vertical strokes are similar to the width of these strokes achieving great closeness to each other, so the horizontal empty space between lowercase letters resemble a fence with logs vertically nailed to the ground forming a firm structure.
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In the word design "Pecador", the ornate capital "P" on the right matches the upper right flourish of the "d" located in the middle of the word and both close with the right horizontal flourish of the "r", designed to end the word. #handletterings #types #nottype #font #notafont #carlosfabiancg

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#Repost @typelettering with @get_repost
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Contrary to what you might think, most brush lettering in American 20th-century advertising was heavily retouched. I did this piece nearly 20 years ago using traditional techniques that involve swinging a sable brush loaded with India ink, then contouring letterforms with zinc-based permanent white watercolor. Back in the day, the lettering would have been photographed for further editing, but I usually scanned my work and made any necessary adjustments in Photoshop.
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These days, I like the convenience of Tombow’s Dual Brush marker and Faber Castell’s PITT Artist Pen. Even Winsor & Newton, maker of my favorite Series 7 kolinsky sable brush, offers a Water Colour Marker. Whenever I get the chance, however, I try to sneak in a little time for some good ol’ brush and ink practice. Nothing beats the real thing.
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#brush #script #advertising #lettering #handlettering #winsornewton #winsorandnewton #series7 #kolinsky #sable #brushmarker #cursive #calligraphy #handwriting #penmanship #butnotreally #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont #logo #design #graphicdesign #oldschool

#Repost @typelettering with @get_repost
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Contrary to what you might think, most brush lettering in American 20th-century advertising was heavily retouched. I did this piece nearly 20 years ago using traditional techniques that involve swinging a sable brush loaded with India ink, then contouring letterforms with zinc-based permanent white watercolor. Back in the day, the lettering would have been photographed for further editing, but I usually scanned my work and made any necessary adjustments in Photoshop.

These days, I like the convenience of Tombow’s Dual Brush marker and Faber Castell’s PITT Artist Pen. Even Winsor & Newton, maker of my favorite Series 7 kolinsky sable brush, offers a Water Colour Marker. Whenever I get the chance, however, I try to sneak in a little time for some good ol’ brush and ink practice. Nothing beats the real thing.

#brush #script #advertising #lettering #handlettering #winsornewton #winsorandnewton #series7 #kolinsky #sable #brushmarker #cursive #calligraphy #handwriting #penmanship #butnotreally #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont #logo #design #graphicdesign #oldschool

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Contrary to what you might think, most brush lettering in American 20th-century advertising was heavily retouched. I did this piece nearly 20 years ago using traditional techniques that involve swinging a sable brush loaded with India ink, then contouring letterforms with zinc-based permanent white watercolor. Back in the day, the lettering would have been photographed for further editing, but I usually scanned my work and made any necessary adjustments in Photoshop.
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These days, I like the convenience of Tombow’s Dual Brush marker and Faber Castell’s PITT Artist Pen. Even Winsor & Newton, maker of my favorite Series 7 kolinsky sable brush, offers a Water Colour Marker. Whenever I get the chance, however, I try to sneak in a little time for some good ol’ brush and ink practice. Nothing beats the real thing.
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#brush #script #advertising #lettering #handlettering #winsornewton #winsorandnewton #series7 #kolinsky #sable #brushmarker #cursive #calligraphy #handwriting #penmanship #butnotreally #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont #logo #design #graphicdesign #oldschool

Contrary to what you might think, most brush lettering in American 20th-century advertising was heavily retouched. I did this piece nearly 20 years ago using traditional techniques that involve swinging a sable brush loaded with India ink, then contouring letterforms with zinc-based permanent white watercolor. Back in the day, the lettering would have been photographed for further editing, but I usually scanned my work and made any necessary adjustments in Photoshop.

These days, I like the convenience of Tombow’s Dual Brush marker and Faber Castell’s PITT Artist Pen. Even Winsor & Newton, maker of my favorite Series 7 kolinsky sable brush, offers a Water Colour Marker. Whenever I get the chance, however, I try to sneak in a little time for some good ol’ brush and ink practice. Nothing beats the real thing.

