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pumpkin spice lettering free printable template to download and practice www.kellycreates.ca

Watercolour Wednesday – Pumpkin Spice!

Do you like pumpkin spice everything? This time of year it is everywhere, and I think the idea is so cute. I love seasonal concepts and decided to paint the words ‘pumpkin spice.‘ I tried a colour combination of cool and warm so I chose Kelly Creates Orange and Teal Watercolor Inks. I used my […] Read more…

modern calligraphy tutorial alphabet with a brush pen www.kellycreates.ca

How to Write Lowercase ‘r’

Hi everyone! When it comes to writing difficult letters with a brush pen, lots of beginners struggle with lowercase ‘r.’ I remember practicing this letter and not being happy with the results. Today I have a new video tutorial on my YouTube channel that will help you practice a number of different styles of lowercase r. […] Read more…

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August Newsletter & Worksheet FREEBIE!

August and the summer flew by too quickly! Find out why I’ve taken a lot of time off in my newsletter and also check if you won this month’s giveaway. Click HERE to read my August news. This free worksheet is “School Days” since this time of year is Back to School. Click HERE to […] Read more…

Back to School pencil design hand lettering tutorial www.kellycreates.ca

Back to School Hand Lettering Tutorial

Chasity’s tutorial is perfect for back to school! She has created really cute ‘pencil’ letters that pop off the page! You can use this hand lettering design for a home decor sign, a card, a planner page, or even a scrapbook layout. Kelly Creates Supplies: Deluxe Lettering Kit, White card stock or Kelly Creates Watercolor […] Read more…

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Why Should You “Super-size” Your Drills?

When I teach beginner brush lettering workshops, we always use large brush tip pens, like the Kelly Creates Dream Pens, and only study the lowercase alphabet. However, there is a reason why you should practice ‘bigger’ basic strokes too. Eventually you are going to learn the uppercase alphabet, so it’s a good idea to start […] Read more…

a new way to write the alphabet in modern calligraphy www.kellycreates.ca

A New Way to Practice the Alphabet

One of my oldest pieces of advice about learning modern calligraphy is that brush lettering is not cursive writing. It might look similar but it’s totally different. We really have to focus on drawing separate strokes and stop thinking about whole letters and words. Today, I will show you a ‘new’ way to practice your brush […] Read more…

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