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A great tutorial on drop shadows with calligraphy brush lettering www.kellycreates.ca

Add Shadows to Lettering

Stephanie (@simplystephlettering) is an expert at drop shadows…let’s learn how to make your lettering pop with dimension with this technique! There are many different techniques you can apply to lettering. One of my favorites is a drop shadow. It is one of the first “embellishment” techniques I learned with lettering, so I am going to share […] Read more…

Beautiful leafy Spring hand lettering calligraphy tutorial with green leaves and faux calligraphy www.kellycreates.ca

Pretty Springtime Hand Lettering

Bonnie (@diamondandwillow) has designed a beautiful Spring hand lettered project using Kelly Creates brush pens to draw a very pretty ‘leafy’ frame.  Kelly Creates Supplies: Project Pad, Dream Pens Set 2, Multicolor Small Brush Pens, Multicolor Fineliners, Deluxe Lettering kit , Dotted Practice Pad  I started with a rough sketch of the word ‘Spring’ on a piece […] Read more…

Really Cute Bouncy Lettering tutorial that makes learning it so easy from @simplystephlettering www.kellycreates.ca

Easy Bouncy Lettering with Brush Pens

So many people love the ‘bouncy’ style of modern calligraphy. Stephanie (@simplystephlettering) has a quick photo tutorial to help you learn her cute bounce lettering style with brush pens for a card or other project!   Happy February! Even though it is below freezing temperatures outside, I am feeling warmth and love in my heart because it […] Read more…

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New Calligraphy & Hand Lettering Workshops for 2019

2018 was an amazing, creative journey for me with the launch of my Kelly Creates brand of products with American Crafts as well as my book The Art of Brush Lettering with Quarto. Travel was so hectic but very rewarding and fulfilling too. This year my workshop schedule is already coming together for the next […] Read more…

Holiday Christmas Envelope Art tutorial with Chasity Sivanick www.kellycreates.ca

Christmas Envelopes & Hand Lettering

Today we have a special guest on my blog with a fantastic holiday lettering tutorial! Welcome Chasity Sivanick (@chiciscre8tive) who is an expert paper crafter and lover of all the pretty home decor things. SUPPLIES from Kelly Creates: Dream Pens: Coral and Jungle, Multicolor Fineliners: Fire and Turquoise, Moonlight Markers: White Brush Tip, Multicolor Small Brush Pens: Grey; Black […] Read more…

Blend colours with Kelly Creates Dream Pens how to tutorial www.kellycreates.ca with @wiselettering

Blend Dream Pen Colors with Kelly Creates New Blending Kit

Elizabeth Wise (@wiselettering http://www.wiselettering.com) is going to show you how easy it is to blend colours of Dream Pens using the new Kelly Creates Blending Kit. This tutorial is going to cover blending using the Kelly Creates Dream Pens along with the brand new Blending Kit! I generally use two different methods to blend colours […] Read more…

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