Make Things, Not Excuses


Handlettering • Illustration • Graphic Design • Print Design • Vector Art

Just a little motivational poster I made for myself. I handlettered in pencil and filled it in with a black micron pen. Then I added color, texture, and touch-ups in Adobe Illustrator.



both by Mary Kate McDevitt



Handlettered type explorations

Thumbnail sketches of possible layouts


Pencil drawing

Filled in with ink pen

Cleaned up and made into a vector in Illustrator


Color and texture added


Alternative Colors