lettering

Learn how to slant letters when writing calligraphy with these FREE guide sheets from www.kellycreates.ca

New Free Practice Guide Sheets

Lately I have been teaching a lot of Beginners in my Facebook groups and in person, and I have been telling them that lined guide sheets are a very important part of practice. Actually, I have come across a very common question of “How do I write straight on blank paper?”  My answer is “Don’t use blank paper.” People […] Read more…

What is Bouncy Brush Lettering? Find out www.kellycreates.ca calligraphy, brush calligraphy, brush lettering, learn

New Bouncy Worksheets & Free Drills

So what exactly is “Bouncy” lettering? It is a more relaxed and playful style of brush calligraphy where the letters don’t always sit in a row on a baseline, but rather appear to ‘bounce’ up and down in an appealing way. If you would like to try out a free alphabet sheet, click HERE to […] Read more…

learn brush lettering with Kelly Klapstein, www.kellycreates.ca

Upcoming Workshops 2017

I’m so happy to announce that I will be presenting “The Art of Brush Lettering” at two Pinners Conferences in the Fall…Dallas (Arlington) Texas on Sept. 30 and Salt Lake City (Sandy) Utah on Nov. 3, 2017. These exclusive one-hour presentations are FREE and all supplies are provided.   Pinners Conference is a fantastic 2-day event […] Read more…

Lots of great lettering advice for lefties, left-handed tips for calligraphy from a leftie

Lettering & Calligraphy Tips for Left-Handed People

One of the questions I get asked a lot is from left-handed people wondering if they can do calligraphy and lettering. My answer is always, “Yes,” and many lefties use my tracing guide worksheets to successfully learn brush lettering. There are always left-handed people in my workshops who make a few adjustments and can write beautiful letters too. […] Read more…

Learn Watercolor Lettering in Seattle

Let the colors be unleashed! In this workshop you will explore the various styles of lettering with the beautiful medium of watercolor paint. You will learn how to develop your own brush script and practice with worksheet tracing guides. Click HERE to Register at the Daniel Smith Redmond/Bellevue (Seattle) store in Washington, USA. 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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