Why you NEED a light pad for your lettering

Why you NEED a light pad for your lettering

If you've been sketching out your lettering before your apply marker or watercolor to your paper then you know the pain of dealing with pencil marks that show up underneath. And it's nearly impossible to erase without smudging or totally ruining the color that is on top.

Let me tell you my secret…

TwoEasels Procreate brush for beginners

TwoEasels Procreate brush for beginners

Ever since I got my iPad last year I've been on the hunt for the perfect Procreate brush for my needs. I purchased a few and downloaded some free ones, but none were PERFECT for me.

So off I went and started creating my own brush…

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Small Brush Pen Beginner Worksheets

Small Brush Pen Beginner Worksheets

New worksheets are finally here! These are PERFECT for beginners, or those of you who just enjoy tracing letters. I hear it's great for relaxing too.

Each page is dedicated to one stroke, letter, or number so that you get maximum practice with each one. Those wrist muscles need to develop over time, and with repetition, you will see progress. 

Baby countdown begins

Baby countdown begins

I've got about a month left till this babies' due date!

But since both my previous kids were a little early, I'm thinking it's more like 2-3 weeks.

Which is not much at all, and I can't wait to meet this little boy or girl? I'm definitely beginning the nesting phase of my pregnancy and just getting all the things ready is the only thing on my mind right now. That, and of course listening to endless birth podcasts. I'm mentally preparing for that part as well because it is a challenge.

Lettering tip: Lift your brush pen

Lettering tip: Lift your brush pen

I made this mistake when I first started hand lettering, confusing the rules of cursive writing with brush lettering, but I learned. And what made a big difference in how my brush strokes looked was doing this. Take a look at this video tutorial and learn a better way to letter.

NEW Sharpie Brush Pen for Lettering Review

NEW Sharpie Brush Pen for Lettering Review

it’s not often that a new brush pen joins the lettering world, but these recently became available and I’m in love. Watch my first reaction and review of these new Sharpie brush pens. I also compare them to Tombow brush markers.

3 WAYS TO IMPROVE SHAKY HANDS WHILE HAND LETTERING

3 WAYS TO IMPROVE SHAKY HANDS WHILE HAND LETTERING

As beginners we want to be perfect right away, believe me, I thought I was. But among many struggles and self-doubt comes the shaky brush stroke. You know, when you want to create smooth upstrokes or nice downstrokes but your hand seems to be vibrating. Yup, that's it. That's the shaky hand.

There can be many reasons why this happens, but, if you don't have any health issues that could be causing this, I have a list of 3 reasons why your hand might be shaky.