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Digitizing & Preparing for Print
If you’ve ever wanted to take your calligraphy or hand lettering and turn it into gorgeous prints, wedding invitations, or logos, you’ll love this class! Ashley Buzzy covers scanning, cleaning up your art in Photoshop, and using Illustrator to vectorize your lettering so it’s ready to share with clients or a print shop.
Please Note: This class was included in the Modern Calligraphy Summit 1.0.
A talented calligrapher, stationer, and letterpress print shop owner, Ashley Buzzy knows a thing or two about getting your designs ready to print! This jam-packed online class will share everything you need to know to reproduce your calligraphy in a variety of ways. Mobile apps shown in the class are free, and you can get a free trial of Photoshop and Illustrator through Adobe’s website.
MODULE 1: Materials, scanning with a scanner and a phone
MODULE 2: Editing in Photoshop, using the Union app
MODULE 3: Vectorizing in Adobe Illustrator, using the Adobe Shape app
MODULE 4: Pre-press and special effects
MODULE 5: Digitizing tips and tricks, review, sources of inspiration, color theory
See what our students have made!
1 hour 30 minutes
Frequently Asked Questions
Video so good, it's better than being there in person.
With multiple camera angles and the ability to pause and rewind, our classes get you up close to the action so you don't miss a step.
You were made to create.
We believe anyone can be an artist... even if they never went to art school. The need to be creative is built right into our DNA, and sometimes it just takes the right medium and a little practice to light that creative fire!