70s Retro Lettering Style - Step-by-Step Tutorial for Beginners

An artwork of a Seventies Lettering Style Procreate video tutorial

Create a vibrant 70s retro lettering style with our step-by-step tutorial using Procreate - Perfect for beginners and pros alike!

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In this tutorial, we'll take you on a nostalgic journey, exploring the groovy vintage seventies lettering style. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner eager to unleash your creativity, this step-by-step guide will inspire and elevate your lettering game. So grab your iPad, and let's embark on this creative adventure together!

Here are some tutorial highlights:

  1. Introduction and Marker Madness: We'll start with a friendly intro, setting the tone for the artistic voyage that lies ahead. Get ready to explore the wonders of the Marker Madness Brush Set, designed to infuse your artwork with lifelike precision and retro charm.
  2. Sketching Letters and Crafting Stems: Watch your letters come to life as we guide you through the art of sketching, crafting stems, and perfecting your compositions.
  3. Hierarchy, Swashes & Ligatures: Discover the secrets of hierarchy, adding swashes and ligatures to enhance the beauty and visual appeal of your lettering.
  4. Illustration Sketch and Distributing Colors: Unleash your imagination with an illustration sketch, and then learn the art of distributing colors to breathe life into your creation.
  5. Inking and Adding Paper Textures: Master the inking process using the Marker Madness brushes and add paper textures to evoke the vintage vibes of the seventies.
  6. Shadows & Lights for Depth: Elevate your artwork by mastering the play of shadows and lights, adding depth and dimension to your lettering masterpiece.
  7. Background Extra Paint and Textures: Learn the final touches, adding background paint and textures to complete your groovy lettering artwork,


Congratulations on completing this groovy tutorial! We hope you've found inspiration and newfound skills to elevate your iPad lettering game. Remember, the groovy vintage seventies lettering style is all about self-expression and creativity. So go ahead, experiment, and let your imagination flow like colors on canvas. Stay tuned for more exciting tutorials, tips, and resources to fuel your lettering passion. Until next time, keep creating and spreading the artistic love!

Ready to start your creative journey? Grab the Marker Madness Brush Set and follow along with our step-by-step tutorial. Don't forget to share your masterpieces with our artistic community, and if you haven't already, join us on Patreon to access exclusive benefits and be a part of our thriving creative family! Happy lettering!

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