Jump start your signwriting journey.

Being familiar with the the Tools, Materials and Processes of the Sign Painting trade along with how to draw Professional Quality Lettering are two of the first things you need to learn as a Signwriter. This course bundle is designed to help you do just that with the introductory course SIGN PAINTING FIRST STEPS along with the comprehensive lettering course UNDERSTANDING & DRAWING GOTHIC LETTERFORMS.


If you are interested in learning Traditional Signwriting but not sure where to start then this course is designed for you.

As with any new undertaking it can be overwhelming trying to figure out what items you need to purchase in order to get started without wasting your time searching endlessly through Youtube videos or spending your hard earned money on the wrong tools and materials.

Sign Painting First Steps is designed to Jump Start Your Signpainting Journey by taking all the confusion out of knowing what tools and materials you need to get started and how to use them, providing you with knowledge that can often take years to acquire.

In Part One of this course you will learn all about the industry standard Tools and Materials of the Sign Painting Trade and their various applications, from Paints & Brushes to Layout Tools and Substrates. 

Then in Part Two you will be shown step by step how to make a high quality MDO plywood sign all the way from panel preparation and weatherproofing to applying the finishing touches as John King demonstrates each process along the way.

Course contains 44 Video Lessons totaling 5 hours with Quizzes. Lifetime Access once enrolled. Discount codes for signwriting supplies. Do at your own pace.


In this comprehensive online course you'll learn everything you need to know to be able to draw Professional Quality Lettering. John King takes you through an intensive study of a Sans Serif Gothic Alphabet unlocking all the secrets of letter construction based on the foundational rules of the original Roman Alphabet and how they apply to all good modern typefaces.

You'll create your own hand drawn alphabet by following real time detailed demonstrations of how to draw each letter and numeral, then be shown how to apply the principals you've learned to create countless variations of the alphabet and design your own custom typefaces.

This course is a must for anyone who works in the typography industry from Traditional Sign Painters to Graphic Designers and Lettering Artists.

Course contains 50 Video Lessons totaling 11 hours, 33 Page downloadable Course Companion Booklet Quizzes and a Completion Certificate. Lifetime Access once enrolled. Do at your own pace.

After completing these two courses you will have learned all about the essential Tools and Materials of the sign-painting trade, the process of creating a high quality MDO sign panel from start to finish, as well as how to draw professional standard lettering with a thorough understanding of letter construction rules and fundamentals applicable to all good typography design.

Only $299. Usually $336