Brush Lettering

A really cute and easy rainbow tutorial by Kelly Klapstein @kellycreates using Tombow brush pens and the Brother ScanNCut machine.

Rainbows & Calligraphy with Tombow and Brother ScanNCut

I love being on the Creative Scrapbooker magazine design team, and enjoy creating projects for their blog. Today I am being featured on their website with a tutorial on how to create a rainbow motivational quote with Tombow pens and the Brother ScanNCut. Rainbows are just plain happiness, don’t you think? To see this tutorial […] Read more…

A really sweet Mother's Day illustration 2017 by Kelly Klapstein @kellycreates that you can download and print as a FREE Mother's Day card www.kellycreates.ca

Mother’s Day Free Colouring Card & Gifts

This year, Mother’s Day brings me joy and sadness. Last August, my mother passed away at the age of 88. The loss is felt more deeply on special occasions, like Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter, which we always celebrated with my mom. And now Mother’s Day arrives. I will hold my children, tell them how much […] Read more…

So many amazing calligraphy tips and techniques are in Kelly Creates monthly newsletter "KellyLetters". You can sign up on her website. She really knows how to explain the details of brush lettering. Use these tracing guide worksheets to build muscle memory and take your lettering to the next level. The whole alphabet, words, drills and more at www.kellycreates.ca

Calligraphy Tips: How to Connect Strokes and Letters

Let’s say you have already started to learn brush lettering or calligraphy of any kind. As a beginner, you start by focusing on drills and basic strokes, then graduate to letters from simplest to most challenging. (To read my blog post about how to study the alphabet, click HERE).   Using my practice guide worksheets and […] Read more…

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Paper and Ink Arts

Have you heard of the Paper and Ink Arts store? It is a candy shop for calligraphers and lettering artists! It is located in Nashville, USA, but they have a fantastic online store as well. I know what it means to run a small business, so I believe it’s important to support family shops like this. […] Read more…

Listen to April 10 So Suzy Podcast for an Interview with Kelly Creates and hear about her beginnings in brush lettering and her insight into this beautiful art form.

Sharing Secrets on the So Suzy Podcast

If you are crafty and creative, you will love listening to Suzanne Moore, who hosts an entertaining and informative podcast about the creative industry called “So Suzy.” On April 10, my interview with Suzanne will be broadcast, and I answer Suzanne’s questions about how I started brush lettering and my business of teaching with practice […] Read more…

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