Sans Serif Hand Lettering Tutorial

by Krystal Whitten March 08, 2019 2 Comments

Sans Serif Hand Lettering Tutorial

Today I'm sharing how to draw sans serif letters by building on the basic skeleton shape. I'm following the sans serif letters from my book Faith and Lettering. Scroll down for a video on how to draw these letters. Download a practice guide.


An exemplar to look at and practice with:

Here are some things to remember:

There are other ways to do sans serif letters. Get creative!


Horizontal lines should be slightly thinner than the vertical lines. 


Keep your S upright, not leaning by penciling in some guides to help you.


Tools used:

Blackwing Pearl pencil
Sakura Pigma Micron 05 pen
Faith and Lettering book

Download the Practice Guides


Thanks for watching! 
With love and lettering,

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Krystal Whitten
Krystal Whitten


2 Responses

Krystal Whitten
Krystal Whitten

April 09, 2019

Thank you Linda. Glad you enjoyed it!

Linda Jo
Linda Jo

March 13, 2019

Thank you! The lesson was very helpful. Now I need to practice.

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