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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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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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Holiday Alphabets For Hand Lettering

If you want to learn some new hand lettering styles that will WOW, then check out Bonnie’s tutorial here. You can modify and customize the alphabets to suit any special occasion, which is fabulous! Kelly Creates Supplies: ‘Write On’ Grid Paper Pad, ‘Make Your Mark’ Blank Paper Pad, Deluxe Lettering Kit (Pencil and Eraser), 3-pack Black […] Read more…

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Easy Hand Lettered Alphabet Style to Practice

Bonnie Peters (@diamondandwillow) always creates beautiful quote designs, and today she is sharing an awesome alphabet hand lettering style for you to try. Kelly Creates Supplies: Dotted Practice Pad, Deluxe Lettering Kit, Multicolor Small Brush Pens, Black Fineliner 03, Multicolor Fineliners  Using a sheet of dotted paper from the Kelly Creates Practice Pad, I lightly penciled […] Read more…

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How to Design a Hand Lettered Quote

Today, Stephanie (@simplystephlettering) is showing you how to combine hand lettering and calligraphy to create beautiful, inspirational quotes! One of my favorite things about lettering is that I am able to be creative and experiment with different print fonts and script styles. For this tutorial, I am going to design a quote layout and give you some tips on […] Read more…