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Watercolour Wednesday – Painting a Quote & Free Printable

Probably the most popular lettering project people make is a hand lettered quote. Creating a piece of word art that inspires you every time you see it is so rewarding. This week we are learning how to design and paint the quote “one day at a time.” If this pandemic has taught me anything, it’s […] Read more…

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Watercolour Wednesday – Here Comes the Sun!

I am loving the sunny, warm weather we are having and decided to celebrate with a bright yellow ‘Here Comes the Sun’ free printable worksheet. This week we are going to learn about adding shadows with pens to watercolour lettering. I find that shadows really help create dimension, especially with lighter tones of inks. In […] Read more…

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Watercolour Wednesday – Painting Cute Letters

It’s Watercolour Wednesday! Are you a fan of serif or sans serif letters?  I like to mix both lettering styles when I’m painting with watercolour. I find I feel more ‘playful’ when I have a brush in my hand instead of a pen. To paint “June”, I used the Kelly Creates Round 2 Lettering brush […] Read more…

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Watercolour Wednesday – ‘Sweet Dreams’ Free Printable

Today we are going to practice watercolour lettering with two words, “sweet dreams,” combining two different styles: script and block. I think it’s important to remember that when it comes to any hand lettering, you have to decide what you like most. Which of these combinations above do you like more? I often ask people […] Read more…

Watercolour Wednesday – Free Printable ‘Lucky Me’

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Today’s free printable lettering template is “lucky me”! You can download, print and practice your watercolour lettering.   TIP:  Paint each letter while the previous letter is ‘wet’ so that the watercolours blend together. I used Kelly Creates Emerald and Deep Yellow Inks from the ‘Warm Set’. You can paint right on […] Read more…

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February News and FREEBIES!

Hello February!  I definitely feel happier this month because it’s my birthday month and Valentine’s Day. I’ve designed 2 printable worksheets for you: one for brush pens and one for watercolour lettering. Click HERE for the brush pen worksheet ‘be mine’ or click the image below. Click HERE for the watercolour “Happy Valentine’s Day” lettering […] Read more…

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