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Watercolour Wednesday – How to Practice Block Lettering

Today’s free printable worksheet will help you practice painting block letters. I think you will really find these exercises useful! The best way to practice block lettering is to paint different widths of vertical lines. The Kelly Creates Block Lettering workbook has tracing exercises at the beginning to help you learn these painting skills. A […] Read more…

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Watercolour Wednesday – July Free Printable Worksheet

It’s July! Right now we are experiencing a heat wave where I live in western Canada, which is quite rare for us. Luckily we have air conditioning to get through these hot temps. Because of the heat outside, I chose 2 ‘fiery’ Kelly Creates Watercolor Inks from Set 1 to paint “July” (Poppy and Orange) […] 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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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…

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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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