Today we’re going to take a look at creating a chalk lettering effect, just like the trendy menus you see in bars and cafes, or the quote murals all over Pinterest. We’ll use the digital power of Adobe Illustrator to plan out our typographic quote design with fonts, which allows us to experiment and move elements around. This isn’t something you can do with chalk, without rubbing it out and starting again! To achieve the most realistic effect possible, we’ll then make use of some analogue tools to capture the natural irregularities of hand made art.

Chalkboard background –

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