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Autumn Leaves Quote fall hand lettering free printable template www.kellycreates.ca

Autumn Quote – Free Template for Home Decor

When I saw Chasity (@chiciscre8ive ) share this Fall hand lettering design on Instagram, I knew I had to ask her for a template. Her lettering is so cute and fun!  Chasity used a sheet of Kelly Creates Watercolor Paper and lettered this quote with the Kelly Creates Multicolor “Bark” Small Brush tip pen (from […] Read more…

Free printable modern calligraphy hand lettering worksheet live laugh love www.kellycreates.ca

September Newsletter and FREE Quote Worksheet!

I’ll be honest – there are some quotes I NEVER write, and this month I’m lettering one of them! The phrase “Live Laugh Love” has been so popular and overused in my opinion that I’ve always avoided it. But finally I have decided to offer a worksheet with these words in a script and print […] 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…

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…

learn how to supersize your calligraphy practice www.kellycreates.ca

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…

how to control your brush pen tutorial www.kellycreates.ca

Calligraphy Help – Stop Struggling With Thick & Thin Strokes

I am really happy about a new calligraphy drill I have created to help you control the thick and thin strokes when writing with a brush pen! This new drill will really help you figure out those transitions and avoid the problem of having your strokes look all the same size. The first step is […] Read more…

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