What you’ll learn in this chalk lettering class:
- How to choose lettering styles and design principles for your layout
- How to draw in sans serif, serif and script letters
- How to add embellishments, flourishes, and dimension to your chalkboard design
In this class, you’ll learn how to create letters, phrases, and designs with professional chalkboard artist Valerie McKeehan. While practicing on this no-pressure medium (because everything erases!), you’ll learn how to plan your design, draw phrases in various lettering styles and add embellishments and dimension to your design.
You’ll walk away from the class equipped with a new set of skills to create your own style of chalkboard writing for your home, office, or upcoming wedding.
You can purchase this class as part of our Lettering Lover Bundle along with two other classes for $61 (valued at $87).
- Preparing Your Tools
- Planning Your Design
- Basic Lettering Styles
- Shadows + Dimensions
- Embellishments + Flourishes
- Extra Embellishments
- Final Remarks
All you need to take this course are the supplies listed below and the class worksheet prepared by Valerie that is available for download after purchase.
SUPPLIES NEEDED TO TAKE THE CLASS:
- Anti - Dust White Chalk
- Felt Eraser
- Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
- 2-Hole Pencil Sharpener
- Pencil & Eraser
- Cotton Swabs
- Small Bowl of Water
- Small Empty Bowl
- Scrap Paper
CLASS WORKSHEET INCLUDES:
- Final Project
Need an extra resource? Check out Valerie's book, The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering: Create and Develop Your Own Style, for more chalk lettering lessons and projects!
About the Instructor
Valerie is the creator of chalk art stationery brand, Lily & Val, and author of best-selling book, The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering. Her work has been featured in noteworthy publications and blogs including The Knot Magazine, Good Housekeeping Magazine, HGTV.com, Martha Stewart Weddings.com, and Style Me Pretty, just to name a few.