This video shows the process of making a lettering artwork by designer and calligrapher Frank Ortmann.
When it comes to typography, my main source of information is Geoffrey Dorne, a tech savvy graphic artist who reports (in French) things of interest on his design news blog, graphism.fr.
This is where I heard of Luca Barcellona, an Italian graphic artist and calligrapher. I consider typography and calligraphy to be ones of the finest forms of art, so seeing videos of his work just leaves me in awe.
The upcoming educational website Method of Action features two online typography games to discover kerning and spacing, and letter shaping.
Both of them take less than 15 minutes to complete, unless of course you start over and over to improve your score.