Most of us come from a culture where we’re used to getting the things we want quickly, and where things like speed videos are incredibly popular. ‘Slowing Down Your Hand Lettering, Brush Lettering & Calligraphy’ questions why we need to speed things up so much. The episode then moves on to discuss what can be gained and achieved from slowing your lettering process down. This podcast series shares helpful hand lettering information, tips, and resources, everything from beginning lettering to going pro. New episodes are available weekly, usually first airing on Tuesdays. Remember to subscribe using the links just below so that you don’t miss future episodes!
What you will hear in this podcast episode…
· Common assumptions around lettering speed.
· The speed professional letterers work at.
· What you can gain from slowing your process down.
· Finding a happy medium between too slow and too fast.
Show Notes & Links
RuthRowland.co.uk – Ruth’s website
If you have a question you’d like answered in the Q&A podcast episodes (there will be a new one every other week), 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.
Ruth’s lettering video from YouTube
#LetteringTutorialGallery – A specific hashtag to use on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to share your lettering quotes with myself and other listeners. This hashtag can also be used for sharing the results of slowing your working speed down.
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Is rushing your lettering work something you find yourself doing? Have you tried slowing the speed you work at down? Please feel free to share your thoughts on this episode in the comments below.