If you have fond memories of learning to write the alphabet as a kid, hand lettering might just be the perfect hobby for you. You’ve probably seen a lot of great hand lettering examples in social media feeds, coffee shop chalkboards, and on greeting cards and birthday cakes. Once you learn it yourself, you’ll be able to use your skills in all these places and more!
It only takes a pen and paper to get started, and just a bit of practice to master the basics. Below are some basic alphabets to start hand lettering with, plus some tips on the best hand lettering tools for beginners.