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Lettering poster "Gin tonic"

Lettering poster "Gin tonic"
30 min Easy

Not just for gin lovers! This lettering is a really eye-catching feature for your home.
The best thing about it is that you design it yourself. But you don‘t have to be a calligrapher or a lettering artist: all you need to do is follow these step-by-step instructions.


An article by Claudia

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Step-by-step tutorial

Print off the template for your desired design.

Lettering template

Shade over the back of the template with a soft pencil (e.g. Mars Lumograph 7B).

Tip: The template can be enlarged to whatever size you want at a copy shop, so you can even create A2 size posters.

Attach the template (front side up) to the top corner of your lettering paper using masking tape.
Then go over the lines with a sharp HB pencil, to transfer the design onto the paper.
Before you remove the template, lift up one corner to check that you have transferred all the lines.

Go over the outlines of the letters with the lightfast, black pigment liner.

Then fill in all the letters in black. Finally, rub out any remaining pencil lines.

Material overview

What you need

ProductArticle no.Quantity
Mars® Lumograph® 100 Drawing pencil - Single product 7B 100-7B 1
Mars® Lumograph® 100 Drawing pencil - Single product HB 100-HB 1
pigment liner 308 Fineliner - Single product black, line width approx. 1.0 mm 308 10-9 1

Additionally required:

smooth white paper (A4), adhesive tape

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