#brush #script #advertising #lettering #handlettering #winsornewton #winsorandnewton #series7 #kolinsky #sable #brushmarker #cursive #calligraphy #handwriting #penmanship #butnotreally #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont #logo #design #graphicdesign #oldschool

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Learn to draw script lettering during my @coopertype workshop Nov. 2–3 in NYC. Register via profile link.
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After acquainting students with the basics of script letterforms, I’ll introduce the many variables that allow for the creation of more expressive varieties. This two-day weekend workshop is chock-full of informative presentations, live lettering demonstrations, helpful handouts and reference material, practical drawing exercises, and of course lots of one-on-one review.
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#script #lettering #workshop #cooperunion #coopertype #nyc #newyork #newyorkcity #graphic #design #graphicdesign #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont #cursive #calligraphy #hardly #butisupposeicanseewhypeoplewouldusethatterm

Learn to draw script lettering during my @coopertype workshop Nov. 2–3 in NYC. Register via profile link.

After acquainting students with the basics of script letterforms, I’ll introduce the many variables that allow for the creation of more expressive varieties. This two-day weekend workshop is chock-full of informative presentations, live lettering demonstrations, helpful handouts and reference material, practical drawing exercises, and of course lots of one-on-one review.

#script #lettering #workshop #cooperunion #coopertype #nyc #newyork #newyorkcity #graphic #design #graphicdesign #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont #cursive #calligraphy #hardly #butisupposeicanseewhypeoplewouldusethatterm

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Sneak peek at some 20th–century–style Spencerian Lettering for an upcoming project.
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#spencerian #lettering #flourish #roundhand #script #drawing #sketch #logo #graphic #design #font #notafont #typography #type #nottype

Sneak peek at some 20th–century–style Spencerian Lettering for an upcoming project.

#spencerian #lettering #flourish #roundhand #script #drawing #sketch #logo #graphic #design #font #notafont #typography #type #nottype

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Brush up on your lettering skills this weekend in my @coopertype workshop, Oct. 5–6 in NYC. Link in profile.
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Gain loads of essential lettering know-how during this in-depth two-day weekend workshop. With the help of detailed slide presentations, practical skill-sharpening exercises, insightful drawing demos (like this one), and invaluable one-on-one feedback, you’ll learn how to create eye-catching and effective lettering for a slew of design applications.
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A handy tip from yer Uncle Ken: Use a hake watercolor brush, like the one pictured here, to sweep away pesky graphite and eraser residue without smudging your pencil drawings!
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#Handlettered #HandLettering #Lettering #Workshop #CooperUnion #CooperType #Drawing #Typography #Type #NotType #Font #NotAFont #GraphicDesign #Design #HakeBrush #Hake #Watercolor #Brush #TypeLettering #TypeAndLettering #KenBarber #UncleKen #LastCall #Yall

Brush up on your lettering skills this weekend in my @coopertype workshop, Oct. 5–6 in NYC. Link in profile.

Gain loads of essential lettering know-how during this in-depth two-day weekend workshop. With the help of detailed slide presentations, practical skill-sharpening exercises, insightful drawing demos (like this one), and invaluable one-on-one feedback, you’ll learn how to create eye-catching and effective lettering for a slew of design applications.

A handy tip from yer Uncle Ken: Use a hake watercolor brush, like the one pictured here, to sweep away pesky graphite and eraser residue without smudging your pencil drawings!

