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Hand Lettering Tutorial
I found my motto. I am such a perfectionist that it can be crippling. I want everything to go exactly as planned every time, but when you teach first grade (and do most things in life) that is just not what happens. You and I both know that some of the be
If you’ve ever started anything new, then I’m sure you know this already. And yet we have the hardest time accepting the fact that we have to go through the process of learning and growing. Solid skills and success don’t just happen overnight. You have to keep on practicing. And you have to go through a lot of trial and error. . Whatever aspect of this you’re struggling with- the technical aspect of calligraphy, taking pictures of your finished work, starting an Etsy shop, or trying to build ...
Still photo from the previous video! Omg! My letter is finally here! Day 19 of the @surelysimplechallenge #simplealphabets #simplealphabets_s . I will be showing you 4 versions of how I write an uppercase "S" & lowercase "s." I used Crayola markers, did fauxcalligraphy & of course, I had to emboss something! ✨ Stay tuned as I will be doing the entire alphabet for the month of June! Please feel free to ask if you have any questions! #lettersbyshells
Starting a new letter building series. Check out where to start each letter & how to follow the strokes. As you're moving up a letter, your stroke is light. As you transition down a letter (like the top of A), begin to push down and add some pressure for those thick lines. a is created with two strokes: a lopsided o that starts on the right side & the tail stroke. These letters were created with the @kuretakezig_usa zig clean color real brush pen. Click the link in my profile to see more abou...
Day 7: Gg G's are fun and full of loops! Don't overthink it. Keep practicing those loops & transitions until you find a variation of g that you love! Be sure to hold your pen at about a 45 degree angle, so that the side of the pen touches the page for thick strokes. Pull up & lighten your stroke by using the tip of the pen. Check out where to start each letter & how to follow the strokes. As you're moving up a letter, your stroke is light. As you transition down a letter (the tail of either...
Each letter of the alphabet is built using multiple strokes. You’ve probably heard me say this over and over, but it’s SO important to practice those basic strokes until you have them down. The more you are comfortable with the basic strokes, the more you’ll be able to create the beautiful letters you’re hoping for. . If there’s a letter that you hate- break it into it’s basic strokes and focus on each piece of the letter. Then, bring it back together and practice that letter! . What’s the le...
I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to start learning brush lettering, as well as those who have been practicing for a while. This book teaches you brush lettering step-by-step, as well as which tools to use, how to add flourishes and illustrations to your lettering. The whole book was hand lettered by Peggy, isn't that cool? Click here to read my full review of this book
Have you been wanting to try hand lettering but you’re not sure where to start? Today we’re sharing 6 resources for FREE lettering worksheets to help you begin practicing and jumpstart your lettering journey. 1. Tombow’s Free Lettering Worksheets We’ve created sets of free lettering worksheets sized specifically for our Dual Brush Pens and Fudenosuke Calligraphy … … Continue reading →