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Love this 'Sunshine' hand lettering tutorial with outline technique so bright and happy www.kellycreates.ca

Sunshine Lettering With Our New Designer

A warm welcome to Erica Marcum (@ericalligraphy2) who has returned with another blog post but this time as one of our Dream Team designers! You can read about her in her first guest tutorial by clicking HERE. Her lettering tutorial will definitely brighten your day….with lots of yellow ‘sunshine.’   Kelly Creates Supplies: Fine Black Brush […] Read more…

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…

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