#Handlettered #HandLettering #Lettering #Workshop #CooperUnion #CooperType #Drawing #Typography #Type #NotType #Font #NotAFont #GraphicDesign #Design #HakeBrush #Hake #Watercolor #Brush #TypeLettering #TypeAndLettering #KenBarber #UncleKen #LastCall #Yall

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Only 3 weeks until my @coopertype lettering workshop, Oct. 5–6 in NYC. Check profile link for details.
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Whether you’re an experienced letterer, a designer looking to expand your abilities, or just a curious beginner, this two-day workshop will offer loads of personal instruction and hands-on exercises to improve your skills. Comprehensive slide presentations, informative handouts, and live drawing demonstrations will help guide attendees as they gain practical know-how while learning how to realize their ideas in various design applications.
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#Handlettered #HandLettering #Script #Lettering #Workshop #CooperUnion #CooperType #Typography #Type #NotType #Font #NotAFont #Calligraphy #NotCalligraphy #Okay #SortaBasedOnCalligraphy #GraphicDesign #Design #TreatYoself

Only 3 weeks until my @coopertype lettering workshop, Oct. 5–6 in NYC. Check profile link for details.

Whether you’re an experienced letterer, a designer looking to expand your abilities, or just a curious beginner, this two-day workshop will offer loads of personal instruction and hands-on exercises to improve your skills. Comprehensive slide presentations, informative handouts, and live drawing demonstrations will help guide attendees as they gain practical know-how while learning how to realize their ideas in various design applications.

#Handlettered #HandLettering #Script #Lettering #Workshop #CooperUnion #CooperType #Typography #Type #NotType #Font #NotAFont #Calligraphy #NotCalligraphy #Okay #SortaBasedOnCalligraphy #GraphicDesign #Design #TreatYoself

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In order to get a clear idea I had to make many sketches, I would like to share with you some of the drawing process and the adjustments I made from beginning to end.

you can see the complete project in @behance , the link is at the top of the profile ☝🏻👀☝🏻👀☝🏻👀

In order to get a clear idea I had to make many sketches, I would like to share with you some of the drawing process and the adjustments I made from beginning to end.

you can see the complete project in @behance , the link is at the top of the profile ☝🏻👀☝🏻👀☝🏻👀

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If I told you once, I told you twice. Get it together, @dabekchris. 😜 We have only known each other since high school. #wewrite #nottype #editaswell #courtreporterchronicles

If I told you once, I told you twice. Get it together, @dabekchris. 😜 We have only known each other since high school. #wewrite #nottype #editaswell #courtreporterchronicles

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I’m a disgrace to millennials everywhere but I’m not sorry #imwritinganovel #byhand #newnotebook #ihavealaptop #ijustwannawrite #nottype

I’m a disgrace to millennials everywhere but I’m not sorry #imwritinganovel #byhand #newnotebook #ihavealaptop #ijustwannawrite #nottype

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We have  some pawsome news today. Roman has been found not type. And now can live his life with his family, without fear. 
#Fear #LifeWothoutFear #EndBSL #NoMoreKilling #NotType #PitBull #Staffies #StaffordshireBullTerriers #PitBulls #Dogs #InstaDogs #DogsOfInstagram #DogGram

We have some pawsome news today. Roman has been found not type. And now can live his life with his family, without fear.
#Fear #LifeWothoutFear #EndBSL #NoMoreKilling #NotType #PitBull #Staffies #StaffordshireBullTerriers #PitBulls #Dogs #InstaDogs #DogsOfInstagram #DogGram

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Turns out we have giant desert sand dunes in NZ. I had no idea. Does anyone know what causes those rusty crusty formations in the sand? 🦁#dressfortheoccasion
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#desertleopard #northlandnz #nottype #notwork #justreallife #tepaki #desertheat #adventuretime #eternalsummer #eternalsunshine #wildcat #sanddunes #leopardprint #hearmeroar #sunshineinwinter #kellsunshine

Turns out we have giant desert sand dunes in NZ. I had no idea. Does anyone know what causes those rusty crusty formations in the sand? 🦁 #dressfortheoccasion
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#desertleopard #northlandnz #nottype #notwork #justreallife #tepaki #desertheat #adventuretime #eternalsummer #eternalsunshine #wildcat #sanddunes #leopardprint #hearmeroar #sunshineinwinter #kellsunshine

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Been busy drawing a bunch of lettering for a forthcoming @houseindustries project.
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Here’s a sneak peek at a little piece that riffs on sign painter Frank Atkinson’s heavy script and bulletin stub styles.
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#HouseIndustries #Script #Lettering #HandLettering #SignPainter #SignPainting #HeavyScript #BulletinStub #FrankAtkinson #Design #GraphicDesign #Logo #Logotype #Type #Typography #NotType #Font #NotAFont #DidIMentionThatItsLettering

Been busy drawing a bunch of lettering for a forthcoming @houseindustries project.

