Leo Ratzlaff

Ratzlaff Lettering

From the 3-day workshop Keep your hand dirty

2021 Type Design

In January 2021 I joined the 3-day lettering course called ‘Keep your hands dirty’, by Guasca Studio Co. I was never good with manual skills, but this was a change for a late start.

For the final project, we had to choose a word or small sentence to draw. The image below displays from my first to the last version on paper, before vectorizing.

More than lettering, the main thing I learned is that good results will come if we invest time and iterate. Here’s the final result: