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17 Inspiring Hand Lettering Artists to Follow Right Now

by Brooks Chambers
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Lettering, be it hand lettering, brush lettering, or digital, is enjoying a bit of a renaissance. This is good news for people who love working with their hands and find letterforms fascinating. If you’re trying to learn hand lettering, it can be easy to get lost while researching materials, techniques, and the minutiae of getting started.

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We recommend building some regular time into your schedule for gathering inspiration from other hand lettering artists. Here’s a list (in no particular order) that’s by no means exhaustive but will help start your library of inspiration. Who are some of your favorites that you’d like us to add to the list?

Annica Lydenberg

Fun fact: Annica teaches Hand Lettering 101 on CreativeLive.

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Jen Mussari

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Jonathan Faust

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Brush Lettering Basics

Erik Marinovich

Be sure to watch Erik’s free project videos on 28 to Make.

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Molly Jacques

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Seb Lester

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Laura Worthington

Laura specializes in creating digital fonts as well as brush lettering, which she teaches here at CreativeLive.

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Ged Palmer

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Sean McCabe

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Mary Kate McDevitt

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Bob Ewing

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Chris Piascik

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Martina Flor

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Ken Barber

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Neil Secretario

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Jessica Hische

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Brooks Chambers

Brooks Chambers is an excitable design advocate and writer at CreativeLive. He loves people and the stuff they make.