calligraphy

Free printable worksheet Remembrance Veterans Day lettering Lest We Forget www.KellyCreates.ca

Watercolour Wednesday – Lest We Forget FREE Printable

Tomorrow is Remembrance Day in Canada (and elsewhere) and Veterans Day in the USA. I painted the phrase “Lest We Forget” to commemorate this day. The Kelly Creates “Poppy” Watercolor Ink is perfect for this lettering. I also painted a poppy flower with this same red ink and added stems with sepia brown (combination of […] Read more…

Halloween lettering tutorial with spider webs kellycreates.ca

Halloween Hand Lettering – Hocus Pocus

Did you know I have a Facebook group called “Kelly Creates Free Online Classes” ? Last weekend I taught 3 different Halloween designs and this “Hocus Pocus” lettering was one of them. Using my Kelly Creates Violet and Orange Watercolor Inks, palette and size 2 lettering brush,  I painted the words “Hocus Pocus.” Then I […] Read more…

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…

free printable download template to practice lettering sweater weather www.kellycreates.ca

Watercolour Wednesday – Sweater Weather

The temperature is cooling quickly where I live in Canada, and soon we will have the white stuff falling from the sky…yikes! It’s time to pull out our warmer clothing, and thus I was inspired to paint the cute phrase ‘sweater weather.’ SUPPLIES: Kelly Creates Teal, Yellow and Brown (Orange and Blue mixed) Watercolor Inks […] Read more…

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…

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…

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