Adding personal sentiments to your handmade cards and scrapbook pages is a skill anyone can learn with the right instruction. All you need is a talented teacher to teach you the basics, and then guide you through various lettering styles step-by-step. This fun and exciting Annie's online class brings expert Nancy Burke right into your home to give you the quality instruction you need to become a hand-lettering expert yourself!
In this class, Nancy will begin by explaining the best materials for hand-lettering that are readily available and affordable. Next, you'll start by drawing a foundation alphabet, upper and lowercase. Then she'll show you, step-by-step, how to draw seven creative alphabets: Starry Alphabet, Stitched Line Alphabet, Curly-Q Alphabet, Fancy Nancy Alphabet, Springy Alphabet, Candy Stripe Alphabet and Dipped Alphabet. In this class, you'll learn:
- How to draw 7 original Nancy Burke alphabets
- How to center lettering on a project
- Which drawing materials are the best value
- How to add decorative flourishes to your lettering
- How to embellish letters with watercolor pencils or blending markers
- How to angle letters to create different looks from whimsical to elegant
Class includes step-by-step instructions and diagrams, plus an inspiration gallery of 10 cards showcasing how the alphabets can be used. Who doesn't love beautifully hand-lettered designs? And now you can learn how to do it yourself!
Annie's online classes include downloadable and printable class patterns in PDF format in addition to the online video content. You can view online classes at your convenience, 24/7, 365 days a year from any mobile device, both tablet and non-tablet (phones, iPod Touch, etc.) but classes are best viewed on tablets or computers. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.