For more experienced students and artists: instructions on making an abstract mobile. Click through to Dinosaurs and Robots for complete tutorial, using cardboard or sheet metal, wire, and a little verve to get it just right.
Here's a full Paper to Digital tutorial on how to take your hand lettering projects and digitize them using Image Trace in Illustrator. Follow along for illustration projects as well. via @jnnfrcyl
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