Teacher Spotlight: Chalk Lettering Teacher Lauren Hom Shares Her Tips

ALL YOU NEED IS “10 DOLLARS AND A DAY” TO BECOME A CHALK LETTERING WUNDERKIND. PICK UP SOME CHALK AND START FOLLOWING @HOMSWEETHOM ASAP

Lauren’s a self-taught letterer, illustrator, and designer, skyrocketing to the top of the chalk-lettering game. When she’s not busy traveling the world designing murals (like the one in Skillshare’s office) and working on projects, she’s creating freelance illustrations for brands like Samuel Adams, Aeropostale, and Starbucks. Her life motto is “Work hard, snack often” and she amazingly gets to do both with her Will Letter for Lunch project.

For more from Lauren, check out her class on Hand Lettering for Chalk Murals. Only on Skillshare!


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Lauren Hom is a master of chalk lettering. In 2014, she used this talent for her project “Will Letter for Lunch.” Lauren would letter NYC restaurant menus in exchange for their daily specials. Her lettering work has evolved from chalk signs to large painted murals. Now she travels around the world making art while always staying true to her motto: “Work hard, snack often.”