Here’s a sneak peek at a little piece that riffs on sign painter Frank Atkinson’s heavy script and bulletin stub styles.

#HouseIndustries #Script #Lettering #HandLettering #SignPainter #SignPainting #HeavyScript #BulletinStub #FrankAtkinson #Design #GraphicDesign #Logo #Logotype #Type #Typography #NotType #Font #NotAFont #DidIMentionThatItsLettering

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A peek at my sketches for the @jimmykimmellive logo by @houseindustries. Photo by @caphotogram.
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Considering that @jimmykimmel spent his childhood in New York City and Las Vegas, and films his show in Hollywood’s historic El Capitan Theatre, vintage American signage seemed like the obvious place to dig up reference. The lettering in my roughs runs the gamut from sans and serif to script and slab styles, executed with a number of different tools, including pencil, pen, and pointed brush. @yescosigns, responsible for much of Las Vegas’s most iconic imagery, fabricated neon and steel signs for the Jimmy Kimmel Live! set. Scroll to check out the vector artwork.
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#jimmykimmel #jimmykimmellive #ABC #television #latenight #talkshow #houseindustries #handlettered #handlettering #lettering #type #nottype #font #notafont #graphicdesign #design #brush #script #brushscript #newyork #newyorkcity #vegas #lasvegas #neon #sign #signage #yesco #youngelectricsign

A peek at my sketches for the @jimmykimmellive logo by @houseindustries. Photo by @caphotogram.

Considering that @jimmykimmel spent his childhood in New York City and Las Vegas, and films his show in Hollywood’s historic El Capitan Theatre, vintage American signage seemed like the obvious place to dig up reference. The lettering in my roughs runs the gamut from sans and serif to script and slab styles, executed with a number of different tools, including pencil, pen, and pointed brush. @yescosigns, responsible for much of Las Vegas’s most iconic imagery, fabricated neon and steel signs for the Jimmy Kimmel Live! set. Scroll to check out the vector artwork.

#jimmykimmel #jimmykimmellive #ABC #television #latenight #talkshow #houseindustries #handlettered #handlettering #lettering #type #nottype #font #notafont #graphicdesign #design #brush #script #brushscript #newyork #newyorkcity #vegas #lasvegas #neon #sign #signage #yesco #youngelectricsign

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Cuando supuestamente tengo libertad creativa absoluta o algo similar, mis proyectos son un desastre. Entonces mis mejores rutinas laborales aparecen siempre gracias a identificar o distinguir un inicio, una mitad y un final con respecto a cuatro asuntos fáciles de explicar verbalmente y por escrito. Me refiero a: un objetivo, unos tiempos, una audiencia y un contexto. En otras palabras, a veces (subrayo "a veces" ya que no todo el tiempo ni en todas las oportunidades funciona) trabajo y pienso mejor al poner en práctica mi autorregulación diciendo: esos son los límites de tu proceso y de ahí no te puedes salir, haz lo que quieras pero dentro de esas fronteras y decisiones que se puedan medir, comprobar y comparar con las aspiraciones y metas iniciales. #pincelybezier #carlosfabiancg #handlettered #handlettering #lettering #typographics #type #nottype #font #andinistas #carlosfabiancg #type #typography #fonts

