modern calligraphy

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…

free back to school printable worksheet kellycreates brush lettering tracing template www.kellycreates.ca

August Newsletter & Worksheet FREEBIE!

August and the summer flew by too quickly! Find out why I’ve taken a lot of time off in my newsletter and also check if you won this month’s giveaway. Click HERE to read my August news. This free worksheet is “School Days” since this time of year is Back to School. Click HERE to […] 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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