Hand lettering uses the sames principles of calligraphy of thick downstrokes and light upstrokes, however is written with a pen rather than a nib and ink. It often use sharpies, brush pens, and gel pens to create hand lettering. Like calligraphy, hand lettering also requires discipline. It's a completely different form of discipline, as it is drawing letters as opposed to writing them, and can often been viewed as decorative. In hand lettering, there is also more control over the letters as opposed to calligraphy.
Lauren Skorsis is accredited in Mastering the Art of Calligraphy and Lettering (RMIT).
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