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Fun to Fancy Hand-Lettering Workshop
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Nancy Burke
Nancy believes that anyone can learn to be a creative hand-lettering artist by following a few simple steps and with a little bit of practice. Nancy writes a regularly featured lettering article for CardMaker magazine and is co-author of CardMaker's Hand-Lettering Workbook , published by Annie's. She has also served on many paper-craft product manufacturer design teams and... Full bio »
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!