Lettering with Illustrator for iPad

Tips for drawing letters

A course by Alejandro Solórzano , Designer and Lettering Artist

Designer and Lettering Artist. Guadalajara, Mexico.
Joined July 2016

Learn how to use lettering as a tool for expression in Adobe Illustrator using an iPad and Apple Pencil

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 574 students

About the video: Tips for drawing letters

Overview

“This lesson is essential for every lettering project. I will share some tips to take calligraphy as a reference and start each letter integrating characteristic features of the style you want to develop. Prepare your pen, eraser, and paper to start drawing your ideas. Remember that it will be very important that you maintain consistency in the weight of the letters, shape, distribution and use of spaces. ”

In this video lesson Alejandro Solórzano addresses the topic: Tips for drawing letters, which is part of the Domestika online course: Lettering with Illustrator for iPad. Learn how to use lettering as a tool for expression in Adobe Illustrator using an iPad and Apple Pencil.

Partial transcription of the video

“Tips for drawing letters In this lesson we will enter fully into the drawing of letters. I like to use different references located on one type of mood board where I can identify some characteristic features of the style that I would like to use for my final project, for example, the use of color, the composition of shapes, how thick lines and thin lines are integrated, as well as understanding the technique used by different sign makers especially to create this style called Casual Script. This style has been a great reference for my work. That is why I have put several similar images, but...”

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Course summary for: Lettering with Illustrator for iPad

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 574 students
  • 5 units
  • 17 lessons (2h 21m)
  • 10 downloads
  • Category

    Calligraphy & Typography
  • Software

    Adobe Illustrator
  • Areas

    3D Lettering, Digital Lettering, Lettering

Alejandro Solórzano

A course by Alejandro Solórzano

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Designer and Lettering Artist

Alejandro Solórzano is a design engineer from Guadalajara, Mexico. He is passionate about using calligraphy and lettering as a method of expression. His curiosity for finding new ways of bringing ideas to life led him to discover all the different applications a design can have, turning his motivation into his profession.

He currently works as a freelancer for visual communication projects and has collaborated with brands such as Wacom, Adobe, AFAR, Sabritas, and many more.


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 574 students
  • 17 lessons (2h 21m)
  • 31 additional resources (10 files)
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  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
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Lettering with Illustrator for iPad. Calligraphy, and Typography course by Alejandro Solórzano

Lettering with Illustrator for iPad

A course by Alejandro Solórzano
Designer and Lettering Artist. Guadalajara, Mexico.
Joined July 2016
  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 574 students