Quick guide to Bubbly Letters

Quick guide to Bubbly Letters

Alright, you asked for it, after people finish my 90 Days of Drills Challenge they usually ask what next? How do I connect letters?

Here is my quick guide for you. Literally, it's a 30-second explanation.

Have you been eyeing those big loopy letters on Instagram but when you try to do your lettering they just aren't coming out the same way? I've been there, and I remember this day like it was yesterday, lol. I seriously do, it just all of a suddenly clicked in my head, and I understood what I was doing wrong. 

8 Tricks to get you practicing your lettering every day

8 Tricks to get you practicing your lettering every day

So you want to be the best lettering artist in the world, but you have a little problem. You don't take the time to get better. Understanding the problem is the first step to fixing it. Pay attention to your daily routine, and what causes you to do other things instead of practicing your art. I've got 8 tricks for you that will get you practicing every day.

Tools I wish I started lettering with

Tools I wish I started lettering with

When I started handlettering, about 2.5 years ago, I made many mistakes and today I will share with you the 6 tools I wish I had started with instead.Here are some of the tools I wish to have started with instead of the ones I did. Not that there is anything wrong with most of these, but I now know what I was missing. What was holding me back from improvement. 

How to turn your watercolors into fun cartoony letters using Illustrator

How to turn your watercolors into fun cartoony letters using Illustrator

Ever want to give your old lettering pieces a new fun life? Here is one way to do it. Follow this video tutorial and learn how to turn your old watercolor pieces into fun cartoony lettering that will brighten up your day.

Why should I vectorize my lettering?

Why should I vectorize my lettering?

Have you been lettering for a while now? Do you have drawers of lettering pieces at home and don't know what to do with them? I've got your answer right here.

Digitize and vectorize

The first step is to scan all your art because it's safer in the cloud than getting dusty and damaged just floating around your home. My kids love their markers and usually they end up scribbling on my art.

Then, vectorize using Illustrator. And why Illustrator is a whole other topic. Hint: It's more professional, hence why the pros use it. But why?

What's a vector anyway?

What's a vector anyway?

When you start hand lettering you may not even care that you can digitize it or do anything else with it. Because you're just doing it for fun. But if you want to start selling large prints, t-shirts, mugs or fonts, you will need to learn how to properly digitize your lettering. 

The best way, is to vectorize it

2 Lessons I learned after going back to a day job

2 Lessons I learned after going back to a day job

If you're a creative, and you're stuck at another job all day, I feel your pain. I can "literally" feel the energy being sucked out of me as soon as I step through the door. I hate it so much, I cringe, I scream in my head and count down the minutes I have left in the day. I've had plenty of jobs in my life, including this one, but boy, going from self employed, to this is just torture.

The Lettering Course: Is it right for me?

The Lettering Course: Is it right for me?

The Lettering Course launched, you're probably debating whether it's something you really need.

I get it.

There are plenty of free videos and info online that you can search for and learn on your own. After all, most of my lettering learning came from trial and error, but I did take a couple courses in the beginning just to get started and learn the basics,