Creative Lettering: Draw Words with Style

A course by Karol Stefanini , Designer and Lettering Artist

Designer and Lettering Artist. São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined June 2021

Learn to combine text, colors, and other decorative elements to compose fun, eye-catching lettering pieces on any surface

  • Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 87% positive reviews (46)
  • 1915 students

Learn to combine text, colors, and other decorative elements to compose fun, eye-catching lettering pieces on any surface

A course by Karol Stefanini

Composing signature lettering pieces that convey creative and powerful messages is one of designer Karol Stefanini's specialities. She's been fortunate enough to produce artworks for brands such as Louis Vuitton, Instagram, Rede Globo, and many more. In this online course, she guides you through the process for creating artistic and eye-catching pieces of your own.

Throughout the course, learn how to draw letters with style combining pointillism, hatching, ombré, and lots of color. Karol walks you through everything, from the first steps to the finishing touches, as well as offering a series of useful tips on positioning yourself effectively on social media.

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What will you learn in this online course?

13 lessons & 21 downloads

Cursive and fantasy font design
10 minutes, 23 seconds
First strokes, sketch and grid
15 minutes, 32 seconds
Color and finish
16 minutes, 39 seconds
From paper to any surface
6 minutes, 13 seconds
Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 87% positive reviews (46)
  • 1915 students
  • 13 lessons (1h 38m)
  • 21 additional resources (9 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Portuguese
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a signature lettering piece with a relevant message showcasing colors and a range of exciting techniques.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Artists, designers, advertising specialists, and anyone with a passion for the arts and lettering design.

Requirements and materials

No previous lettering experience is necessary for this course.

In terms of materials, all you need is a pencil and paper as well as colored fineliners and felt tips.


Reviews

1915 Students
46 Reviews
87% Positive ratings
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Karol Stefanini

A course by Karol Stefanini

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Designer and Lettering Artist

Karol Stefanini is a designer by trade and a true artist at heart. It was while at university that Karol first discovered typography and, after graduating, made the decision to dive into the world of lettering. Since then, she has been writing her story in stunning letters full of style and creativity.

She is currently the owner of Estúdio TipoDela, which specializes in producing typography, calligraphy, and lettering pieces. She is also a social media content creator for platforms including Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, and Pinterest, where she has over 2.5 million followers. She has collaborated with big names like Louis Vuitton, Grupo Boticário, Instagram, Swarovski, Fujifilm, Calzedonia, and Rede Globo, to name just a few.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Materials and first ideas

    • Tour through the materials
    • Presentation of the first 4 lettering styles
    • Font design with and without serif
    • Cursive and fantasy font design
  • U3

    Creating a lettering project

    • Analyzing the theme
    • Defining the highlight word
    • Choosing the font style
    • First strokes, sketch and grid
    • Color and finish
  • U4

    Lettering in the job market

    • From paper to any surface
    • Positioning on social networks
  • FP

    Final project

    • Creative Lettering: Draw Words with Style

What to expect from a Domestika course

  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

  • Certificates
    Plus

    If you're a Plus member, get a custom certificate signed by your teacher for every course. Share it on your portfolio, social media, or wherever you like.

  • Get front-row seats

    Videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique.

  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

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FAQs

Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

You can redeem the course you received by accessing the redeeming page and entering your gift code.

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Creative Lettering: Draw Words with Style. Calligraphy, and Typography course by Karol Stefanini

Creative Lettering: Draw Words with Style

A course by Karol Stefanini
Designer and Lettering Artist. São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined June 2021
  • 87% positive reviews (46)
  • 1915 students