For many people, January and February can be challenging months in terms of mental health. Today let’s practice writing ‘stay strong’ as a reminder that difficult times are temporary, and we can make it through them.
I don’t often write calligraphy with brown or neutral pens, but I love this combo of the ‘Daybreak’ Dream pen (from the Meadow Set 2) and the ‘Nest’ Small Brush pen (Set 2). I wrote with the Dream pen and then added a shadow with the darker brown small brush pen.
Click HERE to download your freebie practice worksheet or click the image below.
If you’re new to brush lettering, you can find out more about how to start learning calligraphy as a beginner by clicking HERE. It’s a good idea to learn your ABCs before you start writing words. Jumpstart your skills with my Kelly Creates Workbook for Large Brush Pens, Deluxe Lettering Kit and Smooth Practice Paper pad, which is suitable for all ages!
You can use both large and small brush pens to trace the words, such as the Kelly Creates Dream pens and the Multicolor Small Brush pens. Another good choice for pens is the Deluxe Lettering kit and the 3-pack of Black brush pens too. (You can also order most of my lettering supplies from Amazon).
All are available in my online store at http://www.KellyCreatesStore.com (we ship international) or you can click HERE to see where to purchase my products at retailers around the world.
You also need to print on smooth paper like HP LaserJet Premium 32 lbs. or use tracing paper(Canson Marker paper) on top of regular copy paper, which is too rough for brush tips and will damage them.
After you finish tracing, practice your freehand skills on my super smooth Kelly Creates Paper Pads. I highly recommend using the Dotted or Lined pads (never practice on blank paper).
. Want more free printable worksheets? I offer a new one every month inside my e-newsletter. Just click FREE FOR YOU on my website menu, and you’ll find them. Enjoy!