Apply this shadowing technique to your next chalk lettering design. This technique will leave your design with softer edges and a more finished look.
By Valerie McKeehan
In The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering: Create and Develop Your Own Style, Valerie McKeehan guides readers through the art of chalk lettering. All readers can learn to master the designs found in the book with over 60 lessons, a review of basic tools and tips, and a practice space to try some of these lessons out. An additional 12 projects are included in the final chapters for readers to practice everything they learned. The following excerpt is from Chapter 3, "Shadows and Dimension."
Excerpted with permission from The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering, by Valerie McKeehan. Published by Workman Publishing, © 2015.