Technique - Card & Paper Crafts
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 7 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:
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!
- 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
Note: Annie's DVD video classes include a CD with downloadable and printable class project instructions, materials lists and diagrams. DVDs are compatible with North American DVD players, and PC and Macintosh computer systems. All Annies online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
Also Available as an Annie's Online Class
Video Length: 2 Hours 1 Minutes
Skill Level: Beginner