Lettering can conceal a multitude of sins. Nothing is nailed down. Wobbly lines become straight. Awful spacing is furtively undone.
A few lettering pieces
C alligraphy is writing as an art, or so we’re told. Lettering is calligraphy with the benefit of cheating. How you create your pieces is your business. You can take one step at a time, even backward if you like. The end, disgraceful or noble, justifies your means.
Lettering allows you to retouch and overpaint. You cut, shift and glue. When you work on production piece, the end result is all that matters. The original artwork is only a step on the way.
Here are a few examples.