There are many paid lettering courses available online, but what if you’re strapped for cash? Here are 5 resources where you can learn the art of hand lettering for FREE online!
1. Printable PDF Hand Lettering Guides by Maker Lex
Guess what? You don’t even have to leave this blog to start learning hand lettering for free. I’ve created some incredible practice guides to take you through the whole alphabet: uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, punctuation marks, and various decorative strokes. I think they’re amazing, but don’t take my word for it. Download them now and decide for yourself!
2. iPad Lettering Guides by Holly Pixels
These iPad Lettering Guides by Holly Pixels are perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to letter digitally with an Apple Pencil. Just import the guides into an app like Procreate and get started lettering right away.
3. Lettering Stroke Practice Sheets by Teela @ Every Tuesday
Teela at Every Tuesday has tons of amazing tutorials for creating digital artwork, including these lettering practice sheets. You can download the guides and print them off to practice with a brush pen on paper, or you can use them digitally with apps like Procreate and Apple Pencil.
4. Lettering Practice Worksheets by Tombow
Tombow is the famous manufacturer of incredible calligraphy brush pens like the fudenosuke brush pen and these famous dual-ended brush pens, beloved by hand-letterers everywhere, so it’s no wonder that they created these free hand lettering practice worksheets to go along with them!
5. Hand Lettering Basics: A Beginner’s Guide by Irene Khan on Skillshare
Skillshare is an amazing website where you can learn all sorts of cool skills including hand lettering. Click on this Skillshare course link by Irene Khan. In the course description, you’ll find a link to download her free lettering alphabet practice sheets.
Have you used any of these resources to learn hand-lettering? If you know of any other places to learn lettering for free online, be sure to drop a link in the comments! Be sure to pin the image below to share this article with friends, or to save it for later.