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Learn how to slant letters when writing calligraphy with these FREE guide sheets from www.kellycreates.ca

New Free Practice Guide Sheets

Lately I have been teaching a lot of Beginners in my Facebook groups and in person, and I have been telling them that lined guide sheets are a very important part of practice. Actually, I have come across a very common question of “How do I write straight on blank paper?”  My answer is “Don’t use blank paper.” People […] Read more…

Edmonton Brush Lettering Basics

Join me at the Great Canadian Scrapbook Festival in Millenium Place, Sherwood Park, where I will teach a 2-hour introduction to brush lettering on Friday Sept 8, 2017 from 1 – 3 pm. Click HERE for more info and to register. Registration opens August 1, 2017. Read more…

What is Bouncy Brush Lettering? Find out www.kellycreates.ca calligraphy, brush calligraphy, brush lettering, learn

New Bouncy Worksheets & Free Drills

So what exactly is “Bouncy” lettering? It is a more relaxed and playful style of brush calligraphy where the letters don’t always sit in a row on a baseline, but rather appear to ‘bounce’ up and down in an appealing way. If you would like to try out a free alphabet sheet, click HERE to […] Read more…

So many amazing calligraphy tips and techniques are in Kelly Creates monthly newsletter "KellyLetters". You can sign up on her website. She really knows how to explain the details of brush lettering. Use these tracing guide worksheets to build muscle memory and take your lettering to the next level. The whole alphabet, words, drills and more at www.kellycreates.ca

Calligraphy Tips: How to Connect Strokes and Letters

Let’s say you have already started to learn brush lettering or calligraphy of any kind. As a beginner, you start by focusing on drills and basic strokes, then graduate to letters from simplest to most challenging. (To read my blog post about how to study the alphabet, click HERE).   Using my practice guide worksheets and […] Read more…

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Watercolor Brush Lettering with Mermaid Markers

If you don’t already know this about me, I LOVE WATERCOLOURS! (and yes, that is how we spell it in Canada ha ha) If for some reason I could not do calligraphy anymore, I would dive right into watercolor art full time. Maybe it’s because I’m a Pisces. I don’t know. But the beauty of watercolor speaks […] Read more…

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