Cuando supuestamente tengo libertad creativa absoluta o algo similar, mis proyectos son un desastre. Entonces mis mejores rutinas laborales aparecen siempre gracias a identificar o distinguir un inicio, una mitad y un final con respecto a cuatro asuntos fáciles de explicar verbalmente y por escrito. Me refiero a: un objetivo, unos tiempos, una audiencia y un contexto. En otras palabras, a veces (subrayo "a veces" ya que no todo el tiempo ni en todas las oportunidades funciona) trabajo y pienso mejor al poner en práctica mi autorregulación diciendo: esos son los límites de tu proceso y de ahí no te puedes salir, haz lo que quieras pero dentro de esas fronteras y decisiones que se puedan medir, comprobar y comparar con las aspiraciones y metas iniciales. #pincelybezier #carlosfabiancg #handlettered #handlettering #lettering #typographics #type #nottype #font #andinistas #carlosfabiancg #type #typography #fonts

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Rotular letreros y pictogramas dividiendo sus áreas vacías y llenas con la suficiente claridad y precisión del dibujo a blanco y negro, para luego pintar o teñir con colores que ayuden a la composición a expresar imágenes que hacen pensar en un asunto con atención y detenimiento. #powerperalta #trashermagazine #graphicdesign #design #handlettered #handlettering #lettering #typographics #type #nottype #font #andinistas #carlosfabiancg #type #typography #fonts

Rotular letreros y pictogramas dividiendo sus áreas vacías y llenas con la suficiente claridad y precisión del dibujo a blanco y negro, para luego pintar o teñir con colores que ayuden a la composición a expresar imágenes que hacen pensar en un asunto con atención y detenimiento. #powerperalta #trashermagazine #graphicdesign #design #handlettered #handlettering #lettering #typographics #type #nottype #font #andinistas #carlosfabiancg #type #typography #fonts

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Palabras, frases y pictogramas dibujados para que funcionen en impresos a 1 o 2 tintas, con tipos de letra legibles en tamaños menores a 9 x 9 centímetros, cada composición estará dentro de un circulo, cuadrado o triángulo formados con vacíos y llenos generosos y sobresalientes por su criterio de motivo o causa de mayor o menor importancia. #notafont #graphicdesign #design #handlettered #handlettering #lettering #typographics #type #nottype #font #andinistas #carlosfabiancg #type #typography #fonts

Palabras, frases y pictogramas dibujados para que funcionen en impresos a 1 o 2 tintas, con tipos de letra legibles en tamaños menores a 9 x 9 centímetros, cada composición estará dentro de un circulo, cuadrado o triángulo formados con vacíos y llenos generosos y sobresalientes por su criterio de motivo o causa de mayor o menor importancia. #notafont #graphicdesign #design #handlettered #handlettering #lettering #typographics #type #nottype #font #andinistas #carlosfabiancg #type #typography #fonts

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Last time I saw Rae Sremmurd live Swae Lee got hit in the face with a phone and was pretty pissed off😅😅 but he looks to be enjoying himself here🤣🤣 Who’s your favorite rap duo??

Last time I saw Rae Sremmurd live Swae Lee got hit in the face with a phone and was pretty pissed off😅😅 but he looks to be enjoying himself here🤣🤣 Who’s your favorite rap duo??

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Invest in your lettering skills by joining my @coopertype Lettering Tricks & Techniques workshop, June 17–20 in NYC. Register via profile link.
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During this four-day workshop, I’ll be sharing some of my favorite methods for making memorable and effective hand-lettering. Students will learn useful techniques for deconstructing and remixing letterforms, in addition to creating them from scratch. With the help of detailed presentations, handouts, drawing demos, and one-on-one reviews, participants will gain practical skills that will enhance their lettering process. Open to all skill levels.
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#handlettered #handlettering #lettering #workshop #cooperunion #coopertype #typographics #type #nottype #font #notafont #graphicdesign #design #duhsign #brush #script #brushscript #enoughwiththehashtagsalready

Invest in your lettering skills by joining my @coopertype Lettering Tricks & Techniques workshop, June 17–20 in NYC. Register via profile link.

During this four-day workshop, I’ll be sharing some of my favorite methods for making memorable and effective hand-lettering. Students will learn useful techniques for deconstructing and remixing letterforms, in addition to creating them from scratch. With the help of detailed presentations, handouts, drawing demos, and one-on-one reviews, participants will gain practical skills that will enhance their lettering process. Open to all skill levels.

