MATTHEW TAPIA

Hawaii based lettering & graphic artist matt@matthewtapia.com – – – 808-203-4061 – – – 850 Richards St. Ste#508 Honolulu, HI 96813
Van Halen song from 1978. Sketch from 2011. #lettering #sketch

Van Halen song from 1978. Sketch from 2011. #lettering #sketch

Quick one while doing homework. Pencil, sharpie & white out from my son’s backpack. #lettering #handlettering #kerningpolice

Quick one while doing homework. Pencil, sharpie & white out from my son’s backpack. #lettering #handlettering #kerningpolice

'Letters' sketch from a while back. #lettering #script #sketch

'Letters' sketch from a while back. #lettering #script #sketch

Manejo Lento. For my friend @razauno #lettering #blackletter #driveslow

Manejo Lento. For my friend @razauno #lettering #blackletter #driveslow

Wednesday work procrastination. #lettering #handlettering #script

Wednesday work procrastination. #lettering #handlettering #script

Done during a parent meeting a few weeks ago. I think I listen better when I’m drawing. #sketch #lettering #handlettering

Done during a parent meeting a few weeks ago. I think I listen better when I’m drawing. #sketch #lettering #handlettering

Some quick lettering I threw together for my sister to practice her frosting piping with. She’s a great pastry chef, but wanted to add something ‘fun’ to her repertoire of cake top deco. @lisayanger #sharpie #script #wellwishes

Some quick lettering I threw together for my sister to practice her frosting piping with. She’s a great pastry chef, but wanted to add something ‘fun’ to her repertoire of cake top deco. @lisayanger #sharpie #script #wellwishes

Pineapple Guy character I did in 2010 for @kickshawaii still going strong as the store #mascot ! #pineappleguy #kickshawaii

Pineapple Guy character I did in 2010 for @kickshawaii still going strong as the store #mascot ! #pineappleguy #kickshawaii

From something I was working on that wasn’t quite right…back to the drawing board. The type is a display face in two weights for my friends @rbwnyc #lettering #type #neon

From something I was working on that wasn’t quite right…back to the drawing board. The type is a display face in two weights for my friends @rbwnyc #lettering #type #neon

A word about summer footwear. Taken from a sketch I did for an @friendsoftype interview piece last December. @erikmarinovich #fot #lettering #script #sperrytopsider #oldsketchbook #probablytimefornewcontent

A word about summer footwear. Taken from a sketch I did for an @friendsoftype interview piece last December. @erikmarinovich #fot #lettering #script #sperrytopsider #oldsketchbook #probablytimefornewcontent