Learn about different Instagram accounts that curate lettering from all over the world in episode four of the Hand Lettering Podcast, ‘Great Lettering Curation Resources’. Hopefully this episode will save you a lot of time as it highlights some useful resources, so you don’t have to waste time looking. Your Instagram feed will soon be full of regular inspiration if you follow the mentioned accounts. This podcast series shares helpful hand lettering information, tips, and resources, everything from beginning lettering to going pro. At present new episodes are available every two weeks, the next episode may be released a little later though as I will be visiting family over the holiday period.
What you will hear in this podcast episode…
· A discussion on lettering curation resources that can be found on Instagram, including some that provide projects you can join in on.
· Sources of inspiration including a lettering artist to look up, along with a specific piece of work they have created.
· An inspiring quote if you’re stuck for something to letter, that’s also great for beginners.
· A question and answer segment, where I answer your hand lettering questions.
Show Notes & Links
@hand_type / Hand Type
@surfacetype / Surface Type
@todays_type / Today’s Type
@typetopia / Typetopia
Featured Lettering Artist
Featured piece of work – ‘A lot of life is about doing things that don’t suck with people who don’t suck’
A loving heart is the truest wisdom. – Charles Dickens
If you’d like to share your lettering work inspired by this episodes quote, you can do that through social media. You can share your creative works of art on the Lettering Tutorial Facebook page, or tag @letteringtut on Twitter, and @letteringtutorial on Instagram. It would be great to see what you create with the quote!
Q & A
This episode features a question asked by James from the USA and three questions asked by Haylie from the UAE.
What is the best way to mask parts of letters when you color them, so the colors have crisp borders and do not bleed together?
How long will it take to improve at calligraphy?
Your favourite font for calligraphy is?
How do you make hand lettering look printed instead of coloured in?
If you have a question you’d like answered in the podcast, you can send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can ask as many questions as you like, and ask about anything at all that’s lettering related.
Thank you for listening it’s so great to be sharing helpful information with you. I’ve had some lovely feedback on the podcast so far but I’d still love to hear more on what you think, and whether there are features you particularly enjoy, or whether there are features you’d like to see added. You can send your feedback to the email address mentioned just above.
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Have you discovered some great lettering curation resources? Are there any significant Instagram curation resources I didn’t include in this episode? Please feel free to share your thoughts on this episode in the comments below.