#handlettered #handlettering #lettering #workshop #cooperunion #coopertype #typographics #type #nottype #font #notafont #graphicdesign #design #duhsign #brush #script #brushscript #enoughwiththehashtagsalready

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I’m doing a @houseindustries book signing in Salt Lake City, UT this Thursday, June 6 at 5:00 pm as part of the @letter_west conference. Open to the public. Details via link in profile.
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#HouseIndustries #TheProcessIsTheInspiration #LetterWest #Flourished #Script #Lettering #HandLettering #Typography #Type #NotType #Font #NotAFont #Design #GraphicDesign #AllTheKidsAreDoingIt #BeThereOrBeSquare

I’m doing a @houseindustries book signing in Salt Lake City, UT this Thursday, June 6 at 5:00 pm as part of the @letter_west conference. Open to the public. Details via link in profile.

#HouseIndustries #TheProcessIsTheInspiration #LetterWest #Flourished #Script #Lettering #HandLettering #Typography #Type #NotType #Font #NotAFont #Design #GraphicDesign #AllTheKidsAreDoingIt #BeThereOrBeSquare

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Sharpen your lettering skills in my @coopertype workshop June 17–20 in NYC. Link in bio.
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During this in-depth four-day workshop I’ll be sharing a bunch of my secret recipes that you can use to add flavor and personality to your own personal or professional lettering work.
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There will also be plenty of slide presentations, interactive drawing demonstrations, practical skill-building practices, and constructive feedback during one-on-one critiques. Open to students of all skill levels.
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@typographicsnyc conference attendees can use a discount code when registering. Check out the link in my bio for details.
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#handlettering #script #interlocking #lettering #technique #techniques #workshop #cooperunion #coopertype #nyc #newyork #newyorkcity #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont

Sharpen your lettering skills in my @coopertype workshop June 17–20 in NYC. Link in bio.

During this in-depth four-day workshop I’ll be sharing a bunch of my secret recipes that you can use to add flavor and personality to your own personal or professional lettering work.

There will also be plenty of slide presentations, interactive drawing demonstrations, practical skill-building practices, and constructive feedback during one-on-one critiques. Open to students of all skill levels.

@typographicsnyc conference attendees can use a discount code when registering. Check out the link in my bio for details.

#handlettering #script #interlocking #lettering #technique #techniques #workshop #cooperunion #coopertype #nyc #newyork #newyorkcity #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont

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Sharpen your chops in my Lettering Tricks & Techniques workshop June 17–20 @coopertype in NYC. (Swipe to see the whole jawn!) Link in bio.
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During this weeklong letter-making bender, students will dig into a handful of essential yet often overlooked methods certified to help squeeze the most out of their personal and professional hand-lettering work.
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#Lettering #Technique #HandLettering #Workshop #Script #ScriptLettering #CooperUnion #CooperType #Typography #Type #NotType #Font #NotAFont #GraphicDesign #Graphic #Design #NewYorkCity #NYC #AllTheHashtags

Sharpen your chops in my Lettering Tricks & Techniques workshop June 17–20 @coopertype in NYC. (Swipe to see the whole jawn!) Link in bio.

During this weeklong letter-making bender, students will dig into a handful of essential yet often overlooked methods certified to help squeeze the most out of their personal and professional hand-lettering work.

#Lettering #Technique #HandLettering #Workshop #Script #ScriptLettering #CooperUnion #CooperType #Typography #Type #NotType #Font #NotAFont #GraphicDesign #Graphic #Design #NewYorkCity #NYC #AllTheHashtags

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I love working with contrasting styles! Anyone else with me? This piece originally started on the iPad as a sketch. This was redrawn in Adobe Illustrator.
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#lettering #handlettering #customlettering #notafont #type #typography #nottype #havana #tiki #tikilounge #happyhour #bar #logo #branding #midcenturymodern #drinks #celebration #interlocking #uprightscript

