Follow best practices for discovering how the elements within layouts work and what you can do to apply the same elements to your own work.
Learn how to create emphasis in all of the right places for impactful, beautiful messaging that resonates with the reader.
Follow along with some quick exercises to plan out your layout and adjust it to perfection without starting over each time.
Once you create a layout you love, follow the next steps for digitizing your artwork and using it for multiple applications in the future.
Ease into the process with a simple layout with a low word count and minimal elements.
Build on the process and introduce longer phrases with more dynamic elements.
Best practices for lengthy quotes and phrases with flourishes and illustrative elements.
No layouts were prepared in advance of their recordings; you witness the entire process in the most genuine way, from start to finish. Every design consideration is narrated along the way so you know the 'why's' while also witnessing the 'how's'.
With bonuses to help your process along, you'll have everything you need to dissect successful layouts and apply everything you learn into your own work in a logical, meaningful way. No matter how far along you are in your layout journey, you can take things as simple or as complex as you'd like.
Hey! I’m Teela and I help ambitious graphic designers and hand letterers level-up their skills and creativity through online courses and free video tutorials on my site: every-tuesday.com.
If you’re familiar with Every-Tuesday, then you know my love for lettering + design runs deep. In fact, in the last 4 years, I’ve taught over 50,000 students and my design + lettering videos on YouTube have accumulated over 8 million views.
I love sharing what I’ve learned over my career and the creative tips that will have your artwork leveling up in no time.
Everything mentioned throughout the class is listed on this handy, clickable pdf.
Need a few quotes to practice the exercises with? Use this quotes sheet to get started ASAP.
Use this cheat sheet for pairing lettering styles, using different design elements and integrating dynamism throughout your layouts.
Create impactful, beautiful hand lettered messages in Lettering Layouts! By the end of the class, you'll understand which styles to pair in a layout, how many of them to pair, how to integrate design elements, text weight and scale. Use the included bonus cheat sheets for practice and future reference whenever you need them!
“This class was SO helpful in figuring out how to get those amazing layouts. I never thought I’d be able to design like this! Thank you so much!”
- Candace J.
“A really thoughtful perspective on layouts… this has really opened up a whole new world of ideas and interpretation. Thank you SO much.”
- Chloe P.
“Excellent! I’m always stuck on how to do a layout. I can draw letters all day long. This helps move beyond and actually create something with those letters!”
- Lanie J.
“I am recently trying to letter quotes because I’m relatively new. Before I took this class it was SO overwhelming. I have had so much fun playing around with layouts now that I have taken this class. It gives clear direction and ideas! LOVE"
- Krysta B.
“Great class. Clearly taught and obviously well prepared for with the resource list and the general flow of the class. The process you learn is extremely helpful and she offers tips that you might not have even thought of doing before. She also shows you how to digitize your work very easily after which is a huge bonus. Would definitely recommend.”
- Hilary R.