This Guy is Amazing at 3D Lettering

Image by @jamesllewis / Instagram

Hand lettering is a relatively new trend and many people are hopping on board. But for someone like James Lewis, there’s nothing new about lettering. He’s been into it for years and, as a veteran, he’s rapidly gaining Instagram followers for his work.

Lewis specializes in 3D lettering and shows the whole process to his followers, along with the finished pieces. To see how he does it, scroll down.

Thank you to everyone who posed questions on yesterday’s video! I replied to over 150 comments and shared advice, wisdom, and kind words with so many of you. I would advise any artist looking to better themselves to have a quick scroll and read through, you’re sure to learn a lot! . . This painting is called ‘raising questions’ for obvious reasons and it’s inspired me to explore new this 3D style even further! . . . #handlettering #lettering #typography #calligraphy #handdrawntype #goodtype #typegang #illustration #artistsofinstagram #ligaturecollective #artvideo #signpainting #oddlysatisfying #sketch #inspire #creative #creativity #design #branding #creativeagency #mural #design #graphicdesign #ligaturecollective

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HOW DO YOU EXPLORE LETTERING? . The one question I always get asked is “what is your best tip for aspiring hand lettering artists”. My answer: Explore calligraphy first to understand how letterforms are constructed, then do as I did and progress onto hand lettering when you’ve got a good understanding of how letters are made. . . I teamed up with @meximuss of @lettering_daily to invite fellow you lettering enthusiasts to step out of your comfort zone and explore letterforms. . . The goal of this challenge is to use a new tool/technique and create the prompt ‘’Exploring Lettering’’. . . Be sure to: use the #exploringlettering hashtag and mention 2 (or more) of your friends to participate in this challenge! . . Let us know what tool/technique you used & tell us your story! 🙂 . . I look forward to seeing your lettering! . . . . . Music by @djquads . . . . . #handlettering #lettering #typography #calligraphy #handdrawntype #goodtype #typegang #illustration #artistsofinstagram #ligaturecollective #artvideo #signpainting #oddlysatisfying #sketch #inspire #creative #creativity #design #branding #creativeagency #mural #design #graphicdesign #ligaturecollective

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