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3 simple techniques to create watercolour backgrounds using Tombow Dual Brush pens for hand lettering, crafts, cards, and more www.kellycreates.ca

Easy Watercolour Background Techniques for Hand Lettering Quotes

Calligraphy and hand lettering are really fun to use to create quotes and inspirational word art you can display or frame. Instead of just a plain white piece of paper, you can use water-based brush pens to design very quick and easy watercolour backgrounds. The supply list is short and simple: watercolour paper (or Bristol paper or cardstock), […] Read more…

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How to Paint a Galaxy with Watercolour

Galaxy patterns in watercolour, painting and lettering have become quite popular over the past few months. Being a BIG Trekkie (Star Trek Fan), I knew I had to try to paint a galaxy with my watercolours. I am trying to dedicate a little time every weekend on exploring my creativity with watercolour. So I pulled […] Read more…

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Getting Organized…with a Bullet Journal

I really admire people who are super organized and schedule everything, keeping track of both important dates and daily routines for their businesses and personal lives. Online, I came across the bullet journal and have been following some people as they plan and track their lives in their notebooks. I also joined some Bullet Journal or “BUJO” […] Read more…

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Watercolor Brush Lettering with Mermaid Markers

If you don’t already know this about me, I LOVE WATERCOLOURS! (and yes, that is how we spell it in Canada ha ha) If for some reason I could not do calligraphy anymore, I would dive right into watercolor art full time. Maybe it’s because I’m a Pisces. I don’t know. But the beauty of watercolor speaks […] Read more…

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A Watercolour Thanksgiving Card

Today on the Bazzill blog, I have a Thanksgiving card with a matching envelope. I decided to finally bring my watercolour and hand lettering passion into my other crafting projects. The pretty blue background is made with a couple of colours of Tombow Dual Brush pens and water. I wrote the word “thankful” with a […] Read more…

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Watercolour Playtime

A funny thing happened to me on Instagram a couple weeks ago. I was flipping through photos and a short 5 second video was on the Tombow USA feed.  I watched how someone wrote a beautiful ‘hello’, kind of modern calligraphy, with a Dual Brush Pen.  I was enchanted! So I pulled out my set […] Read more…

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A Flip-It Easter Card

One of my favourite special occasions is Easter.  I love the baskets, Easter morning and all the traditions too.  At 13, I learned how to make Ukrainian Easter eggs, also called Pysanky, from some talented artists in my Ukrainian church.  Here is an egg one of ‘church ladies’ designed: That is the Lord’s Prayer…. amazing! […] Read more…

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