Add depth to your lettering with shadows

Adding shadows to letters is a super way to make them pop from the page and can give them a more finished feel. In issue 1 of Simply Lettering, Milly Withers from Blink Lettering shares three different ways of adding impressive shadow effects to your brush lettering.

In the video above, our Commissioning Editor, Lou Collins, demonstrates a few more shadows effects using the brush lettering pens from issue 1 of Simply Lettering.

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For the shadow lettering projects in issue 1 , Milly used:

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8 Comments on “Add depth to your lettering with shadows

  1. Charmaine

    July 13, 2019 at 10:35

    Thank you for a great tutorial.

  2. carlson_lorie

    July 13, 2019 at 4:39

    Exactly what I wanted to know. Thanks for the tutorial!

  3. Rachel Homer

    July 13, 2019 at 11:13

    Great tutorial. Super ideas I’ll be practicing this week. X

  4. Mary Harvey

    July 15, 2019 at 7:21

    Thank you. Lovely and clear xx

  5. Susan Carter

    July 16, 2019 at 7:45

    Fab tutorial- Lettering and calligraphy is my new mindfulness hobby that I want to get to grips with over the summer break. (Total beginner)

  6. JeM

    July 16, 2019 at 11:08

    Thank you!

  7. andreahorabin1966

    July 16, 2019 at 11:38

    Yes yes yes. Thankyou, at last someone has done a video tutorial I can use. The amount of times I’ve clicked on a link to learn how to do this, that the first half of the video has been something completely off the project. Be it taking about their latest illness or the need etc.
    I thoughrlly

  8. londongirl88

    September 1, 2019 at 12:11

    I never would have thought to leave the gap between the shadow and the line, thank you Lou. Great video.

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