Often I take lettering and calligraphy too seriously. I am consumed with following the rules and maintaining perfect form. That’s not how art should be! Being playful and creative with lettering can produce wonderful results!
I ignored and broke some rules to letter ‘October’ by mixing script with block and lowercase with uppercase. I love the results! And I also like the purple shadow on the lime green – playful Halloween colours instead of traditional orange and black.
I chose a bright lime green Kuretake Fudebiyori brush pen and added a purple shadow with Kelly Creates Orchid small brush pen.
Click HERE to download and print your free 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 my Amazon Storefront).
All are available in my online store at http://www.KellyCreatesStore.com (only USA shipping) 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!