Don’t be afraid

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Practicing flourishing and layout with my friends at Hand Lettered Design. The practice of lettering teaches you that your best friend is a good eraser!  Also, using awesome quotes inspires and spurs on the practice.

We Interrupt the New Adventure with this other new thing…

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The ladies at Hand Lettered Design have come out with a new course – Intermediate Lettering – Flourishing & Layout! Two of the biggest questions, once you start lettering are:  Where do I add flourish and How do I Layout the Words?  This new course is designed to answer both of those questions. I loved the beginning courses I took with Lisa and Addi so I am really looking forward to this course as well.

 

 

It’s the little things

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This is a page I colored (with Copic markers) from Lisa Funk’s Creative Lettering Journal  – a wonderful book filled with lettering drills, quotes and images. A fun way to augment your lettering practice.

Chalk Art – “be” wreath

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Inspired by the samples in the Wreath Tutorial from Hand Lettered Design, I created this oval wreath. In the moment, I thought it was a great place to be.

Fude Brush Lettering Drills

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Practicing with some Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pens and some drills courtesy of the ladies at Hand Lettered Design.  These pens are the perfect size of small scale lettering.