Typeface design education from Cooper Union
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Ease Into Script Lettering
with Ying Chang

Everyone loves script letterforms, but those curves and loops can seem so unreachable and intimidating! This course is designed to give newcomers a solid kickstart in script lettering as well as to serve those who already draw in script an opportunity to sharpen their knowledge, strengthen their foundation, and further their practice.

By taking the script letterforms apart and studying the system, the participants will gain the ability to construct their own lettering pieces with consistency and rhythm. We will start with an introductory lecture on type and hand-lettering, followed by the breakdowns and variables in script letterforms.

With structural demonstrations, students will learn how to draw script letters, explore different styles in script, and receive personal feedback on their works. At the end of the workshop, all attendees will have a solid understanding of the foundational aspects of script lettering and continue to draw with confidence.

Registration is now closed

Sat, November 13 – Sun, November 14, 2021

Where: Online

About Ying Chang

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Ying Chang is a letterer, designer, and art director based in NYC. Growing up in Taiwan, she was deeply influenced by her mother, a calligrapher, and her father, a painter. Ying followed in her parents' footsteps and attended the National Taiwan University of Arts. After earning her bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication Design, she bought a one-way ticket to New York to further her study at the Pratt Institute—finishing with a master’s degree in Communication Design. After taking her first calligraphy class, Ying was inspired to dive even deeper at the Type@Cooper Extended Typeface Design Program where her true passion for lettering came into focus. Since then, she can’t seem to put her pencil down and has been creating logotypes and lettering works for different brands, publications, and self-initiated projects. Her lettering works have been recognized and published by a variety of organizations while she continues to contribute her design skill to the world of advertising where she has produced award-winning campaigns. Follow her on Instagram: @yinglish