October 2, 2022


Editing Photography, Videos and 3D by Rich the Renegade

Lettering in Affinity Designer using Ian Barnard’s Freestyler Brush Pack

2 min read

Working in Affinity Designer’s Pixel Persona, digital lettering artist Ian Barnard demonstrates how to use his Freestyler Brush Pack to combine multiple lettering styles in a single piece with simple illustrations to tie it all together.

Freestyler by Ian Barnard contains a mixture of brushes including outline, 3D, flat, monoline, texture and pattern that allow you to create unique and impactful lettering styles with little effort.
Ian will be available on YouTube’s Live Chat for this session’s premiere on Tuesday, 30 November 2021, at 4pm GMT to answer any questions.

As a bonus, Ian has provided a set of free sample brushes from his Freestyler brush pack to get you started, which you can download here: https://affin.co/FreestylerFC

The brush pack featured in this session can be purchased here: https://affinity.serif.com/store/product/freestyler-by-ian-barnard/ with a 30% discount for a limited time (correct at time of publishing).

Ian Barnard is a hand lettering artist and calligrapher who creates high-quality fonts and resources for creatives. His letter builder set is available to purchase on his website: https://www.ianbarnard.co

To find out more about him, see the links below:

Website: https://ianbarnard.co/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/IanBarnard/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ianbarnard/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ian_Barnard
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ianbarnardtype

You can find out more about the Affinity suite, including getting access to free trials, over on https://affinity.serif.com/.

Affinity Creative Sessions: Content Store Special
Stay tuned to the official Affinity YouTube channel from Monday, 29 November to Friday, 3 December as five creative professionals from the fields of photography, lettering, graphic design and illustration showcase how to use their brand-new creative content packs now available to purchase on the Affinity Store.

We will be announcing the details of each session on our social channels, so make sure you’re following us on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/affinitybyserif/), Twitter (https://twitter.com/affinitybyserif) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/affinitybyserif/) to stay updated.

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