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Typography Sketchbook: Drawing Letters with Style

A course by Joanna Muñoz , Illustrator and Lettering Artist

Illustrator and Lettering Artist. Los Angeles, United States.
Joined October 2021

Explore the art of hand lettering by filling a sketchbook with typographic compositions using a variety of creative techniques

  • Best seller
  • 99% positive reviews (134)
  • 5419 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Explore the art of hand lettering by filling a sketchbook with typographic compositions using a variety of creative techniques

Hand-lettering is a creative way to find your artistic voice through the written word. Through her lettering compositions, Joanna Muñoz has created inspiring, handwritten messages for clients like Nickelodeon, PayPal, Microsoft, and more.

In this online course, Joanna shares her drawing techniques to create four lettering compositions in different styles. Discover how to express your creative ideas in a sketchbook and bring them to life with color and detail. Take elements from your everyday life as inspiration to find your style, and dive into the wonderful world of lettering!

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What will you learn in this online course?

20 lessons & 17 downloads

Materials and Tools
6 minutes, 28 seconds
How to Draw Letters 1
9 minutes, 41 seconds
How to Draw Letters 2
12 minutes, 25 seconds
Lettering Exercises 1
20 minutes, 1 second
Sans-Serif Lettering
13 minutes, 32 seconds
Mixed Lettering Composition
10 minutes, 24 seconds
  • 99% positive reviews (134)
  • 5419 students
  • 20 lessons (3h 38m)
  • 17 additional resources (6 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create four lettering compositions in different styles by applying the drawing and decorative techniques taught throughout the course.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone interested in hand-lettering; whether it’s for a personal creative project or to build a professional portfolio.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience is necessary.

To take this course, you need a sketchbook, pencils, an eraser, a ruler, pens, markers, and a camera if you want to photograph your work.


Reviews

5419 Students
134 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

Joanna Muñoz

A course by Joanna Muñoz

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Illustrator and Lettering Artist

Joanna Muñoz is a lettering artist, and illustrator based in Los Angeles. She’s the artist behind the studio Wink & Wonder. Her work is a fun blend of whimsical letterforms, rainbow palettes, and uplifting messages. Though she started out studying computer science, and later graphic design, she finally found her niche in hand lettering, and now shares her work with her 42K followers on Instagram.

She has created custom lettering for brands like HBO, Nickelodeon, Pottery Barn, Michael Kors, Microsoft, and PayPal, as well as for small, local businesses. She also hosts lettering events and teaches workshops in Southern California. Her goal is to create artwork that resonates with people and encourages them to be their most authentic selves and live their best lives.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Learning How to Letter

    • Materials and Tools
    • Lettering Basics
    • How to Draw Letters 1
    • How to Draw Letters 2
    • Lettering Exercises 1
    • Lettering Exercises 2
    • Lettering Exercises 3
    • Lettering Exercises 4
  • U3

    Ideation and Compositions

    • Finding Inspiration
    • Style References
    • Creating Compositions
  • U4

    Putting It All Together

    • Sans-Serif Lettering
    • Serif Lettering
    • Script Lettering
    • Mixed Lettering Composition
  • U5

    Creating Eye-Catching Content

    • Adding Color
    • Documenting the Process
    • Sharing Work to Get Work
  • FP

    Final project

    • Typography Sketchbook: Drawing Letters with Style

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  • 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.

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    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.

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Typography Sketchbook: Drawing Letters with Style. Calligraphy, and Typography course by Joanna Muñoz Best seller

Typography Sketchbook: Drawing Letters with Style

A course by Joanna Muñoz
Illustrator and Lettering Artist. Los Angeles, United States.
Joined October 2021
  • 99% positive reviews (134)
  • 5419 students