Illustrated Letters

Every now and then, someone asks me what my hobbies are or what I like to do for fun. Drawing, sketching and lettering are usually the answer I give (of course!) Here are a few letters I've created over the last couple of years. more

Adobe MAX 2020

Thank you for attending our session on Font Design and/or Brush Lettering at Adobe MAX 2020! Below you will find links to the topics we discussed and zip files of the handouts.

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions: or Debi Sementelli at: more

Lettering Guides

Printable lettering guides! Print these out to put underneath a sheet of paper for letter practice or projects, or use the gray line guides for lettering directly onto the paper. I've included lined sheets, grids and dot grid guides. more

My Favorite Lettering Supplies

While there is no shortage of lettering supplies to experiment with, I've tried a lot of stuff out over the years and have compiled a concise list of my all time favorite lettering tools, materials and thoughts on all of it. more

Besotted: All About Calligraphy Pt.1

Besotted offers a wealth of creative resources and inspiration on their website including interviews with designers like myself. In part one of this interview, I reveal why I became interested in lettering, my favorite supplies, and my inspirations. more

Shameless Hussy


Spring is such a lovely time of year, especially where I live in the Pacific Northwest. After short days, lots of rain and sometimes snow, the spring weather is more than welcome. It means longer days, less rain, more sun and spring time wines! During the winter, I like a big, bold glass of wine like a cabernet sauvignon or a petit verdot that pairs well with stews or soups. But just about this time every year, I can’t wait to break open the whites or roses! more

Hand to Type

My work has been featured in this fabulous new book about lettering and type design titled Hand to Type. The book also includes a series of chapters outlining principles of script forms and traces script fonts back to some of the earliest examples. more