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
I recently received this Kassa Watercolor Set in the mail & I'm excited to share all about it with you guys! The set comes with a 9x12" Watercolor Pad, 3 Water Brush Pens, and a Watercolor Palette (which also has a paint brush inside). There are 21 different colors to choose from and three different style … Continue reading Using Water Color for Calligraphy
When I originally started calligraphy (in 2015), I had no idea that I would eventually start an etsy shop, blog, or website. I actually started out by posting my practice on Instagram. When I got my first supplies, I wanted to post pictures of my calligraphy without my friends and family seeing it. I can … Continue reading 5 Tips For Starting Up An Etsy Shop
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Hello there! Have you been thinking of picking up brush lettering or are just getting started? You are probably wondering how you can possibly get your hand to create those beautiful, effortless (seeming) letters on Pinterest. Well, I've got some important tips for you. You may eventually get tired of me saying this, but … Continue reading Alphabet Practice
About six months ago, I was at Barnes and Noble looking through the Christian book section. I have a tendency to buy books, read the first couple of chapters, put a bookmark in, and forget about the book completely. The last five years of my life were devoted to attaining my bachelor's degree and teaching … Continue reading Her Success Does Not Threaten Mine.
I recently purchased a new gadget for lettering and it is something that you should really consider grabbing for yourself! In the grand scheme of lettering (and in life) I tend to avoid buying any extra gadgets or items that I will have to find a place for. I tend to make do with what … Continue reading How To Address Envelopes Faster & Better
Some of you have started to notice a trend in calligraphy that is not always discussed at a beginner level. And that is the bouncing letters. Many calligraphers train their students to write all letters on a straight baseline focusing on making the letters consistently sized. This is a great way to master a consistent … Continue reading How to get your letters to have that bounce.
I'm going to make a little assumption about you based upon your finding of this blog post. You've recently picked up the art of calligraphy. I'm excited for you, I truly am. Calligraphy has been one of the most relaxing parts of my life over the last couple of years. I recommend it to anyone … Continue reading A Beginning Letterer’s Christmas Wishlist
Did you miss the last post? Click here to go back! Get Started Working on Letter Connections In the last post, we talked about using the basic strokes to begin forming letters. Practicing your basic strokes and letters is about the best thing that you can do to improve your lettering and get more comfortable … Continue reading Step Four: Get Started Working on Letter Connections