Ever wondered how to get your art, favorite sayings or #50daysoflettering handiwork out of your sketchbook and into your followers’ Instagram feeds? Allow us to introduce our in-house expert on all things illustration, Visual Designer Rosee Canfield. Rosee is the creative genius behind those pieces of eye candy filling your Instagram stockings every day on Brit + Co’s Instagram account.


In her FREE online course going live later this month, Rosee’s going to teach you how to digitize hand lettering to use for your Instagram, website or print project using image tracing in Adobe Illustrator.


If you’ve taken Calligraphy, Chalk Lettering or one of our similar classes, this class is a great next step to digitizing and perfecting your work. If not, that’s okay too. You don’t have to have any prior lettering experience (or even good handwriting, for that matter) to take this class — seriously!

In Rosee’s course, you’ll learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator by creating a simple, fun and colorful graphic. She’ll teach you how to draw a design, plop it into Illustrator and use your digital toolbox to make it look poster-worthy.

Learn how to:

  • Draw a design from a quote
  • Convert an image of your design into a digital object
  • Manipulate, reshape and clean up your design in Illustrator
  • Add background, color, shapes and texture
  • Advance your new Illustrator skills

Rosee has also included a download of helpful Illustrator shortcuts that you’ll have access to once you download the class. Don’t have Adobe Illustrator yet? Try Illustrator FREE for 30 days. That takes care of supplies! Seriously, could this class get any more free?

This on-demand online course doesn’t launch until June 20, but you can sign up right now to get an email notification from us when the class goes live. Just fill out a few deets in the Typeform below.

Pre-registration for this class closed at 4pm on 6/21. This class is now available here.

And don’t forget: One of the best things about a Brit + Co online class is that you can watch classes at your own pace (because it’s yours forever!). And hey, if you can’t wait to get the creative juices flowing, make sure to check out our Brush Calligraphy Online Class and Intro to Chalk Lettering to see what all the hype is about.

What phrase or lyric do you want to illustrate? Tweet us @BritandCo and let us know!