hand lettering

Important tips for hand lettering.

keep your pencil sharp
always use guidelines
always use a straight edge for all vertical strokes
all letters are approximately the same size - square...except for M and W
do not erase guide lines
leave equal space between letters
use a hard pencil for guidelines - such as 2H, 4H
use a HB pencil for lettering
Press line slightly - ease up slightly then go again...Hit -Go -Hit
develop your own style concentrate on readability and consistency
horizontal lines should all be parallel to each other

Poor lettering can truly ruin a well drawn and rendered project.

most important PRACTICE !!!!

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