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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 letter A with watercolour and free printable worksheet August www.KellyCreates.ca

Watercolour Wednesday – Painting “August”

This week August has arrived so we will practice painting this word, as well as uppercase A. Capital ‘A’ has lots of variations, and this worksheet will help you practice a couple of them: block and script. Lately my favourite colour combo is Kelly Creates Rose and Deep Yellow Watercolor Inks, along with my lettering […] Read more…

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Watercolor Wednesday – Lettering with Watercolor Pencils

Welcome back to Watercolour Wednesday! (I spell watercolour the Canadian way and sometimes the American way haha). Today I thought I would share a tutorial on how to use my Kelly Creates Paradise Watercolor Pencils for lettering. Can I tell you how much I LOVE these Paradise Watercolor Pencils? If you feel like you need […] Read more…

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Watercolour Wednesday – Let’s Paint ‘Explore’

Painting with pretty watercolours is so much fun, but it can also be overwhelming. Thinking about loading the brush with paint, cleaning the brush between colours etc can be a lot to consider while focusing on getting the strokes down on paper. To simplify your learning, I recommend practicing with the Kelly Creates Black Ink […] Read more…

watercolor lettering free printable template www.kellycreates.ca

Watercolour Wednesday – Free Printable Template

One of the biggest mistakes beginners make when practicing any kind of lettering is not using guidelines. Writing or painting letters on blank paper is never a good idea. Did you know you can use the Kelly Creates Grid Practice paper to practice your lettering? This specialty paper pad is heavyweight but much less expensive […] Read more…

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Watercolour Wednesday – Spring is here!

This week let’s practice painting the letter ‘s’. Just like in brush lettering with pens, painting the letter s is tricky because of the continuous curves. Creating thin and thick lines requires good control of your paint brush. This free printable worksheet will help you with your brush skills. In this free printable template, you […] Read more…

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