Hand lettering Challenges are great practice for beginners to develop their personal lettering style.Read More
Printable Galaxy Valentine's Day Card
Download and print. The inside is left blank for you to add your personal valentine sentiment. This downloadable freebie is perfect for a special friend or loved one on Valentine's Day. ♥Read More
Creating Faux Calligraphy in 3 easy steps
If you love the art of calligraphy, but don't have time to learn all about nibs ink and not to mention dealing with the mess of it all, then allow me to introduce you to my favorite lettering style of faux calligraphy!
I know you're going to love it as much as me! Faux Calligraphy is a fun, casual, and a SUPER easy way to spiff up party invitations, holiday greeting cards, or just for the heck of it!
I've outlined how to achieve beautiful faux calligraphy in 3 easy steps!Read More
Translated means, I am still learning. This quote is rumored to have been written on the back of a painting Michelangelo completed at the age of 87.
Isn't that freaking AWESOME?! I, personally, think this quote is amazing! I too, will never stop:
- and growing
- and creating
- and painting
Isn't it weird how opposites attract? But it is so true. Not only is it true in personal relationships, but in hand-lettering as well. Using opposite styles or ingredients makes for a better over-all hand-lettering composition.
Opposites, or contrasting design elements, oddly enough, supports each element and makes a composition balanced and interesting. For example, when lettering a phrase writing out the important words in BOLD or Large words and the supporting words in a narrow script brings balance the whole lettering scheme.Read More
Coming up with fresh and unique lettering styles for a word or phrase is challenging. When I get stuck in a creative rut, repeating the same style of lettering over and over again, I like to take some time to brainstorm new ideas.
Grab some paper and your trusty pen and have fun! Without any judgement or hesitation, push yourself to try different styles.
Thank Goodness for the internet! Without it I would have never struck gold and discovered the wealth of online resources! I'm a city girl stuck in a very puny town in the humongous state of Alaska! My small town is nice, but lacks a lot of the creative lifestyle conveniences. However, I'm so grateful it does have one modern convenience - the internet!Read More