I love working with contrasting styles! Anyone else with me? This piece originally started on the iPad as a sketch. This was redrawn in Adobe Illustrator.
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#lettering #handlettering #customlettering #notafont #type #typography #nottype #havana #tiki #tikilounge #happyhour #bar #logo #branding #midcenturymodern #drinks #celebration #interlocking #uprightscript

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Top nottype photos & videos

LETTERING TIP: Here’s another trick I’ll elaborate on during my Spencerian Lettering workshop this weekend Dec. 7–8 @coopertype in NYC.
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When an elliptical form joins a stem in a script style like this, the axis of the bowl (enclosed counterform) requires an angle that’s slightly greater than the general slope of the letterforms. This adjustment grounds the curved stroke by keeping more of its weight toward the bottom, preventing the oval shape from appearing to rotate backward away from the stem. It also allows the two components to meet above the center of the letterform (indicated by the arrow), which is characteristic of high-contrast formal script.
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In the second image, the axis of the elliptical bowl matches the angle of the stem. This distributes the volume of the curved stroke more evenly throughout, ultimately causing the letter to appear upright, stiff, and boring. Another unwanted result is the joining of the two components at the center (indicated by the arrow), which ruins the subtle tension necessary to give a sense of liveliness to Spencerian Lettering forms, like the one I’ve drawn here.
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For those paying close attention, you may have noticed that the right side of the bowl just kisses the left side of the vertical stem, creating distinct “ink traps.” This feature —along with the thin exaggerated hairline “entry stroke” at the very top of the right stem— is a hallmark of Spencerian Lettering, which was innovated by Tom Carnase with Herb Lubalin during the late 1960s.
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Sign up for my class using the link in my bio to learn more!
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#spencerian #script #lettering #handlettering #workshop #coopertype #cooperunion #nyc #newyork #newyorkcity #logo #design #graphicdesign #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont

LETTERING TIP: Here’s another trick I’ll elaborate on during my Spencerian Lettering workshop this weekend Dec. 7–8 @coopertype in NYC.

When an elliptical form joins a stem in a script style like this, the axis of the bowl (enclosed counterform) requires an angle that’s slightly greater than the general slope of the letterforms. This adjustment grounds the curved stroke by keeping more of its weight toward the bottom, preventing the oval shape from appearing to rotate backward away from the stem. It also allows the two components to meet above the center of the letterform (indicated by the arrow), which is characteristic of high-contrast formal script.

In the second image, the axis of the elliptical bowl matches the angle of the stem. This distributes the volume of the curved stroke more evenly throughout, ultimately causing the letter to appear upright, stiff, and boring. Another unwanted result is the joining of the two components at the center (indicated by the arrow), which ruins the subtle tension necessary to give a sense of liveliness to Spencerian Lettering forms, like the one I’ve drawn here.

For those paying close attention, you may have noticed that the right side of the bowl just kisses the left side of the vertical stem, creating distinct “ink traps.” This feature —along with the thin exaggerated hairline “entry stroke” at the very top of the right stem— is a hallmark of Spencerian Lettering, which was innovated by Tom Carnase with Herb Lubalin during the late 1960s.

Sign up for my class using the link in my bio to learn more!

#spencerian #script #lettering #handlettering #workshop #coopertype #cooperunion #nyc #newyork #newyorkcity #logo #design #graphicdesign #typography #type #nottype #font #notafont

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Learn to draw flourished script like this in my Spencerian Lettering workshop Dec. 7–8 @coopertype in NYC. Sign up via link in bio.
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Spencerian Lettering is an ornate hand-drawn script letter with a wild streak. Learn the unique characteristics of this eye-catching style, and how to apply it to loads of different design applications, including posters, labels, packaging, book jackets, editorial illustrations, advertisements, and more!
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#spencerian #lettering #handlettering #workshop #flourish #script #coopertype #cooperunion #nyc #newyorkcity #logo #design #poster #label #bookdesign #illustration #advertising #marketing #packaging #calligraphy #font #typography #type #nottype

Learn to draw flourished script like this in my Spencerian Lettering workshop Dec. 7–8 @coopertype in NYC. Sign up via link in bio.

