Hand Lettering

How to design a hand lettered quote with flowers by Bonnie Peters for kellycreates.ca

Design a Hand Lettered Quote with Florals

Bonnie Peters (@diamondandwillow) is sharing a tutorial on how to design a really cute hand lettered quote with ‘retro’ flowers and bright colours! I designed a little retro floral to go with this simple lettered piece, and these are the Kelly Creates supplies I used: Grid Practice Pad, Project pad, Dream Pens, Aqua Brushes, Multicolor Small […] Read more…

Cool tutorial on how to add drop shadows to hand lettering and calligraphy for cards, quotes, home decor, scrapbooking and more by Elizabeth Wise www.kellycreates.ca

Add Dimensional Shadows to Hand Lettering

Today on my blog, Elizabeth Wise (@wiseletters) has an awesome tutorial on how to add dramatic shadows to hand lettering.  Add a little dimension to your letters! What you’ll need: Pencil, paper (I used the Kelly Creates Blank practice pad), Kelly Creates Fineliner (size 1.0) and the Kelly Creates Large Brush Pen.   Step 1: To begin, […] Read more…

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Create Cool Hand Lettering with Stippling

Today on my blog, Design Team member Elizabeth Wise (@wiselettering) is sharing a really cool stippling technique for hand lettering projects. Stippling is a technique that uses a pattern/series of tiny dots to create the look of shading, based on how close together the dots are (the closer together they are, the darker that area […] Read more…

Kelly Creates Design Team announcement tutorials and hand lettering calligraphy art work

Announcing the First Kelly Creates Design Team!

I have been dying to share this news with you, and now I can! I would like to introduce you to 4 amazingly talented hand lettering artists who will be sharing tutorials and projects using Kelly Creates products. Elizabeth Wise and Bonnie Peters are 2 incredible hand lettering experts whose original, artistic ideas will inspire […] Read more…

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway: Day 8

Welcome to my first ever 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway, sponsored by American Crafts! From December 11 until December 22, each day I will feature one of the products from my new calligraphy collection. 12 Winners will be announced on December 23, 2017. You could win Brush pens, paper pads, journals, stamps and more! To […] Read more…

Hand lettering and calligraphy on pumpkins for Halloween and Thanksgiving home and party ideas and decorations

Hand Lettering FREE Printable for Halloween and Thanksgiving Decorations

Fall home décor and party decorations often includes pumpkins, especially for Halloween and Thanksgiving. Decorations and party ideas for the season can include hand lettering, and pumpkins are a fun way to use your calligraphy skills. I designed 4 pumpkins… 3 real and one black plastic pumpkin…. and wrote on them with a variety of […] Read more…

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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