When I was getting started with calligraphy I was SO overwhelmed by all of the brush pens. I bought a lot of pens, ruined them, and found myself quite frustrated. Does this sound familiar? In my experience, the pen you start with can have a huge impact on whether or not you will feel successful … Continue reading My Favorite Brush Pens for Beginners
Learn how to use Crayola markers to create the basic strokes of brush calligraphy. You probably won't even need to buy any materials for this one!
Let's talk about letter connections. Before I get started, I want to know if you have ever started to write a word and...A. Run out of room on your paperB. Gotten so stuck on how to write a specific letter that you ended up changing wordsC. Had trouble connecting two letters togetherIf you’re anything like … Continue reading How To Get Better Letter Connections
It was 2015, I was finishing up my final semester of college, and I was beyond the point of overwhelmed. My mind was constantly racing through all of the items on my to-do list and rest was not something I was able to enjoy regularly. When I got my first supplies, I felt a wave of … Continue reading Seasons Of Calligraphy
Summertime is a wonderful, busy time. It's filled with adventures, activities, weddings, parties, and anything else you can manage to stuff in. This can mean that all order and structure can fly out of your life - I know that has somewhat happened to me! So, starting now (July 10th!) I introduce the July Alphabet … Continue reading July Alphabet Challenge
JUNE IS HERE! Are you ready to go? A lot of people enjoy traveling in the summer, so this month will feature a travel theme. If you're anything like me, then you may be feeling some fatigue right now. Especially if you are still in school OR you are a teacher like me. But I … Continue reading Letter More in June!
The best way to get better at something is through consistent practice. Grab a brush pen and get ready to practice at least once per week! Use whatever pens you have on hand, create something beautiful, snap a picture, and post it to Instagram with the hashtag #lettermore2018! In my experience, it can be intimidating … Continue reading May Prompts
Looking for some help to practice your new hobby more regularly? Join in on these fun weekly prompts! Use whatever pens you have on hand, create something beautiful, snap a picture, and post it to Instagram with the hashtag #lettermore2018! It can be really difficult to know what to write when you're getting started with … Continue reading #lettermore2018 April Promps
Learn to rest, not to quit. Easier said than done, am I right?! If (or should I say when?) you get exhausted and creativity becomes a struggle or frustration, step back. Don't give up! You can always take a break, try something different, and search for more sources or inspiration. Here are some things to … Continue reading Tips for Conquering Creative Block.
Practice makes progress. You might be thinking, "it's March, it's too late to start something new." But, every day is a great day to start something new! Like Lara Casey says - there is nothing magical about January! We can make positive changes in our lives any day. So, let's talk about the last time … Continue reading March Prompts