Spencerian Lettering is an ornate hand-drawn script letter with a wild streak. Learn the unique characteristics of this eye-catching style, and how to apply it to loads of different design applications, including posters, labels, packaging, book jackets, editorial illustrations, advertisements, and more!

#spencerian #lettering #handlettering #workshop #flourish #script #coopertype #cooperunion #nyc #newyorkcity #logo #design #poster #label #bookdesign #illustration #advertising #marketing #packaging #calligraphy #font #typography #type #nottype

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Turns out we have giant desert sand dunes in NZ. I had no idea. Does anyone know what causes those rusty crusty formations in the sand? 🦁#dressfortheoccasion
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#desertleopard #northlandnz #nottype #notwork #justreallife #tepaki #desertheat #adventuretime #eternalsummer #eternalsunshine #wildcat #sanddunes #leopardprint #hearmeroar #sunshineinwinter #kellsunshine

Turns out we have giant desert sand dunes in NZ. I had no idea. Does anyone know what causes those rusty crusty formations in the sand? 🦁 #dressfortheoccasion
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#desertleopard #northlandnz #nottype #notwork #justreallife #tepaki #desertheat #adventuretime #eternalsummer #eternalsunshine #wildcat #sanddunes #leopardprint #hearmeroar #sunshineinwinter #kellsunshine

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Lots of love to our Down Chick from day 1 @jadeahmadadeen_ rocking one of the latest in @wearepopculture_ #Tshirt #Lollypop #popgang101 find this tshirt and more at WeArePopCulture.com #nottype #whatilike  WeArePopCulture.com  Shop In Stores! @shiekhshoes

Lots of love to our Down Chick from day 1 @jadeahmadadeen_ rocking one of the latest in @wearepopculture_ #Tshirt #Lollypop #popgang101 find this tshirt and more at WeArePopCulture.com #nottype #whatilike WeArePopCulture.com Shop In Stores! @shiekhshoes

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I love all things creative, not just design and lettering. Music is one of them. I'm a bit rusty, but percussion is in my blood. It's been awhile since I've picked up these sticks. #type #nottype #nothandlettering #notdesign #iplaydrums #drumcorps #drums

I love all things creative, not just design and lettering. Music is one of them. I'm a bit rusty, but percussion is in my blood. It's been awhile since I've picked up these sticks. #type #nottype #nothandlettering #notdesign #iplaydrums #drumcorps #drums

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#tombowdualbrush N15...
Potete immaginare che con un solo brush pen @jeremyfriend riesce a realizzare tutto questo? 😎
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Thanx God it's Friday! 🥂
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Fab Friday work session. Process!
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#logo #logotype #wordmark #lettering #handlettering #customlettering #notafont #type #nottype #brushpen #brushscript #dj #music #philly #goodtype #typetopia #typegang #baltimore #charmcity #yorkpa #lancasterpa #process #wip

#tombowdualbrush N15...
Potete immaginare che con un solo brush pen @jeremyfriend riesce a realizzare tutto questo? 😎
#repost
Thanx God it's Friday! 🥂

Fab Friday work session. Process!

#logo #logotype #wordmark #lettering #handlettering #customlettering #notafont #type #nottype #brushpen #brushscript #dj #music #philly #goodtype #typetopia #typegang #baltimore #charmcity #yorkpa #lancasterpa #process #wip

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More quick gesture work. Example piece for my upcoming work session at MICA. This is a quick piece to get the basic framework down on paper before moving on to tracing and revisions.
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#lettering #handlettering #script #type #typography #nottype #notafont #customlettering #pencil #sketch #valentinesday #valentines #goodtype #calligritype #typegang #charmcity #baltimore #yorkpa #iloveyorkcity #process

More quick gesture work. Example piece for my upcoming work session at MICA. This is a quick piece to get the basic framework down on paper before moving on to tracing and revisions.
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#lettering #handlettering #script #type #typography #nottype #notafont #customlettering #pencil #sketch #valentinesday #valentines #goodtype #calligritype #typegang #charmcity #baltimore #yorkpa #iloveyorkcity #process

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